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Lois Kohn-Claar

Foundation for Jewish Camp
Board of Directors
Lois spent her formative summers at B’nai B’rith Beber Camp in Mukwonago, WI where she developed a love and appreciation for Jewish summer camp. After years of working in the field of education and educational technology, Lois now devotes herself to Jewish communal service. Originally from Louisville, KY, she moved to Scarsdale, NY in 2001 and became actively involved in UJA-Federation where she served in a number of roles including Chair of Westchester Women’s Philanthropy and member of Board of Directors of UJA-Federation New York. She is a founding member of the Neshamot Women’s Impact Philanthropy group, serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Jewish Education Project, the International BBYO Board, and Schechter Westchester. She also serves on the Board of Overseers for the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and the Penn National Hillel Board. Lois is a Wexner Heritage Graduate and holds a BA and MS in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Lois and her husband, Gary Claar, have three children, all of whom are devoted (current and past) campers.