More about this speakerx Mrs. Rivka Maron
Mrs. Rivka Maron attended Michlalah Jerusalem College where she received her undergraduate degree in Holocaust studies. She received a master’s degree in medieval Jewish history from the Bernard Revel Graduate School, Yeshivah University. Rivka is currently a doctoral student (ABD) at University of Maryland College Park where she is working on her dissertation, studying Rabbi Samuel Aboab and the Jews of Early Modern Venice. She teaches Jewish history at Bais Yaakov of Baltimore and at Women’s Institute of Torah Learning and College (WITS). At the OU Women’s Initiative, Rivka taught about the Spanish Inquisition for the ALIT Summer Virtual Beit Midrash 2021 program.More about this speakerx Rebbetzin Rifki Freundlich
Rifki Freundlich is the Rebbetzin of Congregation TBDJ in Montreal where she has lived with her husband, Rabbi Yechezkel, and their children since 2016. Rifki taught Tanach to high school girls for many years in Atlanta , Georgia and currently teaches at the Hebrew Academy of Montreal. After teaching brides and guiding women of all backgrounds in their observance of Taharas Hamishpacha for nearly 20 years, Rifki completed the curriculum of study and was certified as a Yoetzet Halacha through Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center in 2019.More about this speakerx Mrs. Elana Kaplan
Elana is a Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Derfner Judaica Museum. She also created and leads an integrated learning and museum tour program for both adult and school groups. Elana presents virtual museum tours for groups around the globe. She received her BA in History from Barnard College and a Double Master’s Degree from NYU in Jewish History and Museum Studies. She lives in Teaneck, New Jersey with her husband and they are the proud parents of four children.