5784 Cohorts

5784 – FIRST COHORT 

Beth Ben Avraham, M.Sc.
Medical Writer
Beer Sheva, Israel

Cheryl Burnat, LL.B.
Director of Student Programming and Alumnae Affairs, Midreshet Lindenbaum
Jerusalem, Israel

Myriam Elefant, M.A. Clinical Psychology
Director of Student Finances
Hunter College, Bronx, NY

Becky Friedman, B.A., B.Ed.
Director of Operations, Associated Hebrew Schools
Toronto, Canada

Miriam Gedwiser, Ph.D.
Ramaz Upper School, Talmud Department Faculty
New York, NY

Joanne Greenaway, M.A. Cantab
Chief Executive, London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS)
London, UK

Esti Honig, M.A.
Director and Teacher of Limudei Kodesh, Kohelet Yeshiva High School
Philadelphia, PA

Julie Stern Joseph, Ed.D, M.A. 
Independent Scholar
Lawrence, NY

Rivky Krestt, M.Ed.
Faculty and Curriculum Developer, Midreshet Lindenbaum and Lookstein Virtual Jewish Academy
Efrat, Israel

Sarit Chen Krotorio, M.A.
Social Worker, Mental Health; Yoetzet Halakha, Nishmat
Be’er Sheva, Israel

Rose Landowne, M.A., M.Ed.
Community activist
Jerusalem, Israel

Batya Maron
Student of Genetic Counseling, University of Melbourne;
Teacher of Judaic Studies, Leibler Yavneh College
Melbourne, Australia

Yardaena Osband, M.D.
Former Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York;
Founder and Director, Orthodox Leadership Program (OLP)
Modiin, Israel

Rivka Press Schwartz, Ph.D.
Associate Principal, S.A.R High School
New York, NY

Jennifer Raskas, M.P.P.
Director of Shalom Hartman’s Institute, Washington DC ;
Director, Orthodox Leadership Program (OLP)
Silver Spring, MD

Shoshana Ruerup
Artist, Community leader and teacher of giyyur and bat Mitzvah classes; Montessori educator; Art therapist
Berlin, Germany

Mindy Schwartz Zolty, PhD candidate in Clinical Psychology
Community Scholar, Lincoln Square synagogue
New York, NY

Zissy Turner, MA
Yoetzet Halakha
Faculty, Judaic Studies, S.A.R. High School
Bronx, NY

Ilana Wilner, MA
Ramaz Upper School, Teacher of Tanalch, Halakha, Jewish Thought; Israel Guidance
New York, NY

Rebecca Winter, PhD
Psychologist/Neuropsychologist, Peachtree Pediatric Psychology;
Teacher, Atlanta Jewish Community
Atlanta, GA

Sarah Winthrope
Medical student, Monash University
Melbourne, Australia

5784 – SECOND COHORT 

Dana Adler, RN
Nurse, Alyn
Jerusalem, Israel

Leora Balinsky
Instructor of Talmud, Midreshet Amudim
Israel

Chana Be’eri
Operations Consultant, PaJeS UK
Be’er Sheva, Israel

Nina Bloch
Actuary, Migdal Insurance
Modiin, Israel 

Julia Motzkin
PhD Student in Physics, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Pamela Brenner
PhD Student in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Devora Chait-Roth
PhD Student in Computer Science, New York University
Flushing, NY

Lauren Ahavya Deutsch, Esq.
Executive Director, Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center
Rochester, NY

Rachie Ehrlich
Graduated Law School, Clerking with Criminal Law Judge
New York, NY

Rabbanit Pesha Fischer
Rabbanit and Experiential Education Coordinator, Midreshet Amit Jerusalem
Modiin, Israel

Aliza Isaacs
Software Engineer, Google
Jerusalem, Israel

Penny Joel
Educational Consultant
Jerusalem, Israel

Atara Kelman
Judaic Studies Faculty, Ramaz
New York, NY

Suri Kinzbrunner
Volunteer, Silver Springs Jewish Center
Silver Spring, MD

Navah Kogen
Senior Director of Student Life, Columbia/Barnard Hillel
New York, NY

Diane Kolatch
Teacher, Naale High School for Girls
New York, NY

Zoë Lang
Jewish History and Education Faculty, Maimonides
Boston, MA

Chana Luntz
Lawyer
London, England

Tova Roth
Senior Software Engineer, IBM
Woodmere, NY

Yaffa Setton
Teacher/Rabbanit, Yeshiva of Flatbush High School
Oakhurst, NJ

Naomi Schrager
Director of Online Education, The Lookstein Center, Bar Ilan
Efrat, Israel

Miriam Tannenbaum
Teacher/Rabbanit at Midreshet Tehilla and Oryah Seminary
Efrat, Israel

Chana Waintraub
Nursing School, Machon Tal
Jerusalem, Israel

Friederike Ruth Winkler
Lecturer, University College of Teachers Education KPH Wien-Krems
Vienna, Austria 

Joining the Australian Cohort:

Riva Krishtul
Student of Science, University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

Aviya Solomon
Student of Biomedical Science, University of Western Australia
Perth, Australia 

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