Our next scholar in residence programs:
Shabbat May 20, Rabbi Amnon Bazak - several shiurum, Click 'More' for details
Shavuot: Shiurim by Rabbi Mark Dratch and his wife, Click 'More' for details
Rabbi Mark Dratch - Executive Vice President of the Rabbinical Council of America. Rabbi Mark Dratch served as a congregational rabbi for 22 years. He is the founder of JSafe (The Jewish Institute Supporting an Abuse-Free Environment). In 2010 he was named as one of Newsweek's Top 50 Rabbis in America.He was number 13 on Newsweek's list in 2013, Rabbi Dratch has published articles, in English and Hebrew-language journals, on the interface between Jewish law and contemporary society. He was a member of the Clergy Task Force on Abuse of Jewish Women International, a member of the Leadership Time of the FaithTrust Institute, a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Religion and Abuse. He also lectures on matters of domestic violence, child abuse, and professional abuse in the Jewish community.
Rachel Klein Levitt Dratch - Director of Educational Innovation at Prizmah
Rachel Klein Levitt Dratch is wholeheartedly invested in the Jewish world of education. She was a student teacher at Michlalah in Jerusalem before continuing her passion for teaching as a Hebrew school teacher and student leader at Stern College. Rachel has held meaningful roles at numerous day schools including: Frisch, Ramaz, Maimonides, Fuchs Mizrachi, Berman Academy and Beth Tfiloh. Rachel has also been director of SLED educational consulting. She spends her summers at Camp Moshava IO running drama and special programming. Rachel has a master’s degree in Jewish education from Yeshiva University, is a Mandel Jerusalem Fellow, participated in the Mandel Teacher Education Program and has served as a scholar in residence in many communities.