Elana Moss was born in Albany, New York and moved to South Florida with her parents and brother in 1985. After attending David Posnack Hebrew Day School in Plantation, Florida for both elementary and middle school, Elana graduated from Nova High School. She received her A.A. from Broward Community College in Library Arts. Elana continued her education and earned her B.A. from Florida Altantic University in Holocaust and Judaic Studies with a certificate in Ethnic Studies. She is currently finishing up her M.A. in Jewish Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Elana has been working with Jewish youth in a variety of ages, backgrounds and settings, since 1999. Her deep love and commitment to Judaism led to her involvement with the March of the Living as an educator in 2008 after having participated as a teen in 1998. Elana feels strongly that she is making a difference in the world and is looking forward to connecting with the youth here at Temple Shaarei Shalom.