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
Michlalah; 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

Michlalah; 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.

 

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. TAMI BERMAN KAYE, Eim Bayit: Migdal Oz; BA in Psychology & Torah Sh’beal Peh, Bar Ilan University. Previously: Office Manager, Bar Ilan Talmud Department; Research Assistant, Bar Ilan Psychology Clinic.

SARAH EPSTEIN, Technical Coordinator: Darchei Binah; BA in Elementary Education, Stern College for Women. Previously: Graduate Assistant, Stern College for Women; Assistant Education Director and Agunah Case Advocate, ORA Organization for the Resolution of Agunot).

MRS. TALI HARRIS, Rakezet: MMY; Sherut Leumi, Nefesh B'Nefesh. Currently: BA Candidate, Education & Communications, Bar Ilan University.

SARAH EDERY, Madricha: Midreshet Lindenbaum; BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University. Previously: Madricha, Mayanot Israel; Save a Child's Heart Foundation Student Coordinator, NY Collegiate Committee; Campus Intern, ZOA; Fellow, Hasbara; School Outreach, Engineers Without Borders; English Writing Tutor, Rutgers University.
MRS. TAMAR KAMINETZKY, Rakezet: Michlalah; B.A. Touro College for Women. Camp Morasha Chinuch Head, NCSY Michlelet Madricha.

ROCHEL GERTSBERG, Madricha: MMY; Currently: Mechina, Machon Tal.

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

RAAYA KEMPFNER, Madricha: Beis Chaya Rachel, Gateshead College, Teacher Training. Currently: Biotechnology Strauss Campus.
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.
ELIANA NACHMAN, Madricha: MMY; BA in Psychology and Business, Queens College.
MRS. ELIANA SILVERMAN, Rakezet: BA in Social Sciences, Bar Ilan University. Previously: Maayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, NCSY GIVE, Camp HASC. CHEDVA WIELGUS, Madricha: Michlalah; BA, Queens College. Currently: Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Previously: NCSY/ NCSY Summer
MRS. HODAYA STARK, Rakezet: Midreshet Moriah; BA Psychology, TTI. Previously: Youth Director Ohel Ari Shul Raanana; Madricha at Midreshet Moriah; Bar Ilan University Torah Coordinator.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty

MS. CHANI ARYEH
MMY; Currently: BA Tanach and English Education, Michlalah Jerusalem College.
MRS. CHANI MEYER
Migdal Oz; Tanach and Torah Sh'baal Peh Education, Herzog Teachers College; Yoetzet Halacha, Nishmat; Previously: Faculty at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Madricha at Migdal Oz.

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

MRS. ELANA MOSKOWITZ
B.Ed. Michlala. Previously: Faculty, Darchei Bina; Faculty, Midreshet Tehilla; Faculty, Rinat Tzipporah.
MS. ADI BITTER
Michlalah and Midreshet Lindenbaum; BA, Columbia; Yeshiva University Graduate Program for Advanced Talmudic Studies; MA, Bernard Revel Graduate School. Currently: Yoetzet Halacha, Nishmat; Faculty, Mayanot Women's Program.

MS. PENNY RABIN
Michlalah; BA, Biology, Stern College; Currently: Biotechnology intern. Previously: Camp HASC.

RABBI DR YOSEF BRONSTEIN
Yeshivat Har Etzion, BA, Yeshiva University; Smicha, RIETS; MA Talmud, Bernard Revel Graduate School; PhD Talmudic Studies, Bernard Revel Graduate School. Previously: Jewish Philosophy Faculty, Stern College for Women; Jewish Philosophy Faculty, Isaac Breuer College of Hebraic Studies.Ms. Chani Aryeh: MMY; Currently: BA Tanach and English Education, Michlalah Jerusalem College.
MRS. CHANA SCHMELL
Morah L'Golah, Michlelet Orot; BA, Stern College; Advanced Kallah Teacher Training, Rabbanut Gush Etzion and The Eden Center; YANAR Institute certified Childbirth Educator and Doula (CAPPA). Previously: Eim Bayit, Midreshet Lindenbaum; Manager of Human Resources, Clearshift (Israel) Ltd.
RABBI RAFI EIS
Yeshivat Har Etzion; BA, English Literature, YU; MS, Azrieli School of Education & Administration; Smicha, RIETS. Previously: Director of Semicha Program at Yeshivat Har Etzion, R'am at Midreshet Lindenbaum. Currently: Executive Director at The Herzl Institute.

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.

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.
MS ELIANA SCHLESINGER
MMY; Currently: Nursing school student, Machon Tal.
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.

RABBI HANOCH TELLER
Smicha Yerushalmit. Noted Author and Lecturer.

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. 
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.
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.
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. 
MS. LAUREN KIRSCHENBAUM
Midreshet Lindenbaum; BA, Brandeis University; M.S.Ed, Azrieli School of Jewish Education and Administration; MSW, Fordham University School of Social Work. Previously: Faculty, Yavneh Academy of Paramus, NJ; Social worker for Ohel in Brooklyn, NY. Currently: Social worker for the social welfare office of the Jerusalem Municipality; Training in family therapy at the Family Institute of Neve Yerushalayim.
MRS. ESTHER WACHSTOCK
Michala, BA, Baruch College; MS, Azrieli Graduate School of Education. Previously: Faculty, Frisch School, Yeshivat Ha'Atid, Yeshivat Ohr Temimim, SKA. 

MS. SHIRA LEBOVITZ
B.Ed, Herzog College; Tour Guide at Miharot Hakotel. Previously: Sherut Leumi: Livnot U'Lehibanot, Midreshet Nishmat, Madricha: Amudim.

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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