Batya Hefter

Rosh Beit Midrash

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Batya Hefter is founder and Rosh Beit Midrash of The Women’s Beit Midrash of Efrat and Gush Etzion and the founder of the Women’s Beit Midrash of Cleveland. She holds a Masters in Rabbinic Thought from Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Her passion is to translate the teachings and spiritual path of the chassidic masters of the 18th and 19th centuries for the seeking modern Jew.

Sara Jo Ben Zvi

Lecturer

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Sara Jo Ben Zvi is editor of Segula, a Jewish history magazine produced in Jerusalem and serves on the educational board of The WBM. She holds a B.A. in literature and philosophy from the University of Cambridge and a teachers’ diploma from Machon Kerem, and studied at Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Institute of Women Rabbinic Court Advocates.

Estee Fleischmann

Lecturer

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Estee Fleischmann holds a BA in History & Judaic Studies from Stern College, and an MA in Bible Studies from Revel Graduate School. She is a former Junior High and High School teacher and administrator from Fuchs Mizrachi School in Cleveland. She is currently the Director of Camp Stone in Sugar Grove, PA and resides in Efrat with her family.

Bracha Krohn

Lecturer

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Bracha Krohn holds a BA in Judaic studies & English literature from Stern College. She taught Talmud and Bible at the Fuchs Mizrachi School, and the Women’s Beit Midrash of Cleveland. She has completed the course work for her Masters in Tanach at Bernard Revel Grad School. She is the Director of Student Affairs and a teacher at Midreshet Moriah.

Shani Taragin

Lecturer

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Shani Taragin holds an M.A. in Talmud & Tanach from Bar- Ilan University, where she is currently a doctoral student. She is a Nishmat-educated Yoetzet Halacha, and a veteran educator, having taught Tanach, Halacha, & Jewish philosophy at numerous women’s institutions for twenty years. During the summers, she is director of the Women’s Beit Medrash Program in Camp Moshava, Pennsylvania.

Shulie Mishkin

Tour Guide; Teacher of Tanach and Jewish History

Mali Brofsky

Lecturer

Dr. Caroline Peyser-Bollag

Lecturer

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Dr. Caroline Peyser-Bollag holds a BA in Jewish Studies from Yeshiva University, and a doctorate in psychology. She taught Talmud at Midreshet Lindenbaum as a Ramit. Together, Caroline and her husband David serve as Rav and Rabbanit of Kehillat Zemer Hazayit. Caroline works as a clinical psychologist in private practice in Jerusalem.

Aliza Grynberg

Programming and Development