Aliza Sperling - Class of 2018

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Aliza Sperling teaches Jewish text and thought classes to adults throughout the Washington DC area, and consults on curriculum and educational issues for a variety of Jewish organizations. She helped develop the Jewish Women's Renaissance Project post-trip curriculum.

Aliza is the Director of Curriculum Development and Adult Education at Shalom Learning, a new model for bringing Jewish education into the 21st Century. Previously she served as the academic director of the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School of Greater Washington at the Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning and taught Talmud and Tanakh to high school students at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School. She founded and directed the Women’s Beit Midrash and Makom: Finding a Place for our Growing Girls at Ohev Sholom Congregation in Washington, DC. Prior to entering the world of Jewish education, she worked as an attorney at a private law firm and a public interest organization. She received her B.A. from Barnard College and J.D. from New York University School of Law. Aliza lives in Washington, DC with her husband and four children.