I have been proudly working for the Jewish community for 19 years and I feel that I am doing a kind of mitzvah that benefits our people. I was instrumental in naming the JCC: KEDEM. I was born into a family with strong Jewish roots whose ancestors lived in Bessarabia for at least 150-200 years. My family taught me to be proud of being Jewish. I studied Spanish at University, and have a diploma in International Economic Relations and a Masters in Public Administration. I have two sons and published four books of poetry, essays and translations.