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Elissa Katz

Associate Program Manager, RSJ Engagement, Foundation for Jewish Camp

Elissa is the Associate Program Manager at the Foundation for Jewish Camp as, focusing on RSJ engagement initiatives. After graduating from the University of Hartford with a duel bachelors in Elementary Education and Judaic Studies, Elissa made Aliyah with Habonim Dror and coordinated curriculum for their gap year program, while leading summer camps in Russia and Ukraine with the Jewish Agency. Elissa later served as a Jewish Service Corps Fellow in Odessa, Ukraine, focusing her work on teen youth engagement and Jewish community revival. She spent the last two years at the Union for Reform Judaism as the Youth Operations Coordinator, specializing in event planning and logistics for NFTY teen programming. Elissa loves to travel and is always looking for new recipes to cook.


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