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Rebbetzin Peshi Neuburger Mama Rachel: Cry For Us Again Monday July 13, 1:30 pm EDT More about this speaker
Mama Rachel: Cry For Us Again Rebbetzin Peshi Neuburger
Rebbetzin Peshi Neuburger, a beloved mentor and experienced teacher, is a graduate of Stern College for Women and holds a B.A. in mathematics. Rebbetzin Neuburger brings a wealth of diversified experience to the classroom, including adult education at Lincoln Square Synagogue, where she taught kallah classes for twenty five years. At Manhattan High School for Girls, Rebbetzin Neuburger teaches Nosim B’Chumash to Grade Twelve. Rebbetzin Neuburger is the Rebbetzin of Congregation Beth Abraham in Bergenfield, NJ.
Ms. Ellie Levi The Architectural Ruin: Torah Lessons in How to Rebuild Wednesday July 15, 1:30 pm EDT More about this speaker
The Architectural Ruin: Torah Lessons in How to Rebuild Ms. Ellie Levi
Ms. Elisheva [Ellie] Levi is a licensed architect in NYC. In addition to serving as the Director of the American Friends of Bat Melech, a domestic violence shelter for religious women in Israel, she has a lifelong passion for learning and teaching Torah. She has lectured widely on Torah topics across the world and in the USA. She is a frequent lecturer at Yeshiva University's Midreshet Yom Rishon program and has ten recorded shiurim on their website www.yutorah.org.
Dr. Chaya Sima Koenigsberg Piyyut: Poems of a Persecuted People Monday July 20, 1:30 pm EDT More about this speaker
Piyyut: Poems of a Persecuted People Dr. Chaya Sima Koenigsberg
Dr. Chaya Sima Koenigsberg is a Resident Scholar at the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University and an instructor at Stern College for Women. She received her BA in psychology from Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women and MA and PhD in Jewish philosophy from Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies. While pursuing her graduate studies, Chaya Sima served as a member of the Judaic studies faculty and 9th grade mechaneches at Manhattan High School for Girls in NYC and Shevach High School in Queens, NY. She holds a teaching certificate from Michlalah Jerusalem College for Women in Israel and completed the Educational Leadership Advancement Initiative program through the Lookstein Center at Bar-Ilan University.
Mrs. Sarina Novick "Don’t Make Me Come Down There": The Intersection Between Divine Punishment and Love Wednesday July 22, 1:30 pm EDT More about this speaker
"Don’t Make Me Come Down There": The Intersection Between Divine Punishment and Love Mrs. Sarina Novick
Mrs. Sarina Novick holds a B.A. in Jewish Studies and Biology at Yeshiva University, and an M.A. in Biology Education from Columbia University. Sarina has worked as a program coordinator on various gap year programs in Israel and is a graduate of Matan's Bellows Eshkolot Institute for Tanakh and Jewish Studies. Sarina is the coordinator for Matan Summer in Jerusalem and is the program director for Midreshet Torah V’Avodah.
Mrs. Ruchama Alter Virtual Tour: From Destruction to Redemption Sponsored by Brenda and Samuel Gewurz in honour of their children and grandchildren Monday July 27, 1:30 pm EDT More about this speaker
Virtual Tour: From Destruction to Redemption Mrs. Ruchama Alter
Mrs. Ruchama Alter is a former Canadian, now living in Jerusalem. She received her BA in history and MA in Bible from the University of Toronto, and her teachers’ accreditation from the Board of Jewish Education in Toronto. She is a certified tour guide in Israel, as well as a lecturer in Israel and abroad. She specializes in Biblical and Mishnaic/Amoraic period sites and has developed special bar/bat mitzvah programs for families coming to celebrate these events in Israel. She loves to share her enthusiasm for Israel and its history.
Dr. Tamara Morsel Eisenberg Paris, 1240s versus Rome, 1550s: Mourning Burnt Books in the Era of Manuscript and Print Wednesday July 29, 1:30 pm EDT More about this speaker
Paris, 1240s versus Rome, 1550s: Mourning Burnt Books in the Era of Manuscript and Print Dr. Tamara Morsel Eisenberg
Dr. Tamara Morsel Eisenberg studies the cultural and intellectual history of early modern Ashkenaz. She completed her PhD, titled The Organization of Halakhic Knowledge in Early Modern Europe: The Transformation of a Scholarly Culture at the University of Pennsylvania's history department in May 2018. Tamara studies questions of knowledge organization, religious law, and scholarly culture. She is currently a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. Tamara was born in Belgium, completed her undergraduate studies in Israel, and lives New York with her husband Ori and her three sons.