Yael Luttwak

Artistic Director, JxJ


Yael Luttwak is the JxJ Artistic Director.

Yael is passionate about the power of film, music, and Jewish cultural arts to inspire audiences, create conversations, educate, and build community.

Prior to joining EDCJCC, Yael served as the programming producer at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She produced live and digital programming to educate about the Holocaust inspiring audiences to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.  Yael also previously worked as a documentary filmmaker and produced and directed six award-winning documentaries to engage and create social change.

Yael is a native Washingtonian and graduated from Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and holds a B.A. from University of Rochester and an M.A. from London Film School. She is a parent of a Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School student.

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