Rabba Shani Gross
Core Semikha, Class of 2019
Rabba Shani Gross is the Director of North American Programs at the Pardes Institute of Jewish studies, after most recently serving as the Assistant Director of Education for Pardes in NA. She is a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar and former Hillel Fellow for Rabbinic Entrepreneurship. Rabba Shani served as the Rabbinic Intern at Kehilat Rayim Ahuvim and Hunter Hillel. She was the Director of the Silicon Valley Beit Midrash, a pluralistic center of learning on the West Coast. Rabba Shani received her B.A. from Stern College and studied in Batei Midrash in the U.S. and Israel. She can usually be found with her husband Chaim running after their beautiful sons, Elan Zalman and Navon Yosef.