Sarina Novick serves as the Assistant Director of Midreshet Torah V’Avodah (MTVA), a Jerusalem-based seminary for post-high school women. She is also the Summer Program Director at Matan Jerusalem and has lectured for Matan, OU and OU Israel. Sarina, originally from the Chicago area, made Aliyah in 2014 after completing her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Jewish Studies from Yeshiva University, and her master’s degree in Biology Education from Columbia Teachers College. She continued her studies with the Matan Bellows Eshkolot Educators Institute for Tanakh and Jewish Studies. She lives with her husband and three children in Israel’s beautiful Judean desert.