Tour Guide Crumbling Walls and Smoldering Ashes: Signs of Destruction in Our Modern Jerusalem Watch Now! Sunday, 6/27, 11am EDT More about this speakerx Rivi Frankel
Ms. Rivi Frankel is the Director of Programming of Matan’s Bellows Eshkolot Fellowship. She has a B.S in Management, and an M.ed in Jewish Education from the Hebrew University She is a licensed tour guide through the Ministry of Tourism. Rivi lives in Jerusalem and teaches in Midreshet Emunah v’Omanut and Matan, as well as guiding various educational groups throughout Israel.Educational consultant and Rebbetzin at Kahal Lev Avos, North Woodmere, NY Who Are You to Mourn Jerusalem? Watch Now! Sunday, 6/27, 2pm EDT More about this speakerx Rebbetzin Tzipora Weinberg
Rebbetzin Tzipora Weinberg is an acclaimed lecturer, educator and consultant, serving museums and educational institutions in the US and abroad, with specialization in the fields of Tanakh and Holocaust Education. She is the founding Director of The WELL, a groundbreaking daytime women’s learning center in Brooklyn and Rebbetzin of Kahal Lev Avos in North Woodmere. At the OU Women’s Initiative, Rebbetzin Weinberg presented a Rosh Chodesh shiur and a recording on tefillah as part of the Counting Toward Sinai Tefillah Series.Judaic Studies Principal, YULA Girls High School Tisha B'Av to Tu B'av: From the Mourning of Marring to a Morning of Marrying Watch Now! Sunday, 7/11, 12pm EDT Sponsored by Yitzchok and Barbie Lehmann Siegel, in loving memory of Sophie (Bat Sheva) Taub (1863-1945), great-grandmother of Barbie. "Grandma Sophie" was a great lover of Mishna and as a young widow, taught a ladies' Shabbat class in her home. More about this speakerx Mrs. Racheli Luftglass
Mrs. Racheli Luftglass is the Principal of Judaic Studies at YULA Girls High School in Los Angeles, CA. and a kallah teacher. Before moving to the West Coast, she taught at The Frisch School in Paramus, NJ, in the Nach Department and in the Learning Center. At the OU Women’s Initiative, Mrs. Luftglass has served as a Counting Toward Sinai Scholar-in-Residence, presented shiurim and taught “Yirmiyahu’s Canon for Calamity” – an interactive in-depth course at the ALIT Virtual Summer Learning Program. Mrs. Luftglass began her career at The Moriah School in Englewood, NJ, where she taught both mainstream and enrichment Judaic Studies classes as well as secular studies in the school’s Gesher Yehuda Program. Mrs. Luftglass graduated from Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women with a B.A. in music and psychology and holds an M.A. from Columbia University’s Teachers College with a concentration in Education of the Gifted and of the Learning Disabled. She has also completed coursework at Columbia University towards a doctorate degree in neuropsychology. Mrs. Luftglass lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and five children.Holding on to Faith: Personal Reflections from Two Holocaust Survivors Watch Now! Sunday, 7/18, 3pm EDT Sponsored by the Lieder family in loving memory of Avraham ben Yosef and his aishes chayil, Raizel Miriam bas Naftoli Lieder. Mr. Lieder's life motto was Mitzvah Gedolah Lehiyos BeSimcha Tamid despite being incarcerated in Buchenwald for six and a half years. Mrs. Leider waited seven and a half years to be reunited and married. Never during these dark years did they once waiver in their Emunah and Bitachon. The sponsorship is also in loving memory of Hachover Yehuda Ben Hachover Meir Halevi And Gresia Bas Rephael whose Yahrzeits are the bookends of the Three Weeks. Upon arrival in America, they settled in Washington Heights. Harry Levi, lovingly known as "Mr. Yeshiva", was at the helm of the Yeshiva Samson Raphael Hirsch for over fifty years with the support and help of his Aishes Chayil. More about this speakerx Mrs. Bronia Brandman and Mrs. Judith Wohlberg
Mrs. Bronia Brandman, a Holocaust survivor, lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Mrs. Judith Wohlberg, a Holocaust survivor, lives in Kew Gardens, New York.