About Abby

Abby teaches Jewish studies – Torah, Jewish history, and Jewish practice – to curious learners of all ages and stages. With over 20 years of experience as a Jewish educator, Abby has taught and facilitated programs in synagogues, day schools, supplementary schools, community centers.

Abby specializes in creating and teaching individualized Judaics curricula for public and secular private school families, as well as creating and officiating at b’nei mitavah. Prior to founding her own independent teaching practice, Abby taught middle school Tanakh (Bible) and Mishna (Rabbinics) at Schechter Bergen County. 

At the 92Y Himan Brown Senior Center, Abby teaches the Jewish Thought and Culture series, combining Jewish history with contemporary Jewish life to teach engaging sessions on some of the most salient issues in contemporary Jewish life.

Abby also creates and teaches individualized curricula for Jewish communal professionals who wish to grow and be inspired while deepening their knowledge of the Jewish text, tradition and history that informs their identity and practice as Jewish professional leaders.

Abby’s clients, colleagues and students describe her as creative, empathetic, passionate, a great listener, and highly enthusiastic about her work. Abby earned a BA in history from Stern College, Yeshiva University, and an MA in Jewish studies from The Jewish Theological Seminary.