Joannie Tansky

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Joannie (Henya) Tansky was born in Montreal in 1951. While her children were growing up, Joannie worked from home operating her own small business and became very active in World ORT to eventually become president of her local chapter. Later, while working with her husband in the textile business as both a designer and agent, she discovered a neighborhood Chabad house, the Montreal Torah Center (MTC), and embraced Judaism. 

Joannie is the managing editor at the Montreal Torah Center and the editor of Mosaic magazine and the weekly Mosaic Express, for which she has traveled to such places as Russia, Germany, Israel, Alaska, and Sacramento, California. In addition, she has been a member of the Chevra Kadisha Burial Society for many years. She and her husband Freddy have been married for over forty years, have raised three children and cherish several beautiful grandchildren.T