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Noam Weissman, Ed.D.

Executive Vice President

OpenDor Media

Hollywood, FL


Dr. Noam Weissman is the executive vice president of OpenDor Media (Unpacked), a digital media organization with a mission to strengthen young people’s connection to Israel and Judaism. OpenDor Media creates and distributes educational content across social media platforms like TikTok, Instagram and YouTube, produces podcasts, and develops documentary films. Its podcast, Unpacking Israeli History, which Noam hosts, has consistently trended as the top Jewish podcast on Apple in the United States. Noam also designed and developed the educational vision and implementation of the organization’s hub of Israel and Jewish education which has become a primary tool for educators across the globe teaching about Israel, antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Jewish history, with over 1,800 educational institutions using it worldwide. Noam is also the founder of LaHav, a technology platform and curriculum design tool for teaching Jewish text and values to grade school students. He previously worked as principal of Shalhevet High School and has been a leader in developing creative, innovative, and engaging models for Jewish education. In his first years in education, Noam was part of the Legacy Heritage Fellowship, studying at the Azrieli School of Jewish education, and later completed his doctoral dissertation in education, focusing on educational psychology from the University of Southern California. He wrote his dissertation on Israel education and identity development. Noam is a Fellow of the fourth class of the Civil Society Fellowship, a Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

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