Shahar Hecht, MA
Associate Research Scientist
Shahar Hecht is an associate research scientist at CMJS. She received a joint Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Business Administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she also received a Master of Arts in Criminology. At CMJS, she is the project manager for the Birthright Israel evaluations and the Jewish Futures Project. She has worked on the evaluation of Birthright Israel international programs and on a study of Israelis who participate in Birthright Israel. In addition to Birthright Israel projects, she has contributed to numerous other studies, including a study of Jewish young adults on college campuses and an evaluation of the needs of Nazi victims.