Office of Jewish Education Policy and Research
We inform the conversation on Jewish day schools with
foundational quantitative research on trends in Jewish day schools.
Meet The Team
Gabe Aaronson grew up in a military family, moving over 20 times and living in over 10 different states. He attended Jewish day schools in Binghamton, New York; Dallas, Texas; Silver Spring, Maryland; and Baltimore, Maryland.
Gabe studies for a year in Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim in Israel, and went on to earn his B.A. in Political Science from Touro College. After delivering his valedictorian address to the class of 2009, Gabe returned to Baltimore to obtain his M.A. in Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University.
After graduation, Gabe’s first job was at the Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs. This was during the inception of Teach Coalition. Gabe worked closely with Maury Litwack and the state political directors to define Teach Coalition’s winning policy and advocacy approach.
Gabe moved to Philadelphia for two and a half years while his wife studied at University of Pennsylvania. While there, Gabe served as Office Manager for the Jewish Heritage Programs, an affiliate of Chabad on Campus, for two and a half years.…
In February 2020, Gabe rejoined the Teach Coalition family as a Grants and Systems Specialist. He helps schools and synagogues navigate and participate in government programs, and is heading several research and process improvement initiatives within Teach Coalition.
In his spare time, Gabe likes to read, play video games, and write Data Governance Policies for U.S. government agencies. He lives in Pardes Hanna, Israel with his wife and three children.
Before joining Teach Coalition, Tzvi worked as a Space Manager for the US Social Security Administration, where he managed interior planning and construction for the SSA headquarters in Woodlawn, MD. He then worked as a Quantity Surveyor on public and private construction projects throughout Israel before joining Teach Coalition as a Data Analyst for its newly formed Office of Jewish Education Policy and Research.
As Data Analyst, Tzvi’s work focuses on research and analysis of a broad range of critical data such as school enrollment, tuition, and government funding awards. This information gives us a deep understanding of prevailing trends in day schools and where best to focus our efforts on advocating for Jewish day schools.
Tzvi received his Bachelors Degree in Architecture from The City College of New York, and his Masters Degree in Construction Management from Florida International University. A native New Yorker and then resident of Baltimore, he currently resides in Pardes Hanna, Israel with his wife and their three children.