Leah Fine

Core Semikha, Class of 2024

Fine

Leah Fine comes to Maharat with a deep commitment to Jewish life and learning. She is an accomplished Jewish educator, committed to reaching each student לפי דרכו, as a “whole world” and a unique person. Leah holds an MA in Modern Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Yeshiva University and teaching credentials in elementary and special education from California State University. She studied at Pardes, Drisha and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Leah was director of Jewish Family Programming at Beth El-Baltimore, a pioneering integrated Jewish studies experience. As a result, she was awarded the prestigious Melton Senior Educators Fellowship at the Hebrew University. Leah has taught and innovated curriculum within a wide range of formal and informal settings, with a particular passion for including people with special needs into all aspects of Jewish communal life. She is co-author of Where God Dwells: A Child’s History of the Synagogue and is currently completing a children’s book about Samaritan folktales.

Available Writings

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In the Shadow of God, Son of Light
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Pekudei
2022/5782

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