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Rabbanit Dr. Avigail Rock z”l

Tammuz 5780 | June 2020

On the 4th of Tammuz, we commemorated the first yahrzeit of Rabbanit Dr. Avigail Rock z”l, a beloved Torah teacher. To commemorate Rabbanit Dr. Rock’s legacy and to spread her Torah, a new website has been set up, collating audio, video and written shiurim that she delivered during the course of her twenty-five years of teaching. Many of the shiurim originated at the different Matan branches around Israel (Beit Shemesh, Chashmonaim and Jersualem). We encourage you to peruse the website and continue to reap the benefits of her vast knowledge, insight and passion:

Yehi zikhrah barukh.

Dr. Yael Ziegler

is the Rosh Batei Midrash and Academic Director of Matan. She received her BA from Stern College and an MA and Ph.D. in Tanakh at Bar Ilan University. Dr. Ziegler teaches Tanakh at Herzog College and has lectured widely on various Tanakh topics in Israel, the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, and Europe. Dr. Ziegler is the author of Promises to Keep: The Oath in Biblical Narrative, Lamentations: Faith in a Turbulent World, and Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy, which has been translated into Hebrew.