Administration

Miriam Tawil

Founder and Director

Experienced educator, administrator, wife and mother. Mrs. Tawil is a caring and passionate educator. MS Jewish Philosophy, Revel Yeshiva University. MS Jewish Education Azrieli, Yeshiva University. Past Chair Jewish Philosophy Dept. Magen David Yeshivah H.S. and Executive Director of Barkai Yeshiva.

Rabbi Yosef Benarroch

Rosh Midrasha

Rabbi, Sephardic Educational Center, Jerusalem. Born in Tangiers, Morocco, Rabbi Benarroch holds a degree in Education from the University of Manitoba, an M.S. in Jewish History from Touro College, and is a graduate of Mercaz Harav Yesas ordained as Rabbi by Machon Harry Fischel in Jerusalem and he also served as the Rabbi for the Sephardic Community in Vancouver, Canada. Rabbi Benarroch is currently the Rabbi of Congregation Adas Yeshurun Herzlia Synagogue in Winnipeg, Canada

Rabbi Haim Levy

Mashgiah Ruhani

Originally from the Brooklyn community in New York, Rabbi Levy studied in the Yeshivat Hayim Berlin in Lakewood, NJ. He has a program located in the illustrious Kollel of Yehave Daat Jerusalem that prepares rabbis for the Diaspora, is the author of the Sefer Anshei Hayil, and is the Director of the Gosephardic Fellowships, which reaches out to hundreds of Sephardic Youth in North America. For nearly a decade he has been teaching Sephardic Halacha at Aish Hatora, Yesod Hatora, Ner Yaakov, and other yeshivot. He is one of the originators of the Sephardic Heritage program in numerous seminaries, including Shearim and Jewel. He made Aliyah 10 years ago and resides in Har Nof with his wife and children.

Hilla Aboody

Eim Bayit

Hilla Aboody has been involved in education in Brooklyn, New York, teaching in both formal and informal settings for the past ten years. She studied Judaic Studies at Michlalah Seminary and completed her Bachelor’s degree in Jewish History and Education at Bar-Ilan University. She continued to study Jewish History at New York University and received her PhD, specializing in the time periods of Bayit Sheni, the Mishna and Talmud. She recently made Aliyah and now lives in Jerusalem with her husband and four children