Advanced Kollel: Executive Ordination, Class of 2024
Meytal Blumenthal-Gordon was born and raised in Jerusalem. She studied at Midreshet Lindenbaum and served in the IDF in the 8200 intelligence unit where she also volunteered to be responsible for religious services on the base. Meytal earned her Masters degree in Jewish Philosophy from Hebrew University, where she was a student in the “Revivim” program, which trains outstanding students to be educators for Jewish studies in Israeli secular schools. She has been teaching Tanakh and Jewish philosophy at Haifa’s “Reali” high school for the last several years, where she also served as coordinator of extended bible studies for the school, initiating and managing school-wide projects, seminars and workshops. Meytal also serves as the Regional Pedagogical Advisor for the Israeli Ministry of Education for high school bible studies in the Haifa district. In addition, she is the editor and project coordinator for the “New Israeli Commentary” book series on biblical texts, with authors Prof. Avigdor Shinan and Prof. Yair Zakovitch. While living in Haifa with her husband and son, she founded the first “partnership minyan” in the city.
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