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.

 

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, Michlalah. Previously: Faculty, Tiferet, Faculty, YTA. Currently: Faculty, Hartman.
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. ESTI DOMSKY, Rakezet
Shaalvim for Women. BA, Blilstein Institute. Previously: NCSY GIVE, Camp Simcha.

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.
ANDREA FREEMAN, Madricha 
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Midreshet Rachel V'Chaya. Previously; Madricha, Pathways Plus/ Midreshet Rachel V'Chaya.

MRS. ELISHEVA LEVIN, Rakezet
MMY; Sherut Leumi, BA in Pyschology, Bar Ilan University, Teudat Hora'a in Tanach. Previously: FAculty, Chorev High School; Madricha, Michelelet NCSY.

JULIANNA GERSHBAUM, Madricha
MMY; Previously: Sherut Leumi, Hadassah Ein Karem. Currently; Mechina, Hebrew U.
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.
ALIZA MARRIOTT, Madricha
Michalala, BSc in Mathematics, City University London. Currently: Ulpan
MRS. ZISSE MUELLER, Rakezet
MMY; BA, Queens College in Media Studies and Communications. Previously: Staff, NCSY Summer; Director, NCSY GIVE ROOTS. Currently: Ulpan. 
TZIPPORAH ROSSMAN, Madricha and Faculty 
MMY; BS Candidate, Michlala Yerushalayim- Special Education and Tanach; Previously: Sherut Leumi; Madricha, Midreshet Moriah; Division Head, Moshava IO

 

Faculty

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

MRS. CHANI KLEIN
Migdal Oz & Midreshet Lindenbaum; BA, Bar Ilan University. PReviously: Faculty, TVA, Emunah V'Omanut. Currently: Faculty, Tal Torah, Beit Midrash Chavruta, Hebrew U.

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

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

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

MRS. ELANA MOSKOWITZ
B.Ed. Michlala. Previously: Faculty, Darchei Bina; Faculty, Midreshet Tehilla; Faculty, Rinat Tzipporah.

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.

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.

RABBI YOSEF BRONSTEIN

Yeshivat Har Etzion, BA, Yeshiva University; Smicha, RIETS; MA Talmud, Bernard Revel Graduate School; PhD Candidate Talmus, Bernard Revel Graduate School. Previously: Jewish Philosophy Faculty, Stern College for Women; Jewish Philosophy Faculty, Isaac Breuer College of Hebraic Studies. 

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. 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. SARA TANEN
MMY; B.Ed, Hertzog College. Currently: Ma Candidate, Eshkolot Educators Institute at Matan / Hebrew U. Eim Bayit at Yeshivat Darkaynu. Previously: Madricha, Tiferet; Madricha, Midreshet Darkeynu

RABBI RAFI EIS
Yeshivat Har Etzion; BA in English Literature, YU; MA 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

RABBI HANOCH TELLER
Smicha Yerushalmit. Noted Author and Lecturer.

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 Education; Faculty, Shaalvim for Women.
MRS. GEULA TWERSKY
BA. Yeshiva University; MS, Bernard Revel Graduate School; MA, Bar Ilan University. Previously: Faculty, SAR Academy. Currently: Faculty, Midreshet Amit; Yeshivat Neve Shmuel. Published author and professional artist. 
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.
MRS. ESTHER WACHSTOCK
Michala, BA, Baruch College; MS, Azrieli Graduate School of Education. Previously: Faculty, Frisch School, Yeshivat Ha'Atid, Yeshivat Ohr Temimim, SKA. 
MRS. SHALVIE FRIEDMAN
Yeshiva College of South Africa; Nishmat; University of South Africa. Previously: Faculty, Shearim; Faculty; Ba’er Miriam, Faculty; Midreshet Rachel. Faculty, Tiferet. Currently: Faculty; Aish UK; Hasmonean High School, London.

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

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.
MS. MEIRA WOLFF
BA Candidate, Hebrew U. Previously; Sherut Leumi, Ayelet HaShachar Youth Village, Shaalvim High School 

 

 

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