Natalia Jansen was born in the Ukraine and grew up in Slovakia. She first came to the US as a foreign exchange student at the age of 17 and went on to earn a BA from Lake Forest College and an MFA in Theatre Directing from UCLA. She then received a teaching credential from Cal State Northridge and has taught at Hillel Hebrew Academy for 9 years. This is her first year at Emek. She is married and has 2 daughters, Sofia and Ziva.
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