Judy Wall is a Co-President of Partners for Progressive Israel. A native of Pennsylvania, Judy makes her home in New York City with extended time in California each year as well. She received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Pittsburgh where she initially developed her interest in political studies. In her early life, she worked in professional theatre and dance, and went on to teach English and drama and became an Analyst in classical music and creative writing for the Fulbright Fellowship Program. Later, she moved into the field of aging focusing on clients and families living with Alzheimer’s disease. Judy has been a lecturer and educator for the Alzheimer’s Association, the Mayor’s Conferences on Alzheimer’s Disease and as a member of the adjunct faculty of SUNY, Westbury. Using her performing arts background, she has created innovative programming in her work with dementia clients. In addition, she founded one of the first support groups in the country for younger individuals with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. For her efforts in the field of aging, she was named a Brookdale Fellow at the Brookdale Center on Aging, Hunter College. Judy, also, works actively and serves on the Board of the American Friends of Parents Circle-Families Forum, bringing bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families together in pursuit of reconciliation and peace. She spent a year living in Israel and is a passionate believer in the two-state solution. Judy is married to Professor Irwin Wall, a noted French Historian who is, also, on the Board of Partners.
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