Jennie Starr is the Founder and CEO of the Tarbuton Israeli Cultural Experiences in San Diego, CA. Founded in 2006, the community programs are designed to use Modern Hebrew and Israeli culture as an essential link to Jewish Peoplehood itself for both Israelis and Americans. Jennie has 20 years of work experience in Law and Product Management. She has a BA from Northwestern, MA from the University of Illinois, and a JD from Washington University in St. Louis. She advocates for Hebrew Language Charter Schools, introduced Hebrew classes in area elementary public schools and serves on her District DELAC Board. Jennie has coached 8-15 yr olds in Girls on the Run and enjoys running Marathons and Half Marathons as time permits. She lives in San Diego, CA with her husband and two children.