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COJECO RSJ Symposium

New York

Olga Markus

Assistant Executive Director at COJECO

Olga Markus was born and raised in the former Soviet Union. She holds a Master’s Degree in Russian Language and Literature and an MA in Religious Education from University of London. Olga has over 20 years of international experience as a Jewish communal professional working in Jewish education, project management, vision-driven program design, and grant management. She is an agile leader, passionate about Jewish learning, values, practice and community life. Olga joined the COJECO team in 2011. She is married to Rabbi Michael Farbman and has two sons.


729 Seventh Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10019

Mission: COJECO is the central coordinating body of the Russian-speaking Jewish community of NY that was formed in 2001 to facilitate the successful integration of Russian-speaking Jews into the greater American Jewish community, while preserving our unique cultural heritage.