Faculty

MMY Administration

Rabbi Katz5 small RABBI DAVID KATZ
Director
Yeshivat Toras Moshe, Yeshiva University. IDF Nachal Brigade. Previously: Director, NCSY Israel Summer Programs and Nitzotz Student Volunteer Program; Faculty, Bnot Chayil College for Women; Faculty, Machon Gold; Administrator,Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim.
Rabbi Lerner3 small RABBI ELIEZER LERNER
Rosh Bet Midrash
BA, Yeshiva University; MS, Bernard Revel Graduate School; Smicha, RIETS. Previously: Faculty, Yeshiva of Flatbush High School; Faculty, Yeshivat Sha’arei Mevaseret Zion; Faculty, Machon Gold; Faculty, Midreshet Rachel. 
Mrs. Issacson small MRS. SHARON ISAACSON
Assistant Director
Michlala; BA, Stern College; MS, Bernard Revel Graduate School, Doctoral Candidate, Bernard Revel Graduate School; Previously: Faculty, Stern College; Faculty, Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway; Faculty, Gruss Midrashiya.
Mrs. Katz2 small MRS. SARAH DENA KATZ
Assistant Director

Michlala; B.Ed. State University of New York; MA, Touro College; YANAR Institue tranied Family & Marriage Counselor. Previously: Faculty, Bnos Rochel Seminary; Faculty, Bnot Chayil College for Women. Currently: Faculty, Midreshet Rachel.

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RABBI ANTHONY MANNING
Senior Rav Mechanech


Yeshivat Hamivtar; Yeshivat Etz Chaim, London; The Jerusalem Kollel; Smicha – Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg and Rav Yitzchak Berkowitz; MA, Oxford University; UK Law society qualified solicitor.  Previously: practicing UK corporate lawyer; Faculty, Midreshet Tehillah; Faculty, Afikei Torah; Faculty, Bnot Chayil College for Women.  Currently: Faculty, Shapell’s/ Darche Noam Yeshiva, Midreshet Rachel V’Chaya.

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Mosdot Mevaseret

Rav Yedidya31 RABBI YEDIDYA BERZON
Rosh Mosdot Mevaseret
Yeshivat Mekor Chaim; Yeshivat Har Etzion; Smicha, Rav Pinchas Hirschsprung. Faculty, Yeshivat Sha’arei Mevaseret Zion. Previously: Faculty, Machon Gold, BMT. Sergeant, IDF Chaplancy Corps.

 

 

Hadracha Staff

MRS. JENNY PITTLEMAN, Eim Bayit
Shaalvim for Women, B.Ed, Teudat Hora'a, Rishayon Hora'a Michlalah. Currently:Teacher at YTA, Yankuta.
Ms AHUVA SCHWARTZ, Coordinator of Programming 
MMY; BA Stern College for Women; Previously: Madricha, Tiferet, MMY; Chai Lifeline; Kedma. Currently: Chef/Owner The Katamon Kitchen 
MRS. TAL ATTIA, Rakezet
MMY; BA, Stern College for Women; MA Hebrew University; Currently: Development Associate at Ayeka Center for Soulful Education
MRS MADDY DRUCKER, Coordinator of Development and Alumnae Affairs 
Midreshet HaRova; BA; Queen Mary University of London. Previously; Madricha, MMY; Educational Administrator, HGSS; Program & Education Director, Ohel Leah Synagogue, Hong Kong. 
MRS AYALA LAUB WALTUCH, Rakezet
Sha'alvim for Women; BA, Bar Ilan University. Previously: Sherut Leumi, V'hadarta Pnei Zaken; One Israel Fund.
DEBORAH BLANK, Madricha 
Alisa Flatlow Program, Nishmat. Previously: Bnei Akiva UK; charities worker
MRS ESTHER MAYER DEUTSCH, Rakezet
Neve Yerushalaim, Midreshet Rachel V'Chaya. BA (Hons) Jewish Studeies, B.Ed, York University (Jewish Education Program). M.Ed, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
TZIPPORAH ROSSMAN, Madricha
MMY; BS Candidate, Michlala Yerushalayim- Special Education and Tanach; Previously: Sherut Leumi; Madricha, Midreshet Moriah; Division Head, Moshava IO
MRS. SHANI SICHERMAN, Rakezet
Shaalvim for Women; BA and Teudat Hora'ah, Bar Ilan University. Previously: Faculty, Shaalvim for Women.
ESTHER SOIBELMAN, Madricha
Nishmat; Currently: BS Candidate, Machon Tal Nursing program; Previously; Sherut Leumi, Garin Torani
MRS NAVA SILVERMAN, Rakezet 
Michlalah; BA, Touro College; MA, Azrieli Graduate School. Currently: Faculty, Michlalah
MEIRA WOLFF, Madricha 
BA Candidate, Hebrew University. Previously; Sherut Leumi, Ayelet HaShachar Youth Village, Shaalvim High School 

 

Faculty

RABBI DANI ABELL
Yeshivat Shaalvim; BA in Jewish Studies, Hebrew Theological College; MA, Azrieli school of Jewish Education and Administration; Mechanchim Counseling Course at the Family Institute. Currently; Mashpia, Yeshivat Shaalvim.

RABBI JESSE HORN
Yeshvat Har Etzion; BA Yeshiva University; MA Azrieli Graduate School; Smicha,  RIETS.  Previously: Faculty, Sha'alvim for Women; Midreshet HaRova; Baer Miriam; Midreshet Moriah;  Hillel on Columbia and Queens campuses; Currently:  Ram, Yeshivat Hakotel; NCSY Kollel.

MRS MIRIAM BERMAN
BA in Tanach, Stern College; MA in Tanach, Bernard Revel Graduate School; MA, Azrieli School of Jewish Education and Administration. Previously: Faculty at Westchester Day School. Shulamith High School for Girls of the Five Towns. Currently: Head of Learning Track Program for counselors at Camp Morasha

MS KENDRA MEISLER
MMY; BA, New York University. Previously: Madricha, Sha'alvim for Women. Currently: Research Assistant and Editor.

RABBI ZEEV BEN-SHACHAR
BA (Hons), Psychology, Harvard; MA in Contemporary Middle Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University; Previously: Teaching Assistant, Harvard University; Program Manager and Middle East Analyst at The David Project; Currently: Senior Israel Educator at Jerusalem U.

MRS. ELANA MOSKOWITZ
B.Ed. Candidate, Michlala. Previously: Faculty, Darchei Bina. Currently: Faculty, Midreshet Tehilla.

MRS. MALI BROFSKY
Midreshet Lindenbauml; BA, Stern College;  MA, Bernard Revel Graduate School; MSW, Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Clinical social worker, private practice. Previously: Faculty, Midreshet Lindenbaum, Migdal Oz.

MRS DEVORAH ROSENSWEIG
Migdal Oz; B.Ed, Herzog College. Previously; Sherut Leumi. Currently: Faculty, Pelech Jerusalem

MS LEORA CLAIR
MMY; Currently: BS Candidate, Machon Tal Nursing program. Previously: Mechina at Hebrew University, Madricha at Midreshet Moriah; Yachad, NCSY GIVE, NCSY Israel

RABBI JEFFREY SCHRAGER
Yeshivat Hamivtar, Yeshiva University, Smicha, Vaad Harabanim Los Angeles. Previously; Akiba Academy of Dallas. Currently; Founder L'dor Vador Jewish Educational Services.

MS TAMAR COHN
MMY; Currently BS Candidate, Machon Tal Nursing Program; Previously; Sherut Leumi, Shaarei Tzedek Hospital; Yachad, NCSY

MRS DEBBIE SHOHAT
Michlelet Orot; BA in Education and Music, Bar Ilan University; Administrator Heritage Seminars; Director of Jewish Education Westchester Summer Day; Previously; Faculty, Machon Gold.

MRS. ATARA EIS
MMY; BA, Stern College for Women; MA, Azrieli Graduate School of Education; Certification, Yeshiva University Graduate Program for Advance Talmudic Studies; Certification, Nishmat's Keren Ariel Institute for Yoatzot Halacha; Previously: Faculty, Kohelet Yeshiva High School; Yoetzet Halacha in Manhattan, Philadelphia, and Silver Spring; Midreshet Lindenbaum; Currently: Director of Nishmat's Yoatzot Halacha U.S. Fellows Program

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MRS. ATARA STARR
BA, Stern College for Women. MA, Azrieli Graduate School for Jewish Education. Previously; Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls, Shaalvim for Women, Director of Programming Michlelet NSCY. Currently; Mashgicha Ruchani, Midreshet Harova

RABBI RAFI EIS
Yeshivat Har Etzion; BA in English Literature, YU; MS and Semicha, Azrieli School of Jewish Education and Administration; Previously: Head of Limudei Kodesh at Kohelet Yeshiva High School, Interim Head of School and Assistant Head of School for Limudei Kodesh. Currently: R"am at Midreshet Lindenbaum, CEO of Mekorot Learning

DR. SHANA STRAUCH SCHICK
MMY; BA Stern College for Women; MA Bible, PhD Talmud, Bernard Revel Graduate School; Yeshiva University Graduate Program for Advance Talmudic Studies. Previously: Shoelet u'Meishiva  Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbaum; post-doctoral fellow Bar Ilan University. Currently: post-doctoral fellow Haifa University.

MRS. HUDI ELSANT
MMY; BA, Stern College for Women; MA candidate, Azrieli Graduate School of Education. Previously: Faculty, Ateret Seminary of Queens College; Project Identity for Adult Kiruv Education; Faculty, Shaalvim for Women.

RABBI HANOCH TELLER
Smicha Yerushalmit. Noted Author and Lecturer.

RABBI YONATAN EMMETT
Yeshivat Shaalvim; IDF Armored Corps; Smicha, Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Faculty, Yeshivat Shaalvim; Researcher, Shlomo Aumann Institute; Author of Seforim Aliba D'Emet Brachot and Aliba D'Emet Kiddushin.

RABBI YITZCHAK TWERSKY
BA, Yeshiva University; Yoreh Yoreh and Yadin Yadin, RIETS; MS, Bernard Revel Graduate School.  Previously: Chairman of Tanach Department and Rebbe, Frisch Yeshiva High School; Maggid Shiur, Columbia, Princeton, Yeshiva University; Faculty, Michlelet Orot; Rosh Tochnit Chul, Yeshivat Or Etzion.  Author of Sefer Amittah shel Torah on the weekly Parsha. Currently: Faculty, Yeshivat Ashreinu.

RABBI DR YOEL FINKLEMAN
Sha'alvim; IDF Armored Corp; BA, Yeshiva College; MA, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies; PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Previously, faculty Bar-Ilan University, Givat Washington College, Midreshet Lindenbaum. Currently, curator of the Judaica collection at the National Library of Israel. Author of Strictly Kosher Reading: Popular Literature and the Condition of Contemporary Orthodoxy.

RABBI DOVID'L WEINBERG
Reishit Yerushalayim; Yeshiva University/RIETS/Azrieli; Smicha, Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg. Previously: Faculty, DRS and SKA High School; Torat Shraga; Midreshet Moriah. Currently: Faculty, Yeshivat Orayta; Rosh Kollel Toras Chesed at Camp HASC

MRS. SHALVIE FRIEDMAN
Yeshiva College of South Africa; Nishmat; University of South Africa. Previously: Faculty, Shearim; Faculty; Ba’er Miriam, Faculty; Midreshet Rachel. Currently; Faculty, Tiferet.

RABBI SHALOM WEISBERG
Yeshivat Hakotel; Meishiv at Yeshivat Hakotel; BA, Michlelet Lifshits; Rabbi at Orot Yehuda High School, Tiferet, Midreshet Amit; Certified Marriage Counselor

 

 

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