Faculty

MMY Administration

Rabbi-David-Katz 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-Eliezer-Lerner 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-Sharon-Isaacson 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-Sarah-Dena-Katz MRS. SARAH DENA KATZ
Assistant Director

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

 Rabbi-Dani-Abell

RABBI DANI ABELL
Coordinator of Programming & Mashpia Shana Bet

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. Previously; Mashpia, Yeshivat Shaalvim.

 

Rabbi-Robby-Charnoff

RABBI ROBBY CHARNOFF
Director of Alumnae Affairs 

Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh; BA in Psychology, Yeshiva University; MA, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education & Administration; Smicha, YU-RIETS; Smicha, Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg; Certification, YU's Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education. Previously: Rabbinic Intern, Congregation Ohab Zedek; Co-Director and Torah Educator, OU-JLIC at Queens College; Director, OU-JLIC's HaMidrasha at QC. Currently: R'am, Tiferet.
Mrs-Mali-Brofsky  MRS. MALI BROFSKY
Director of Shana Bet, In House Social Worker 

Midreshet Lindenbaum; 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.

 

Mosdot Mevaseret

Rabbi-Yedidya-Berzon 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.
MRS. MADDY DRUCKER, Coordinator of Development & 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. MELISSA DANZIGER, Rakezet
Shelem College for Alternative Medicine. Columbia University. Midreshet Rachel v’Chaya. Neve Yerushalayim. Previously: Program Director, ALT Inspired - JInternships; Assistant Director, Jeff Seidel Student Center at Hebrew University; Rakezet, Machon Ma’ayan. Currently: Relationship Manager, Partners in Torah.

ALIZA MARRIOTT, Madricha
Michalala, BSc in Mathematics, City University London. Previously: Ulpan; Madricha, MMY . Currently: MBA, Hebrew University
MRS. ESTI DOMSKY, Rakezet
Shaalvim for Women. BA, Blilstein Institute. Previously: NCSY GIVE, Camp Simcha.

ILANA KATZIN, Madricha
MMY; Bar Ilan University: BA, Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences. Previously: Sherut Leumi, Herzl Museum.

MRS. JESSICA FASS, Rakezet 
Shaalvim for Women. BS Colorado State University, Management Information Systems and Business Analytics. Previously: Project Manager at Mighty Guides. Currently: Project Manager Studio B Productions, Counselor Ruach Day Camp.

JENNA KERSHENBAUM,  Madricha
Midreshet HaRova; BA, History & Jewish Studies, Rutgers University. Previously: Mashgicha, Rutgers Hillel; Research Assistant, Bildner Center 

MRS. REBECCA KORNBLUTH, Rakezet 
MMY; BA in Jewish Education, Stern College for Women; MS in General and Special Education, Hunter College; Previously: SAR Academy, Yavneh Academy; Currently: Ulpan

AYALA SCHWARTZ, Madricha
Previously: Sherut Leumi, Shalva /Yachad, Midreshet Harova
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.
ARIELA SNOWBELL,  Madricha
MMY., BHS (Hons.) Health Management, York University. Previously: Development Associate, Bnei Akiva Schools of Toronto.  Chaveira, YU Beit Midrash Zichron Dov.  Currently:  M.A. Candidate, Hebrew University.

 

Faculty

MRS. MIRIAM BERMAN
MMY; 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

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.
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. 

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.

MRS. RAIZY DOBRINSKY
Shaalvim for Women; BA, Biology, Stern College for Women. Previously: Camp HASC, dental assistant.

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

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.

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 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.
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: Research Associate, Schecter Institute.
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.

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; Faculty Baer Miriam.

MRS. ARIELLA GANZ
Migdal Oz; Tanach & Toshba Education, Herzog Institute; Refuah Institute; esther Elfassi Jewish Yoga Teacher Training; Wisdom-Body Yoga Therapy. Currently: Yoga Instructor, Efrat Matnas & Melabev. 

RABBI HANOCH TELLER
Smicha Yerushalmit. Noted Author and Lecturer.

MRS. YAEL GELERNTER
Michlala; BA, Stern College; MS, Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education & Administration; Previously: Faculty, Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls; Director, NCSY Summer Experience for Girls; Vice Principal, Ulpanat Orot High School for Girls.
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.
MS. TALI GINSBERG
MMY; Sherut Leumi, Nefesh B'Nefesh. Currently: BA Candidate, Education & Communications, Bar Ilan University
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; Faculty, Yeshivat Ashreinu.
RABBI DR. JUDAH GOLDBERG
Yeshivat Har Etzion; BA, Yeshiva College; Semicha, Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg; M.D. and M. Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania.  Emergency Physician, Shaare Zedek Medical Center (Jerusalem) and Memorial Hospital West (Pembroke Pines, FL).  Previously: Faculty, Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women in Migdal Oz.
RABBI MICHAEL UNTERBERG
 
Yeshivat HaKotel; BA ,YU, Smicha, REITS . Previously: Faculty, Fuchs Mizrachi School; Write On For Israel Cleveland. Currently: Faculty, JerusalemU. 
  MRS. ESTHER WACHSTOCK
Michala, BA, Baruch College; MS, Azrieli Graduate School of Education. Previously: Faculty, Frisch School, Yeshivat Ha'Atid, Yeshivat Ohr Temimim, SKA. 
  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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