Rabbanit Malke Bina
is the founder and chancellor of Matan: the Sadie Rennert Women's Institute for Torah Studies. Matan's creation in 1988 pioneered women's learning institutions in Israel and abroad. In her role as teacher of Talmud and Jewish law, and advocate and builder of Advanced Torah Scholarship programs for women, Rabbanit Bina has given thousands of women the opportunity and joy of high level Gemara learning and Tanakh classes. Rabbanit Bina has received a number of distinguished awards in recognition of her influential work in advanced Jewish studies for women. Malke and her husband Rav Aharon Bina, Rosh Yeshiva of Netiv Aryeh, have five children and many grandchildren.