Yael Keller

Core Semikha, Class of 2022

Keller

Yael Keller is the former Director of Operations at Maharat. She earned a Masters in Public Policy from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management and a Masters in Jewish Professional Leadership at the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University. Upon graduation, she was the Director of Programming at Uri L’Tzedek, the Orthodox Social Justice movement. In graduate school she was an intern at the Joint Distribution Committee in Israel, where she worked on the grant writing team, advocating for Jews at risk throughout the world and a site educator at Impact Boston, where she facilitated a teen experience focused on social action, community service and advocacy. Before graduate school, Yael spent three years in Washington, DC, working at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington and Hillel’s Schusterman International Center. She also spent a semester in Israel studying at the Pardes Institute of Judaic Studies before attending the Hornstein Program. Yael earned her B.A. in Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. She was active in her campus Hillel, serving as a student leader and board member.

Available Writings

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Year
Weekly Parsha Shiur with Yael Keller
Multimedia; Dvar Torah
Video Divrei Torah
Showing Up for God
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Bereishit
2020/5781
Lasting Legacy
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Vayechi
2020/5780
Experiencing the Process
Dvar Torah
Shemot
Va'era
2018/5778
The Power of Blessings
Dvar Torah
Bamidbar
Naso
2019/5779
Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Shavuot
2016/5776
Magic & Teshuvah part 2
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Rosh Hashana; Yom Kippur
September 13, 2020
Magic & Teshuvah Part 1
Dvar Torah
Holiday
Rosh Hashana; Yom Kippur
September 6, 2020
Abby’s Bat Mitzvah D’var Torah
Dvar Torah
Vayikra
Vayikra
2020/5780

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