Laurie Tobias Cohen, Executive Director
Laurie Tobias Cohen is a 25-year veteran in the field of Jewish Communal Service, and was appointed Executive Director of the LESJ Conservancy in 2002. She has studied and worked in the United States, as well as in Jerusalem and Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ms. Tobias Cohen recently completed the intensive Institute of Not-for-Profit Management, sponsored by New York UJA-Federation and the Columbia University School of Business. She loves the immigrant history of the Lower East Side, (and Jewish New York generally), and is grateful to be able to work with staff and Conservancy tour leaders who feel the same way, and who delight in sharing this precious history with their many visitors