People

Jonathan Hanish

Rabbi Jonathan Scott Hanish  is the senior rabbi of Temple Kol Tikvah in Woodland Hills, CA. At Kol Tikvah, Rabbi Jon has led the temple in expanding its educational, social, and spiritual opportunities including the development of a Renaissance group, a dad’s group, community events open to all, and a “tween” youth program based on […]

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Noa Shaashua

Cantor Noa Shaashua has joined our wonderful community!  

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Tiffiny Kosloy, MBA, Executive Director

Tiffiny Kosloy was born in Tarzana, CA. Growing up she connected with the Jewish community by being involved in Jewish youth groups, attending summer camp and working as a counselor at JCA Shalom in Malibu. Tiffiny graduated from American University in Washington D.C. with degrees in International Studies and Jewish Studies. Her undergraduate thesis was […]

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Rabbi Becky Hoffman, Associate Rabbi & Religious School Director

Rabbi Becky Hoffman believes that education is an active and engaging experience. This is what she strives to bring to her own educational experiences and to the Temple Kol Tikvah Religious School. Rabbi Becky has extensive experience in Jewish education. She did her undergraduate work at the University of California at San Diego, majoring in […]

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Ana Yaghoobia, Early Childhood Center Director

Ana grew up in New York, after graduating from New York College she moved to Los Angeles with her family where she began working in the field of Management and Administration. Eventually she decided to follow her passion for children and education. Her hope as an educator is to instill a love of exploring, discovery and […]

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Laureen Waterman, Business Manager

I was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley.  I am a single mother with two beautiful children, Matt 29 and Lacey 28.  Kol Tikvah has been my passion for 7 years.  I joined Kol Tikvah in 2007 and jumped in with both feet.  Before I knew it I was rooked in to serving […]

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Samantha Duenas, Experiential Education Coordinator

Samantha Duenas has a passion and love for working with children of all ages in fun and creative ways.  She has experience in teaching all ages, from preschool to high school youth groups.  Samantha has been working in Jewish Education for a little over ten years.  She is enthusiastic to be part of the Temple […]

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