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Dr. Julie Goldstein

Julie Goldstein

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  • Dr. Julie Goldstein will be teaching Holocaust Studies this year. Dr. Goldstein recently made aliyah with her family and will continue teaching at Ma'ayanot via Skype. She is a former chair of the Jewish History department. Two years ago, she had a sabbatical year in Israel where she worked as a Golda Meir postdoctoral fellow at Hebrew University and as a research fellow at The Global Research Institute at Tel Aviv University. Dr. Goldstein received a B.A. in Jewish Studies from Stern College, an M.A. in Medieval Jewish Philosophy from Bernard Revel Graduate School at Yeshiva University, and a Ph.D. in Medieval History and Jewish Studies from New York University. 

Ms. Sarah Gordon

Sarah Gordon

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  • Ms. Sarah Gordon teaches Talmud and Jewish History and serves as Ma'ayanot's Director of Student Activities and Experiential Education. She has a B.A. in Judaic Studies from Stern College, holds M.A. degrees in both Jewish Education and Modern Jewish History from Yeshiva University, and spent two years studying at the Stern Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies. Ms. Gordon has studied in education programs at Midreshet Lindenbaum and Pardes and is the recipient of the Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award for Excellence in Jewish Education. She also has extensive experience in informal Jewish education, having served in a number of leadership positions at Camp Stone, as well as working as a Program Head for Bnei Akiva's MachHach Ba'Aretz Israel trip.