Singer-songwriter Inspiring Words of Song and Meaning Watch Now! Sunday, 12/13, 12 pm EST More about this speakerx Sorah Shaffren
Mrs. Sorah Shaffren is a Judaic Studies teacher at Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, and spends her summers as the Program Director at Camp Dina. She is also the Director of Meorot, an all girls production of dance and song in Bergen County that benefits NCSY summer programs. Mrs. Shaffren brings her talent for singing and playing guitar to women’s programs throughout the Jewish Community. She is featured as a song writer on the most recent album of her brother Mordechai Shapiro. She brings her passion for Torah learning and Jewish music to every one of her endeavors, inspiring girls and women everywhere. Find her on Instagram: @sorahshaffrenPsychologist Making History: A View Inside the UAE Watch Now! Monday, 12/14 12pm EST More about this speakerx Dr. Michelle Sarna
Dr. Michelle Sarna is a licensed psychologist, in private practice and serves as a psychologist at SAR Academy and Camp Stone. Among other positions, she has served as the Associate Director for Training and Professional Development of the OU’s Jewish Learning Initiative on College Campuses (JLIC), and the JLIC educator at NYU. Michelle co-founded and co-directs the Orthodox Leadership Project, for which she received the Jewish Week’s 36 Under 36 Week award. She lectures and writes on topics related to psychology, spirituality, development, and family life. She lives in downtown Manhattan with her husband and 6 children. Michelle’s husband, Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, is the Chief Rabbi of the United Arab Emirates.Tour Guide Walking History: In the Footsteps of the Maccabees Watch Now! Tuesday, 12/15, 12pm EST 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.Rebbetzin and Educator Rosh Chodesh Tevet Lunch N’ Learn Watch Now! Wednesday, 12/16, 12pm EST More about this speakerx Rivka Foxbrunner
Mrs. Rivka Foxbrunner is a sought-after teacher and spiritual guide. She taught at Manhattan High School for Girls, Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls and several Jerusalem seminaries including Michlalah College, Midreshet Tehilla and Neve Yerushalayim. At the OU Women’s Initiative, Rivka has taught part of Sefer Yeshayahu to over 5,000 women worldwide as part of Torat Imecha Nach Yomi and has served as a Counting Toward Sinai Scholar-in-Residence. Rivka currently lives in Atlanta with her husband and children.professor Finding Meaning in Memory: Reflections on Jewish History Watch Now! Thursday, 12/17, 12pm EST Sponsored by Deborah Shick Laufer in celebration of the birth of her granddaughter, Daniella Chana, תחי׳, and in memory of the baby’s namesake, Tante Chani, חנה לאה בת הרב ברוך משה וברינדל, ע״ה, who was nifteret on Zoat Chanukah 2018 More about this speakerx Yael Krumbein
Yael Krumbein, M.Phil., teaches European history in Touro College’s Lander College for Women in New York City. She also teaches Jewish history in Machon Ora High School in Passaic, New Jersey where she lives with her family.