Melissa Zieve is the Senior Director for Program, Scholarship, and Operations. A life-long Baltimorean, she brings decades of experience in local social justice, religious, and education communities. She previously served as President of Bolton Street Synagogue, where she had also worked as Education Director and teacher.

Ben Sax, Ph.D., is the Jewish Scholar at the Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies in Baltimore. Ben is an experienced professor, university administrator, scholar, award-winning teacher, public speaker, and practitioner and facilitator of interreligious dialogue.