Yali Szulanski

Core Semikha, Class of 2025

Szulanski

Yali Szulanski is a teacher, writer, spiritual educator, and life-long learner. She is the Youth Director at The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and founder of The "I Am" Project/"פרויקט "אני, an integrative program which introduces four-body (spiritual, emotional mental, and physical) self care into the secular and Judaic classroom. Yali’s vision is to create robust, engaging, inclusive, and evolving spaces for people going through life’s big changes, mainly adolescence and matrescence. Yali received her Masters in Psychology and Education from Teachers’ College, Columbia University, and has been a teacher for over a decade. Yali is also a certified rescue diver, Zumba instructor, meditation teacher, energy healer, and lends her talents to various organizations as a teacher and consultant. Yali lives in Riverdale, NY, with Ben, Zoey, and Eliezer.

Publications and Media

Title
Type
Category
Topic
Year
#maharat10daysoftorah Pesach 2022, Day 2
Dvar Torah; Multimedia
Holidays; Video Dvar Torah
Pesach; #maharat10daysoftorah
2022/5782
Surfing with Hope and Faith in Perpetual Impurity
Dvar Torah
Vayikra
Metzora
2022/5782
The Quiet Inflection Point
Dvar Torah
Bereishit
Lech Lecha
2021/5782

In the News

Title
Publication
Published
How Taking a Few Breaths Can Improve Life in the Classroom
The Jewish Chronicle
December 16, 2021

Books