Valerie Michailovich wishes she was a recovering political staffer, but can’t stay out of the game. Currently the Parliamentary Affairs Advisor to Sen. Judith Seidman, she has also worked as a writer in the Office of the Leader of the Opposition. An active member of the Ottawa Jewish community, Valerie is a lover of all Jewish things - especially challah, Passover seders and Israel.Bio last modified May 16th, 2019.
Between Russia, Israel, the USA, and Canada, each place Convivium contributor Valerie Michailovich has called home has given her something distinct. Rather than a place of stability or a foundation, which many associate with the concept of home, Michailovich sees it as a place where one learns, grows and builds.