Dr. Beverly Gribetz

Beverly GribetzRegion: Israel
Honorarium: One time lecture: $500 -$1,000 + expenses Scholar in Residence: $2,500 - $3,000 + expenses

Biography:
Dr. Beverly Gribetz is the principal of Beit Sefer Tehilla (in formation). Between 1998 and 2004 she rehabilitated the Evelina de Rothschild Secondary School for religious girls in Jerusalem. She has been affiliated with the Mandel Institute for Educational Leadership and is a mentor for the ATID Fellows program. She was executive director of Rav Adin Steinsalz's Mekor Chaim Yeshiva High School for boys. Prior to her return to Israel, she was a headmistress at the Ramaz School in New York. In the past, she has served in many positions at the Pelech Religious Girls' High School, at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education of the Hebrew University, and at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. Dr. Gribetz's dissertation is entitled, "On the Translation of Scholarship to Pedagogy: The Case of Talmud."

Topics: 

  • Israel-Diaspora Jewry: Are We Engaged or Disengaged?
  • Aliyah: Can an American Oleh Really Make a Contribution?
  • As Israel's Poor Get Poorer: Who is Taking Responsibility?
  • Jewish Ethnicity in Israel: Are We Siblings or Rivals?
  • In My Own Lifetime: Jewish Feminism in America and Israel

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