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. Rabbi Benarroch also served as the Rabbi for the Sephardic Community in Vancouver, Canada.

Shoshi Friedman

Eim Bayit

Originally from New Jersey, Shoshi Friedman our Em Bayit made Aliyah after attending Shaalvim for Women seminary for a year and a half. She obtained a BA in Psychology from Touro Israel. Her signature warmth and genuine nature helps her serve as a “mother away from home” to the girls. Her outgoing and caring personality helps her connect with every type of girl and makes her easily approachable. She focuses on making every girl feel at home. Shoshi lives in Yerushalayim with her husband and daughter, within walking distance to the midrasha, and her home is always open to the girls.