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Misha Gorn

Misha Gorn

Misha Gorn was born in Tomsk, Russia and moved to the United States with his family in 1992. His first involvement in Jewish life began after his Taglit Birthright trip with Columbia University Hillel in 2001. Misha became a madrich with the Chicago based group Shorashim in 2003 and later joined Ezra Olami as a madrich as well. After completing the Dor Chadash Leadership Development Institute conducted by JCH of Bensonhurst in 2009, Misha became even more passionate about the importance of participating in Jewish community life. He started volunteering with Limmud FSU in 2009, and eventually joined their PR committee. In 2011, he joined the Russian Leadership Division Board at UJA-Federation of NY and in 2012 he also joined their Commission on the Jewish People (COJP). In 2013 Misha joined the Board of Directors at RJeneration. In 2016, Misha was accepted into the Wexner Heritage Program "New York RSJ 16".

While visiting Limmud FSU in Lviv, Ukraine, he met his future wife, who was one of the presenters there.

In his professional life, Misha works in IT as a system administrator.