Yedida Kanfer is the Director of Programming at the JFCS Holocaust Center. She has been teaching at the JFCS Holocaust Center since 2013, and loves to share her passion for Jewish history and social responsibility with high school students, educators, and the larger community. Yedida received her PhD in East European and Jewish history from Yale University. Since then, she has been the recipient of multiple honors and awards, including the Twersky Education Fellowship (Jewish Women’s Archive) and Voices for Good Leadership Fellowship (Jewish Learning Works). She has published commentary on topics ranging from resistance in the Holocaust to immigrant rights. In Yedida’s free time, she enjoys playing with her dog and taking classes at the Academy for Jewish Religion―California (AJRCA).