Jessica Kurtzman

B'nai Mitzvah and Minyan Tzedek Assistant

Jessica is a Los Angeles native, who grew up in Santa Barbara. There, she was a part of the Jewish community at temple B’nai B’rith. She then went on to complete here education at University of Washington (Go Dawgs!) with a degree in English. After graduating she returned to Santa Barbara for a few years before moving back to LA in October 2019.
Jessica has spent many years working with children and young adults in theater and dance. She grew up dancing in a student dance company for 10 years and went on to continue choreography for dance studios, schools and theater productions. She has also been a production and executive assistant for several years and has helped produce segments for the Olympics.
Jessica was introduced to the IKAR community through Rabbi Tsadok, when she began nannying for her beautiful daughter Noa. She started working for IKAR in November 2022 with Minyan Tzadek, which has now expanded to include B’nai Mitzvah. Jessica is thrilled to be a part of the IKAR community and to be working with such wonderful people.