Our Team

Felicia Herman
Felicia Herman has been Executive Director of Natan, a giving circle that supports Jewish and Israeli social innovation, since 2005.

Previously, she was Research and Program Officer at the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. She is Founder and Chair of the Advisory Board of Amplifier, a network of giving circles inspired by Jewish values, and is President of the Board of the American Jewish Historical Society; she also serves on the boards of Sefaria, the JJ Greenberg Institute for Jewish Life, and the DreamStreet Theatre Company, a performing arts company for adults with developmental disabilities. She is a proud recipient of the Jewish Funders Network's JJ Greenberg Memorial Award. Felicia holds a Ph.D. in American Jewish History and an M.A. in Jewish Women's Studies from Brandeis University, and a B.A. from Wellesley College. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their three children.
Adina Poupko
Adina Poupko is the Director of Grants and Programs at The Natan Fund.

Before coming to Natan, Adina oversaw student leadership programs and student programming at Yeshiva University, and was the Director of National Partnerships at Masa Israel. Adina is currently a Wexner Field Fellow. Previously, Adina was a fellow at the Ruskay Institute for Jewish Professional Leadership at UJA Federation of NY, received a certificate in Experiential Jewish Education, and received a Masters in Non-Profit Management and Public Policy from NYU Wagner. Adina was raised in both Montreal and Cincinnati, and found her love for Jewish communal work at Camp Stone, where she worked for many summers. Adina currently resides on the Upper West Side.
Jordan Young
Jordan Young is the Business and Operations Manager of The Natan Fund.

He is responsible for helping to administer the ongoing operations of Natan, organizing the logistics of Natan's events and meetings, handling Natan's social media accounts, and updating Natan's website. Having spent three years with a prominent national Jewish foundation, Jordan was hired at the beginning of 2020 to further Natan’s mission and reach. Jordan graduated from Syracuse University where he studied Communications and History. He was born and raised just outside Philadelphia and currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife and cat.