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 taught kids and adults for over 15 years. He was raised in the suburbs of Maryland and attended Jewish day school, after which he spent a year studying in Israel. He has a broad knowledge of Jewish text, and he helps students of all backgrounds connect with Judaism in the way they most feel comfortable. Roni is also 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.
Yael graduated from Barnard College with a BA in Religion and Education. She holds an MS in childhood special education and Jewish education and is currently a teacher at a pluralistic Jewish day school in New York for kids with language-based learning disabilities. She teaches middle school Judaic studies and Language Arts. 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.
Eliana is a PhD student in the History Department at the University of Minnesota, where she studies the way America remembers acts of violence. After completing her undergraduate degree at Bryn Mawr College, she studied at Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and the Hadar Institute in New York. Eliana has been reading Torah since her bat mitzvah and also reads High Holiday, haftarah, Megillat Esther, and Lamentations tropes. She has led tefillah (prayer) in Jewish communities everywhere she has lived, and has tutored students in Chicago, New York, and Minneapolis. Eliana is a kind, dedicated teacher who has taught Torah, basic Judaism and tefillah and has worked with students to prepare meaningful divrei Torah (words of Torah) for their b mitzvah.
Didi is a thoughtful and engaging Jewish educator with extensive experience in informal settings. He worked most recently at the Heschel High School in Jewish and student life. Previous stops include Camp Ramah in the Berkshires and Camp Ramah in New England, where he was the program coordinator. Didi has also enjoyed his work as a religious school teacher and b-mitzvah tutor for elementary and middle school children. Didi’s expertise in experiential Jewish education and his work with multiple ages allows him to work with many diverse learning styles and facilitate highly engaging learning experiences. A Jewish day school graduate, Didi has BA in philosophy and psychology and is currently pursuing a PsyD and M.S-ED at Pace University. Didi loves sports and music, and his three favorite books are Genesis, Charlotte’s Web and Anna Karenina.
Tamar is a lead teacher at a NYC school for Jewish children with language-based learning disabilities. She is a kind and thoughtful educator who works regularly with diverse learners. She is a Nachshon Project Graduate School Fellow who is pursuing an MA in Jewish education and special education at Touro College. She is a graduate of the Indiana University Borns Judaic Studies program and has a BA in Jewish studies with minors in Hebrew and elementary education.
Hannah is a thoughtful Jewish educator who currently teaches Hebrew school teacher and tutors b mitzvah students. She has experience working in wide-ranging Jewish settings such as summer camps, a Jewish communal farm, and congregational schools. Hannah is currently a full-time student, immersed in Judaic studies, at Yeshivat Hadar, an egalitarian yeshiva in NYC. Hannah has a passion for sharing Jewish knowledge and is skilled at leading services and reading Torah while fostering curiosity and personal connection to Judaism. Hannah graduated from McGill University with a BA in cultural studies and English and a minor in world cinema.