Michal Kohane

Born and raised in Israel, Michal Kohane is currently the Rosh Kehila of the Prospect Heights Shul in Brooklyn and a student at Yeshivat Maharat. She has been a leader and educator in the Jewish Community of Northern California for over twenty five years, serving as acting rabbi to a 120 family congregation, a day-school educator, federation executive director and more. She is passionate about Jewish leadership and brings great experience in meaningful learning and building community. She holds a BA in Studies of Israel and Education, an M.S. in Jewish Studies, an MA in Clinical Psychology, and is pursuing a PsyD in organizational psychology. She is an avid writer: her first novel, Hachug ("Extracurricular") was published in Israel by Steimatzky in 2016, and her weekly blog can be found at www.miko284.com