Rabbi Yehudit Werchow is the Jewish Agency's Senior Shlicha to the Union for Reform Judaism. She was born in Argentina and grew up in Israel. Rabbi Werchow graduated from The Hebrew University with a BA in Political Science and Literature and MARE in Jewish Education from HUC-JIR NY. She was recently ordained by the Israeli Rabbinic Program at HUC-JIR. Formerly she also served as the Shlicha for the movement for Reform Judaism in the UK. Prior to her Shlichut to the URJ Yehudit worked in Merkaz Maase, a leading Israeli social organization, working with Israeli young adults from diverse socioeconomic, religious and cultural backgrounds who led Social Justice initiatives in Israeli periphery during their gap year.