The Custom & Craft Team

Eileen Levinson

Founder & Executive Director

Eileen Levinson is a Los Angeles-based designer & artist. Her work re-imagines Jewish ritual for contemporary audiences. In addition to her projects within the Jewish community, Eileen served as Creative Director with Kin Community, a women’s-focused MCN on YouTube, from the brand’s launch in 2011 until summer 2015. Eileen has an MFA from the program in Graphic Design at CalArts, and BA from Washington University in St. Louis. Eileen has been nationally recognized as one of the most innovative Jewish organization in America by Slingshot Guide and featured in The Huffington Post, Ha’aretz, The Jerusalem Post, Wall Street Journal, The Forward and National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.”

 
 

Rebecca Missel

Director of Partnerships and Operations 

Rebecca Missel is an ideator, gatherer and organizer, and loves her work as the Director of Partnerships and Operations at Custom & Craft. With experience in large nonprofits, Israeli start-ups, synagogues and grassroots organizing, Rebecca brings creativity and passion to everything she does. She has been published in The Forward and holds master’s degrees in public policy from the University of Maryland and in Jewish communal service from Baltimore Hebrew University. A recipient of the Brody Award and a FEREP Fellowship, Rebecca was named to The Jewish Week's 36 Under 36 for her work as president and founder of Jersey Tribe. She lives in Jersey City, NJ with her community.