Elliot founded Hasbara Fellowships in 2001 while studying in Jerusalem at Aish HaTorah. Elliot has led Hasbara’s growth— becoming one of the premier campus Israel advocacy organizations, having trained thousands of students to stand up for Israel on campus. Elliot is also a board member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ and is the chair of the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation.
Elliot graduated from Northwestern University in 1997 with a degree in communications and received his Rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem in 2007.
B'nai B'rith International has launched the Zero.Dot.Two Initiative (#0dot2) ahead of its 175th anniversary to discuss ideas around Jewish identity, to educate social media users about Judaism as a proactive way to combat anti-Semitism and to promote the Jewish connection to the State of Israel through the voices of many online influencers. With approximately 14.4 million Jewish individuals alive today, we represent approximately 0.2% of global citizens.