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Rabbanit Debbie Zimmerman

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Nissan 5579/April 2019
Shabbat & Yom Tov
Rabbanit Debbie Zimmerman
teaches Tanakh, Gemara, and Jewish Thought in several Jerusalem midrashoth. She holds a B.A. in social work from Bar Ilan University and is completing an M.A. in Jewish education. She completed the Master's Program in Bible at Matan and studied advanced Talmud in Bet Morasha. Debbie is currently a fellow in Hilkhata – Matan’s Advanced Halakha Institute.
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Adar 5579 | March 2019
Conversion
Rabbanit Surale Rosen
a graduate of Matan’s 5 year Halakha program, is a certified To'enet Rabbanit and a graduate of Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute. For the past 5 years she has headed Metivta – Matan’s Advanced Gemarah Program. She has taught Midrash, Talmud and Halakha and Daf Yomi in a wide array of shuls and communities, besides the Matan Beit Midrash, and written responses to halakhic questions through the Meshivat Nefesh online forum. Surale is also a graduate of Bar Ilan University and holds degrees in English Literature and Talmud. This past year she wrote the weekly Parashat HaShavua column for Chumash Shemot in the leading religious Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon and periodically writes Divrei Torah for weekly Torah publications. Surale Rosen is married to a community Rabbi and lives with her family in Jerusalem.

Shalach Manos and Aveilut

Rabbanit Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel

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Adar 5579 / February 2019
Shabbat & Yom Tov
Rabbanit Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel
was in the first graduating class of Matan's Advanced Talmud Institute. She is the head of the new Advanced Halakha (Hilkhata) Program at Matan. Rachelle is a Yoetzet Halakha and teaches Talmud and Halakha at Matan and Nishmat.

Purim – Women and Alcohol

Rabbanit Debbie Zimmerman

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Adar 5579/March 2019
Moed
Rabbanit Debbie Zimmerman
teaches Tanakh, Gemara, and Jewish Thought in several Jerusalem midrashoth. She holds a B.A. in social work from Bar Ilan University and is completing an M.A. in Jewish education. She completed the Master's Program in Bible at Matan and studied advanced Talmud in Bet Morasha. Debbie is currently a fellow in Hilkhata – Matan’s Advanced Halakha Institute.
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Adar 5779 | February 2019
Tfila and Brachot
Rabbanit Surale Rosen
a graduate of Matan’s 5 year Halakha program, is a certified To'enet Rabbanit and a graduate of Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute. For the past 5 years she has headed Metivta – Matan’s Advanced Gemarah Program. She has taught Midrash, Talmud and Halakha and Daf Yomi in a wide array of shuls and communities, besides the Matan Beit Midrash, and written responses to halakhic questions through the Meshivat Nefesh online forum. Surale is also a graduate of Bar Ilan University and holds degrees in English Literature and Talmud. This past year she wrote the weekly Parashat HaShavua column for Chumash Shemot in the leading religious Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon and periodically writes Divrei Torah for weekly Torah publications. Surale Rosen is married to a community Rabbi and lives with her family in Jerusalem.
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Shevat 5779 | February 2019
Tfila and Brachot
Rabbanit Surale Rosen
a graduate of Matan’s 5 year Halakha program, is a certified To'enet Rabbanit and a graduate of Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute. For the past 5 years she has headed Metivta – Matan’s Advanced Gemarah Program. She has taught Midrash, Talmud and Halakha and Daf Yomi in a wide array of shuls and communities, besides the Matan Beit Midrash, and written responses to halakhic questions through the Meshivat Nefesh online forum. Surale is also a graduate of Bar Ilan University and holds degrees in English Literature and Talmud. This past year she wrote the weekly Parashat HaShavua column for Chumash Shemot in the leading religious Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon and periodically writes Divrei Torah for weekly Torah publications. Surale Rosen is married to a community Rabbi and lives with her family in Jerusalem.
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Adar 5779 | February 2019
Tzniut
Rabbanit Rachel Weinstein
studied in Migdal Oz, Nishmat (Keren Ariel – Yoatzot) and is a fellow in Hilkhata – Matan’s Advanced Halakhic Institute. Rachel Yoetzet in her community, gives classes for women, teaches Kallot and runs the Matan Beit Shemesh Kallah teachers certification course. She lives in Tekoa and is the mother of 8 children.
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Shevat 5779 | January 2019
Issur Ve'heter
Rabbanit Surale Rosen
a graduate of Matan’s 5 year Halakha program, is a certified To'enet Rabbanit and a graduate of Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute. For the past 5 years she has headed Metivta – Matan’s Advanced Gemarah Program. She has taught Midrash, Talmud and Halakha and Daf Yomi in a wide array of shuls and communities, besides the Matan Beit Midrash, and written responses to halakhic questions through the Meshivat Nefesh online forum. Surale is also a graduate of Bar Ilan University and holds degrees in English Literature and Talmud. This past year she wrote the weekly Parashat HaShavua column for Chumash Shemot in the leading religious Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon and periodically writes Divrei Torah for weekly Torah publications. Surale Rosen is married to a community Rabbi and lives with her family in Jerusalem.
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Shevat 5779 | January 2019
Kashrut
Rabbanit Surale Rosen
a graduate of Matan’s 5 year Halakha program, is a certified To'enet Rabbanit and a graduate of Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute. For the past 5 years she has headed Metivta – Matan’s Advanced Gemarah Program. She has taught Midrash, Talmud and Halakha and Daf Yomi in a wide array of shuls and communities, besides the Matan Beit Midrash, and written responses to halakhic questions through the Meshivat Nefesh online forum. Surale is also a graduate of Bar Ilan University and holds degrees in English Literature and Talmud. This past year she wrote the weekly Parashat HaShavua column for Chumash Shemot in the leading religious Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon and periodically writes Divrei Torah for weekly Torah publications. Surale Rosen is married to a community Rabbi and lives with her family in Jerusalem.
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Shevat 5779 | January 2019
Moed
Sarah Baumol
is a graduate of Matan's Talmud Institute, and has an M.A. in Talmud from Bar-Ilan University. Her responsibilities in Matan include coordinating the Daf Yomi daily shiur as well as the weekly Tzurba Halakha program. In addition to teaching, Sarah is a student in the first cohort of Hilkhata – Matan’s Advanced Halakha Institute.
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Shevat 5779 | January 2019
Minhagim (customs)
Rabbanit Rachel Weinstein
studied in Migdal Oz, Nishmat (Keren Ariel – Yoatzot) and is a fellow in Hilkhata – Matan’s Advanced Halakhic Institute. Rachel Yoetzet in her community, gives classes for women, teaches Kallot and runs the Matan Beit Shemesh Kallah teachers certification course. She lives in Tekoa and is the mother of 8 children.

Oath on becoming Bat Mitzvah

Rabbanit Surale Rosen

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Shevat 5779 | January 2019
Bat / Bar Mitzvah
Rabbanit Surale Rosen
a graduate of Matan’s 5 year Halakha program, is a certified To'enet Rabbanit and a graduate of Matan’s Advanced Talmud Institute. For the past 5 years she has headed Metivta – Matan’s Advanced Gemarah Program. She has taught Midrash, Talmud and Halakha and Daf Yomi in a wide array of shuls and communities, besides the Matan Beit Midrash, and written responses to halakhic questions through the Meshivat Nefesh online forum. Surale is also a graduate of Bar Ilan University and holds degrees in English Literature and Talmud. This past year she wrote the weekly Parashat HaShavua column for Chumash Shemot in the leading religious Israeli newspaper Makor Rishon and periodically writes Divrei Torah for weekly Torah publications. Surale Rosen is married to a community Rabbi and lives with her family in Jerusalem.
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