Meet Our Tutors

Sarah Rudolph, Director of, is a Jewish educator, writer, and editor. She has been sharing her passion for Jewish texts of all kinds for over 20 years, with students of all ages. Sarah’s essays have been published in a variety of internet and print media, including Times of Israel, Kveller, OU Life, TorahMusings, Jewish Action, 929 English, and more. Sarah lives in Cleveland with her husband and four children, but is privileged to learn with students all over the world.

Rachel Hershberg has loved learning and teaching Torah for the last 25 years. She helps her students grow spiritually and intellectually through direct engagement with Torah sources.

Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman graduated from Yeshiva University in 1980 and the dental school of Columbia University in 1985. In 1989 he began studying and teaching at Yeshivat Hamivtar, and he now studies and teaches at Yeshivat Machanaim in Efrat. He has rabbinic ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg. Rabbi Dr. Fischman has been tutoring for since its inception and has a number of devoted long-term students.

Leah Stein lives in Efrat, Israel with her husband and 2 children. She teaches Judaic studies and Hebrew language to students all over the world. She shares with her students her passion for Judaism and Israel. Leah is a true professional and an excellent educator. She is loved by her schools and students alike – and she is always happy to share her professional knowledge and resources with her colleagues. Leah is extremely dedicated and organized and is a real asset to our faculty.

After finishing her degree in Judaic studies from Stern College and moving to Israel, Natanya Mann has been involved in teaching, tutoring, and mentoring for the past 30 years. Whether in Nishmat, Baer Miriam, or with candidates for conversion, Natanya’s focus has been on helping her students acquire the skills they need to become independent in their learning. While empowering her students intellectually, Natanya’s goal is to aid them in developing a love for Torah and its Giver. Natanya is married to Daniel Mann, has 8 children, and lives in Jerusalem.

 Rabbi Nimrod Soll was born in Israel and raised in the US. He has a BA in Political Science from Yeshiva University (2014) and an MA in Modern Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School (2018). Rabbi Soll received semicha from RIETS in May 2019 and is currently studying for an LLB at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Fran Miller is a graduate of the Keren Ariel Yoatzot Halacha program at Nishmat and studied in the advanced Talmud programs in Matan and Migdal Oz. She holds a B.A. in Judaic Studies from Stern College and a B.Ed. from Yeshivat Har Etzion’s Michlelet Herzog Teacher’s College. She teaches adults and post-high school students in person, online, and in midrashot. Fran lives in Mitzpeh Yericho with her husband and three children.

Raphael Langer grew up in Riverdale, NY, and now lives in Washington Heights. After studying for two years at Yeshivat Har Etzion, he enrolled as a student in the City College of New York, studying Mechanical Engineering. Following graduation, he plans on completing semicha and pursuing opportunities in Jewish education. He is excited to help spread knowledge of Torah through

Shira Selter has a Bachelor of Education in Tanach and Jewish History from Herzog College in Israel. Prior to this, she studied at Nishmat for a year. During her national service, Shira volunteered as a program director for Livnot U’Lehibanot in Tzfat, where she organized and led Jewish identity programs for college-aged participants from overseas. She served as a madricha at Midreshet Amudim for a year, where she delivered a weekly Tanach Chabura. In addition, she was a teaching assistant at MMY in Jerusalem and at Midreshet Amudim, where she also delivered a weekly Aggada shiur. Shira taught Mishna, history, and English to middle schoolers in Efrat, and is pursuing her M. A. in Tanach at Bar-Ilan University alongside tutoring in Tanach, Ivrit, and Halacha.

Ari Bar-Shain grew up in Cleveland, OH and made aliyah after High School. He spent two years learning in Yeshivat Har Etzion, then served in the IDF as a combat officer in Givati. Following his release, he returned to the Yeshiva and has been learning there for the past few years, simultaneously serving as the Head Madrich for the Overseas Program and working towards a Bachelor’s in Education from Herzog College with a focus on Tanach, Oral Torah, and Jewish Philosophy. He has taught students from a variety of religious backgrounds at a Sunday School, at camps, and in Yeshiva. He is passionate about connecting with people and sharing his enthusiasm for learning. 

Shoshana Berger graduated Stern College for Women as an education major and is pursuing a graduate degree in Childhood Special Ed – Learning Disabilities. She is the proud oldest of five children and loves working with kids in the classroom, in camp, and one-on-one. She is excited to spread her love of Torah through

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio and now living in Israel, Eli Meyers studied for semicha and a degree in Jewish Education at Yeshiva University. From his high school days at Fuchs Mizrachi School and two years at Yeshivat Har Etzion, he has tutored students of various ages in subjects such as Chumash, Navi, and Gemara, and has also delivered shiurim and prepared an educational curriculum as Rosh Beit Midrash in Camp Stone. Eli loves teaching Torah, particularly making Torah come alive to students, helping them to appreciate some new idea or concept and to utilize their own perspective and unique way of thinking to contribute to the age-old conversation that is our tradition. He is passionate about Torah and about bringing the joy and beauty of Torah to anyone he has the privilege to work with. 

Binyamin Broth grew up in Silver Spring Maryland, and studied in the Yeshiva of Greater Washington, Yeshivat Har Etzion, and Yeshiva University. Binyamin is sought out by his peers for his Torah knowledge as well as for general guidance. Additionally, Binyamin is known for his slightly peppy and spunky personality; he always ensures a smile on the faces of those in contact with him.

Rachael Schultz is a Jewish educator, writer, and editor. She has taught in a variety of formal and informal Jewish educational frameworks in Israel and in the US, including high school, Hebrew school, adult education, and one-on-one tutoring. She has a BA from Harvard University and an MA from Hebrew University, and completed a program in teaching the laws of taharat hamishpacha (family purity). She lives in Mitzpe Netofa in the Galilee with her husband and children.

Malki Sinensky started with a few Tanach classes, and from there her love for learning Torah took off. She has spent time learning at Midreshet Nishmat in Jerusalem, Drisha in NYC, and Lamdeinu in Teaneck NJ. She also teaches fifth graders at a Hebrew school program in NJ. She is a dedicated tutor who gives her all to each student. 

Rabbi Yehudah Lowy has been a teacher of all Judaic subjects for the last 30 years. He is currently retired, but wishes to put his extensive experience to good use as a tutor.