Rabbanit Chamutal Shoval
Rosh Beit Midrash
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Rabbanit Chamutal Shoval is the Rosh Beit Midrash of The Women’s Beit Midrash of Efrat and Gush Etzion. She is currently in her fifth and final year of studies at Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership. She holds a Masters degree from Hebrew University. Her area of expertise is Halakhic writings. She currently teaches courses in Halacha and in Halachic literature at Midreshet Lindenbaum.
Founding Rosh Beit Midrash, Founding Director, Transformative Torah Project
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Batya Hefter is the founding Rosh Beit Midrash of The Women’s Beit Midrash of Efrat and Gush Etzion, the founding director of The Transformative Torah Project, 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
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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.
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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.
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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.
More about Mali Brofsky
Mali Brofsky is a clinical social worker with a practice in Jerusalem and Gush Eztion, and is trained in practice and teaching of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. She is also a senior faculty member at MMY. She lectures and has published on Jewish thought, on issues of emotional health, and on the interaction between them.
Dr. Lisa Fredman
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Dr. Lisa Fredman holds a PhD in Bible from Bar Ilan University, and is the former, founding, Principal of YTA Girls’ School, Jerusalem. She is currently an instructor of Tanach at Michlelet Efrata in Jerusalem, and recently published a Critical Edition of Rashi’s Commentary to Proverbs.
Tour Guide; Teacher of Tanach and Jewish History
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Shirel Shmuel Zerobnick
Bat Mitzvah Program
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Shirel Shmuel Zerobnick has an MA in Jewish education from Hebrew University. She founded and directed the Ashdod branch of Midreshet Be’er, and currently serves as a Ramit at Herzog’s Beit Midrash for women in Migdal Oz.
Dr. Biti Roi
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Dr. Biti Roi is a lecturer in Kabbala and Hasidut at Machon Schechter and at Zohar Hai (connected to Rav Frumin’s legacy) and a Shalom Hartman Institute research fellow.
Rabbi Levi Cooper
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Rabbi Levi Cooper is a lecturer at Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, where he teaches Bible, Hasidut, Midrash, and Jewish Philosophy. He serves as the community Rabbi of Kehillat HaTzur VeHaTzohar in Zur Hadassa.
Rabbi Herzl Hefter
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Rabbi Herzl Hefter studied at YU and obtained smicha at Yeshivat HarEtzion. He taught advanced Talmud, Halakha and Chassidut at Yeshivat haMivtar, YU’s Gruss Kollel & Midreshet Lindenbaum. He founded and is currently the Rosh Beit Midrash of Beit Midrash Harel, a program of advanced rabbinic studies for men and women in Jerusalem.
Rabbi Dr. Rafi Kadosh
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Rabbi Dr. Rafi Kadosh is the rabbi of the Bracha V’Shalom community in Dekel Maarav, Efrat. He served in the past as rabbi and Rosh Kollel in Cape Town, South Africa. He is the founder of the Tefillin Gush Etzion company, which he currrently manages.
Rabbi Dr. Zvi Leshem
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Rav Zvi Leshem holds a PhD in Jewish Thought from Bar-Ilan University. He has served in senior positions in Higher Torah education and for the Rabbinate. A published author, he currently directs the Gershom Scholem Collection for Kabbalah Research at the National Library of Israel.
Rabbi Aryeh Ben David
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Rabbi Aryeh Ben David is the founder of Ayeka: Center for Soulful Education, which trains educators of all denominations, campus professionals, and staff of middle and high schools how to teach Jewish subjects with more soulfulness, personal meaning and impact on life.