Amnon Ophir is the Director of @akiva and the Israel and Hebrew Educator at the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland. Previously, he served as a Day school teacher, camp director (camp Shomria), Hebrew School Director (Ivry Prozdor at the JTS and Cleveland Hebrew schools), Assistant Professor of Education (Siegal College).

Amnon earned a Master of Arts in Educational Administration (Temple University, Philadelphia, PA). He also earned a B.A. in Guidance Counseling and Education and minor in Sociology (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) and was part of Cohort 4 of the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute.

Amnon is an Experienced Jewish executive education director/administrator with out of the box innovative thinking and vision, Strong community builder with strong administrative, finance and fundraising skills, strong Jewish/Israel/Hebrew content knowledge, strong understanding and skills in delivering Jewish education experiences in out of the box ways beyond schools and regular methods.