Archive: February 2022

Ariel Evan Mayse

Posted on February 3, 2022

Rabbi Dr. Ariel Evan Mayse joined the faculty of Stanford University in 2017 as an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies, after previously serving as the Director of Jewish Studies and Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Thought at Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts, and a research fellow at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies of the Continue Reading »

Dan Libenson

Posted on February 3, 2022

Dan Libenson is the founder and president of Judaism Unbound, a digitally driven, radically open center for Jewish education, experimentation, and connection. Since 2016, he has co-hosted over 300 episodes of the Judaism Unbound Podcast, which have been listened to over 1.5 million times, and he also co-hosts the Oral Talmud videocast. Dan directs and Continue Reading »

Yuval Nussan

Posted on July 2, 2020

Yuval Nussan, a 2009 Amitei Bronfman alum, was raised in Hoshaya in the Galilee. In his gap year he volunteered at the Tzameret NGO, before studying at Har Etzion Yeshiva. Yuval served in the IDF combat forces as a commander. He has a Master’s degree in Hebrew Literature from Hebrew University as part of the Continue Reading »

Michal Tikochinsky

Posted on July 2, 2020

Rabbanit Dr. Michal Tikochinsky is one of the leading women Talmud scholars and educators in the world today, a sought after lecturer in Talmud, Jewish law and women’s issues. She holds a Master’s Degree in Law and a Doctorate in Talmud from Bar Ilan University. Through her scholarly and incisive articles Rabbanit Tikochinsky has had a profound Continue Reading »

Hagit Sabag Israel

Posted on July 2, 2020

A social and educational activist residing in Be’er Sheva, Rabbi Hagit Sabag Israel is part of the faculty of the Jewish Studies department in Ono Academic College. She facilitates study in batei midrash in the Kolot and Bina organizations and has established a number of batei midrash in development towns around Israel.  Hagit serves as a consultant to different Continue Reading »

Rani Jaeger

Posted on July 2, 2020

Rabbi Dr. Rani Jaeger is a research fellow, faculty member, and head of the recently formed Ritual Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute. He was one of the founders of the Institute’s Be’eri Program for Pluralistic Jewish-Israeli Identity Education. Rani received his doctorate at Bar-Ilan University on Jewish-Israeli culture as perceived by the poet Avraham Continue Reading »

Neta Polizer

Posted on July 2, 2020

Neta Polizer (Amitei Bronfman ’05) served as the Amitim Faculty & Manager of Fellowship Year Experience until 2021. Born and raised in a small communal settlement in the Galilee, Neta studied Arabic literature and comparative literature at Hebrew University, focusing on poetry and novels on the border between east and west. He has extensive experience Continue Reading »

Arielle Tonkin

Posted on July 2, 2020

Arielle Tonkin (they/she) is an artist, Spiritual Director, and scholar of art and Judaics (MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago) based on Ohlone land in so-called Berkeley, CA. Their artwork, rooted in painting, fibers and social practice, centers on ritual and healing. Recent exhibition highlights include: A Fence Around the Torah: Safety and Continue Reading »

Jennie Rosenfeld

Posted on July 2, 2020

Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld is an educator, author, and spiritual leader. She is currently writing a book on singles and sexuality from a halakhic and ethical perspective with an Advanced Torah Fellowship from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture and a grant from the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, while teaching and serving as a Mashgicha (spiritual advisor) Continue Reading »

Jake Marmer

Posted on July 2, 2020

Jake Marmer is the Education and Programming Director of The Bronfman Fellowship. He is passionate about sacred Jewish texts from across the millennia — the ancient ones, as well as those that continue to be written, now, everywhere. Jake’s diverse teaching experience includes University of Pennsylvania and Adelphia University, Kehillat Hadar and the Pardes/Silicon Valley Continue Reading »

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