Educators at Judaics Tutoring NYC are dedicated to individualizing the Jewish learning experience for each learner. These talented tutors have strong Hebrew and Jewish text backgrounds, and are all knowledgeable, creative, and highly enthusiastic about engaging learners in ways that fit each each learner’s questions, interests and learning styles. Read about some of our tutors below.
Roni has tutored kids and adults for over 14 years. He was raised in the suburbs of Maryland and attended Jewish day school, after which he spent a year studying in Israel. He as a broad knowledge of Jewish texts and helps students of all backgrounds connect with Judaism in the way they most feel comfortable, and he is also is proficient in Torah reading, leading prayer services, and Hebrew. He loves creating an engaging learning experience for his students, no matter where they are on their journey or how young or old they may be, making sure they feel supported and celebrated every step of the way.
Shani is a rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. In addition to rabbinic ordination, Shani is also working toward an MA in Bible. Originally from the Chicago, Shani attended Brandeis University where she studied English Literature, Psychology, and History. Shani is currently working on a collection of poetry based on the Mishnah, one of the primary texts of rabbinic literature. Shani has a background in community organizing, and loves talking and teaching all things Jewish. Shani has worked with students ranging from 3rd grade-12th grade.
Yael graduated from Barnard College with a BA in Religion and Education and is currently working as a Teacher Resident at The Shefa School, a pluralistic Jewish Day School in New York for kids with language-based learning disabilities. This year, she is co-teaching middle school classes in Judaic studies, reading, and writing. Yael is particularly passionate about instilling a love and appreciation for Jewish values and texts in her students. She has a strong background in Hebrew, Bible, and Talmud from a lifetime of Jewish education. She plans to continue her education as a special education MA student this fall.