Core Semikha, Class of 2026
After spending a year studying at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Sarah attended Binghamton University where she earned a BA in Politics, Philosophy & Law, and a Master’s in Public Administration. She has taught and has held administrative positions in a variety of educational settings including Camp Stone, Friendship Circle, Brandeis’ Genesis Pre-college Program, the Drisha Institute, and the Maimonides School. Sarah has spent the past few years working in a variety of political, advocacy and education spaces, including organizing for political campaigns for a year and a half organizing for political campaigns leading up to the 2020 election in Nevada, Texas and Arizona. Sarah is excited to be relocating to New York City to begin the Core Semikha Program at Yeshivat Maharat. In her free time, Sarah loves taking long walks, listening to podcasts, trying new recipes, and spending time in nature.
publications and media
Making it Count: Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value in Jewish Thought
Understanding Yosef's Interpretations: Bringing Hilkhot Ta’arovet into the Mix