Leah Sarna


Leah Sarna is a fourth year student at Yeshivat Maharat and a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Originally from Newton, Massachusetts, she studied at the Maimonides School and the Beit Midrash for Women at Migdal Oz before attending Yale University, where she received her BA in Philosophy & Psychology. Leah has taught Torah in communities stretching from Chicago to London to Melbourne. In addition to serving on the faculty of the Dr. Beth Samuels Drisha High School Program for two summers, she has completed clergy internships with the Orthodox community at Harvard University Hillel and Ohev Sholom: The National Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Currently, she is in her second year as Congregational Intern at the Hebrew Institute of White Plains. Leah particularly enjoys mining traditional halachic texts for spiritual meaning and insights into human nature. She lives in Washington Heights with her husband.