Rachel Levitt Klein Dratch

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Rachel Levitt Klein Dratch is wholeheartedly invested in the Jewish world of education. Rachel has a Masters in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University, is a Mandel Jerusalem Fellow, participated in the Mandel Teacher Education Program, has a popular ELI talk, and has served as a scholar in residence in many communities. She has also spent time in Maimonides school in Boston, taught Torah, led rallies for Soviet Jewry, and more. Rachel 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 deepened her understanding of pedagogy and methodology, as well as curriculum design while developing classes and programs, both formal and informal.

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