Emily Bernstein is the Resource Development Coordinator at Ruach Hadasha (New Spirit). Ruach Hadasha (New Spirit) is an organization started 9 years ago by Hebrew University graduates in order to encourage young-adults and professionals to stay in Jerusalem. It aims to make Jerusalem a vibrant and pluralistic city through projects promoting culture, affordable housing, community and professional networking. After making aliyah from Florida three year ago, Emily started a Masters Degree in Conflict Research, Resolution and Management at Hebrew University. She is currently writing her thesis on political efficacy and risk-taking behavior.