Yana Tolmacheva

Senior Director, RSJ Programming

New York, NY

Yana is the Senior Director of RSJ Programming for Moishe House, bringing together her passion for global Jewry and community building. She earned her B.A. in psychology from Hunter College and is a graduate of the Hornstein Program at Brandeis University, receiving her MBA in nonprofit management and M.A. in Jewish professional leadership. Prior to Moishe House, Yana worked at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston, managing the sister city partnership between Boston and Dnepropetrovsk. Yana is originally from Moscow and grew up in New York City. She has spent extensive time in Latin America and Israel, and enjoys work travel to the Former Soviet Union. Yana lives in Brooklyn and when she’s not working, you can find her at the boxing gym.