Daniel Chejfec, Executive Director of The Jewish Federation of El Paso, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He attended the public school and the Jewish Day school which was a secular, Zionist oriented school run
by the Labor Party. His first trip to Israel was at the age of 15 where he fell in love with the country and people. After graduating high school he attended the teachers seminary and college. While in college he worked in
the Argentine Jewish community as Youth director, Adult Education Director and Counselor trainer. He
also served on the National Board of the Argentine Association of Jewish Communal Professionals.
He graduated college with a Masters in Education. He moved to the US where he earned a double
Masters in Social Work and Jewish Communal Service at the University of Southern California and the Hebrew Union College. After college he worked in New Jersey, Delaware, Kentucky, New York and currently Texas. Daniel will be sharing his journey from Argentina to Texas.
Daniel will be speaking at Temple Beth El, 3980 Sonoma Springs Avenue, Las Cruces, NM, on Sunday, Fenruary 12 at 2 PM