16 2013

CAS Yakar Learning Shabbat

9:00AM - 9:30AM  

Congregation Agudath Sholom 301 Strawberry Hill Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
203-358-2200 cflynn@cas-stamford.org

Contact Cindy Flynn

Rabbi Aaron Kraft, a fellow of the Wexner Kollel Elyon of YU, has served as Assistant Rosh Kollel of YU's Teaneck Summer Kollel, on the rabbinic staff of Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, NJ and as scholar-in-residence in communities throughout the country.  He completed his BA in English Literature and Semicha studies at YU and is studying towards an MA in Medieval Jewish History at Bernard Revel Graduate School.

Mrs. Lynn Kraft has been teaching Tanach at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School in Teaneck, NJ since 2008.  She has delivered weekly shiurim for women in the Columbia/Barnard Hillel and Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, NJ, and has previously taught at MMY and Sha’alvim for Women.  She earned her BA in Judaic Studies and Psychology from Stern College and her MA in Bible from Bernard Revel Graduate School.

Dena Block, teaches Talmud, History and Jewish History at Ma'ayanot and is the Director of Programming there as well.   After graduating from Ma’ayanot in 2004, Mrs. Block first studied at Migdal Oz in Israel before attending Barnard College. She earned a B.A. in History from Barnard College and an M.A. in Biblical and Talmudic Interpretation from the Graduate Program for Advanced Talmudic Studies at Yeshiva University. Mrs. Block is currently studying toward an M.A. in Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School at Yeshiva University and is training to become a Yoetzet Halacha through Nishmat.

Rabbi Avram Block is a doctoral student in School Psychology at St. John's University and teaches Talmud and Halakha at North Shore Hebrew Academy High School. After learing in Yeshivat Sha'alvim for three years, Rabbi Block earned his B.A. is Psychology and Philosophy at Yeshiva College and his Semicha from RIETS. He is completing an M.A. in Medieval Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School at Yeshiva University