Abby inspires curious learners of all ages and stages to articulate their values, ideas and sense of meaning while deepening their knowledge of all things Jewish.
As a Judaics teacher and lifecycle officiant, Abby creates and facilitates engaging text-based learning experiences and lifecycle ceremonies, provoking long lasting curiosity and connection with Jewish tradition and identity.
Abby is passionate about, and dedicated to, helping learners connect to Jewish learning and living in ways that most resonate with them. Read testimonials from parents, students and clients. Abby and her team work with learners throughout NYC and beyond. We work in person and by Zoom, connecting with learners throughout NYC, the US and across the globe.
Some of Abby’s specialized experiences include: learners with executive functioning challenges & 2E learners; academically gifted learners; adults converting to Judaism; Jewish day school students who have transferred from public schools; day school graduates wishing to continue rigorous Jewish learning; adults who have a strong connection to Jewish community and wish to deepen and broaden their knowledge in areas that interest them.
Are you interested in Jewish learning but don’t know where to start or don’t know how to craft a learning experience that’s right for you? Abby also offers Jewish learning consultations to help you find the learning experience that is right for you.
Learn more about Abby’s dedication to the personalized Jewish learning experience from her interview on the Judaism Unbound podcast.
Upcoming Adult Jewish Learning Opportunities with Abby include:
Multi-Session Courses at the 92Y:
The God Idea: Exploring Diverse Expressions of God in Jewish Text & Tradition – Wednesdays, 1-2:15 p.m., Nov 16, 23, 30, Dec 7, 14, 21
Essential Ethics: Core Jewish Values, Ancient and Modern – Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m., Oct 19, 26, Nov 2, 9
Torah Portion Class with My Jewish Learning – Friday, October 7, 10:30 a.m.