x Mrs. Michal Horowitz
Mrs. Michal Horowitz holds a Bachelor of Science from combined studies at York University, Toronto, and Brooklyn College, NY. She holds a Master of Science from Brooklyn College, NY. She offers weekly shiurim in her home community of the Five Towns, NY, and in the greater NY area. Michal is a speaker at Yeshiva University’s Midreshet Yom Rishon and has been a featured speaker for the last four years at the RIETS Shavuos Yarchei Kallah program. At the OU Women’s Initiative, she inaugurated the Torat Imecha Parsha program presenting weekly Parsha shiurim on Sefer Bereishit. Michal taught Sefer Yehoshua, Sefer Tehillim 36-41, and Sefer Divrei Hayamim II to over 5,000 women across the globe as part of the Torat Imecha Nach Yomi program. Michal presented Rosh Chodesh, Selichot Night and Nach Yomi Siyum shiurim and taught in-depth courses at the ALIT Virtual Summer Learning Programs of 2020 and 2021. She has been a guest lecturer and scholar in residence in schools and communities, both nationally and internationally. Selections of her recorded shiurim are posted on YUTorah.org and TorahAnyTime.com. Michal lives in Woodmere, NY with her husband and children.
Moshav Azarya, IsraelOut in the Field with Ilana Toweg, a Conversation with a Shmittah Farmer May 25 noon EDT More about this speakerx Ilana Toweg Shmitta Farmer
Ilana Toweg, originally from North America, settled in Israel as a young lone soldier. She met her Israeli husband and began her life as a farmer on her husband’s family farm in Moshav Azarya. The Towegs, with a lot of divine intervention and support, decided to keep Shmittah K’Hilchata last Shmittah cycle.