Ada Horwich earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Berkeley and her Master of Social Work at University of Southern California. She also worked as a special education teacher and served in the United States Peace Corps as a master teacher of science in the Philippines.
Ada is active in numerous community organizations including the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles. She also sits on the Community Advisory Board of the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies at UCLA.
Ada and her husband, Jim, chaired the Jewish Federation General Campaign in 2006 and 2007. She was the President of the Women’s Alliance for Israel PAC and chaired the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Southern California where she currently serves on the National Board of Directors.
Currently Ada co-chairs the Centennial Endowment campaign for the LA Jewish Federation. She is a Pro-Israel activist and last spring received the Lea Rabin Award from the Women’s Campaign of the Los Angeles Federation. She has recently joined the board of the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA).
Ada and Jim have 3 daughters – Tamara, Elana & Danielle, and are the proud grandparents of 5 grandchildren.