Melissa Hoffman, M.S.

Melissa Hoffman is the Humane Education and Program Specialist at JIFA where she works with Jewish institutions and communities to develop materials, programs, and policies that foster compassion, respect, and responsibility for all living beings. She earned her M.S. in Animals and Public Policy from Tufts University, has worked extensively as a cantorial soloist and Jewish educator, and is an animal care volunteer at the International Bird Rescue in California.