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Summer@ETTA Staff

 

Leah Schachter

Camp Director, Summer@ETTA

Leah Schachter, Camp Coordinator of Etta's Day Camp for Children and Adults with Special NeedsLeah Schachter was born and raised in Forest Hills, New York. She earned a Bachelors degree in psychology, and a Masters degree in family counseling. She has a graduate degree in diamonds, and has a successful fine jewelry business with Elibelle Designs. She was the original creator of the Leadership Program of ETTA in 2000, which focused on teaching high school kids how to volunteer and deal with special needs. Because ETTA is such an integral part of her life, she has co-chaired many fundraisers for ETTA’s Camp Avraham Moshe (now Summer@Etta). For many years, she has entertained the group homes, and hosted Shabbatonim and ETT Aparties.  Most recently, she has taken on the responsibility of coordinating Summer@Etta, working with Josh Taff, the camp co-director.  Leah Schachter currently lives in North Hollywood, with her fantastic musical husband, Brad, and her four adorable children.

 


Contact: (818) 439-5951



Josh Taff

Camp Co-Director, Summer@ETTA

Josh Taff, a graduate of Indiana University, has been working with the special needs community for ten years, beginning as a counselor in Camp Ramah's Tikvah program. Josh was the Rosh Edah (Division Head) for the Tikvah program in 2006. In 2007 and 2008 Josh was the Coordinator for the Ezra program which is the the Adult Vocational Program at Camp Ramah. Josh most recently taught for Vista Del Mar's Inspire Nes Gadol program, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah class for children with autism.  In the summer of 2010 he served as Assistant Director of ETTA Center's Camp Avraham Moshe for children and adults with special needs. Josh is currently ETTA´s Director of Outreach and Jewish Life. Josh resides in Sherman Oaks, California.


Contact: (916) 799-2097