Simi Peters has taught Tanach and Midrash at Nishmat for over 25 years. She is the author of the acclaimed Learning to Read Midrash (Urim Publications, 2004) and also teaches at Matan’s Bellows-Eshkolot Educator’s Program. Simi has been involved in adult Jewish education, educational consulting, and teacher education since making aliyah 40 years ago. Her areas of special expertise are Tanach, Midrash and Parshanut. Simi has a Master’s Degree in Linguistics from the Graduate Center of CUNY.