Speaker Bios

Yaakov Rand

Yaakov Rand is a lawyer at Harel Arnon and Co. Attorneys at Law and works as a translator in Jerusalem. Between 2017 and 2019 Yaakov

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Rav Moshe Aberman

Rav Moshe Aberman has taught in several Post High School Institutions in Israel amongst them Nishmat, teaching students from many different backgrounds. He is the

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Dafna Siegman

Dafna Siegman is a senior educator who taught at Nishmat for nearly two decades. Dafna now works at The National Library of Israel in the

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Rabbi Josh Weisberg

Rabbi Josh Weisberg teaches Talmud and Hassidic thought at Nishmat. He is a professional chef, documentary filmmaker and licensed tour guide. Rabbi Weisberg was raised

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Simi Peters

Simi Peters, the author of Learning to Read Midrash (Urim Publications, 2004), has been teaching at Nishmat for over 25 years. Simi has been involved in adult

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Rabbanit Gilla Rosen

Rabbanit Gilla Rosen teaches Talmud and Midrash and works as a Yoetzet Halacha (Halachic advisor) for Nishmat. Rabbanit Rosen is dean of the Yakar Center

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