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Psychologist Teshuvah: Return +Reboot Monday, 8/9 - Thursday, 9/9 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.Tefillah Challenges: Focus on Ashrei Monday, 8/9 - Thursday, 9/9 More about this speakerx Mrs. Shira Hochheimer
Mrs. Shira Hochheimer has been a noted educator of women and girls for over 15 years. She is passionate about empowering women to find more fulfillment in their lives by learning Torah. Shira was a Rebbetzin in Rochester, New York and currently serves in a leadership position in girls’ Jewish education in Baltimore, Maryland. She is the author of Eishes Chayil: Ancient Wisdom for Women of Today. Her proudest accomplishment is her role as a wife and mother of five.To Give and to Gain - Hilchos Tzedakah Monday, 8/9 - Thursday, 9/9 More about this programx Halacha Yomi for Women
Halacha Yomi for Women is a daily email initiative created by the Walfish family under the supervision of Rav Alexander Mandelbaum, to increase the knowledge of Halacha. Their mission is to increase the knowledge of Halacha among women & girls. Each month, a new topic of Halacha is covered, and divided into daily lessons. Their clear and concise format makes learning easy and accessible. To join hundreds of women and subscribe, go to halachayomiforwomen.com.Chodesh Elul: Three Necessary Components of Repentance and Renewal This program is dedicated with gratitude and appreciation to all of the inspiring and learned women who dedicate themselves to educating women around the world and strengthening our relationship to Torah & Hashem - Belinda & Steven Raikin & family Watch Now! Sunday, 8/8, 12pm EDT LIVE! More about this speakerx 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. Prior to that, Michal taught Sefer Yehoshua 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.Revisiting Akeidat Yitzchak in the Selichot Source Sheet Sponsored by Belinda and Steve Raiken and Family Watch Now! MOTZEI SHABBAT, SELICHOT NIGHT 8/28, PREMIERES 9:30PM EDT(PRE-RECORDED) More about this speakerx Rabbanit Shani Taragin
Rabbanit Shani Taragin received her B.A. and M.A. in Tanakh and Talmud from Bar-Ilan University and is a graduate of Nishmat’s Keren Ariel Program for certification as a halachic advisor (yoetzet halacha) in issues of family purity law. She is the educational director of Matan Eshkolot – Tanakh teachers’ education program and of the Morot l’Halacha program in Matan Renana.
Rabbanit Shani serves on the advisory committee for the Mizrachi Olami Shalhevet program for shlichim and lectures throughout Israel and North America on topics of Tanakh, Jewish Education, and Jewish Law. She is a senior lecturer in Matan and is the curriculum coordinator for the Matan – Bnei Akiva program (MTVA). In addition, Rabbanit Shani is a Ra’mit Tanakh in Midreshet Lindenbaum and teaches at Migdal Oz, the Women’s Beit Medrash of Efrat and Gush Etzion and in Matan Ramat Shiloh.
She has presented many shiurim at the OU Women’s Initiative, including, introductory shiurim to each sefer of the Torat Imecha Nach Yomi Program, Weekend of Inspiration and Selichot Night Shiurim, ALIT Summer Learning Program courses in Israel and in the USA, and Rosh Chodesh shiurim.
Together with her husband, Reuven, she serves as Rosh Beit Medrash for the Beit Medrash Program in Machaneh Moshava Pennsylvania during the summer and as Educational Director of Mizrachi Olami-RZA. Shani lives with her family in Alon Shvut, Gush Etzion-Israel.Thoughts on Selichot from Jerusalem Sponsored by Belinda and Steve Raiken and Family Watch Now! MOTZEI SHABBAT, SELICHOT NIGHT 8/28, PREMIERES 9:30PM EDT(PRE-RECORDED) More about this speakerx Mrs. Sivan Rahav Meir
Sivan Rahav-Meir is a media personality and lecturer. Married to Yedidya and mother of five, she lives with her family in Jerusalem. She previously went on shlichut her family, serving as the World Mizrachi Shlicha to North America, where she lectured in various communities. She works for Israel TV news, writes a column for Yediot Aharonot newspaper, and hosts a weekly radio show on Galei Zahal (Army Radio). Her lectures on the weekly Torah portion are attended by hundreds and the live broadcast attracts thousands more listeners throughout the world. Sivan lectures in Israel and overseas about the media, Judaism, Zionism and new media. She was voted by Globes newspaper as most popular female media personality in Israel and by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world.