Tamar serves as the Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives & Communications at Jewish Communal Fund, the largest Jewish donor advised fund in the country, managing $1.1 billion in charitable assets. An award-winning journalist, Tamar worked for several years as a staff writer at The Jewish Week in New York. She holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia Journalism School, a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from NYU/Wagner, and an MA in Hebrew and Judaic Studies from NYU. She created a financial literacy curriculum for Jewish teen girls and presented the program to nearly 500 teens as part of Jewish Women International’s Life$avings project, and currently teaches Personal Finance & Philanthropy at Manhattan High School. She is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF).