Administration and Support Staff

Rabbi David Debow, Director

infuses his classes with relevance and creativity. He served as teacher, Miashgiach Ruchani and Principal of Fuchs Mizrachi High School in Cleveland. Since making Aliya, has taught in Midreshet Harovah, Midreshet Lindenbaum, Michlelet Orot, Graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and graduate of Yeshiva University and Ursuline College.

Dr. Yocheved Debow, Academic Principal

holds a BA in Psychology and Education, and an MA in Child Clinical and Educational Psychology. She received her doctorate in Education at Bar Ilan University as a presidential fellow. She studied Limmudei Kodesh at Michlalah, Jerusalem College for Women.


Our teachers are all chosen because they are experts in their fields and share a sensitivity to Torah values and creative expression.

Rabbi Bramson is known to be a warm and engaging teacher, who caters to the needs of each individual student. His ability to incorporate comments and concerns from across the spectrum makes him a truly universal educator.  He has Rabbinical Ordination from Yeshiva University in addition to a BA in Psychology and currently teaches at Machon Maayan and Tiferet.

Rav Yisrael Cohn studied at Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh and has Semicha from Yeshivat Hamivtar. He has an MA in Jewish Law from University of London, and an MS in Clinical Sociology from University of North Texas. He is an ATID fellow.

Rabbi Yacov Don On 7 Kislev 5776 our beloved teacher Rav Yacov Don ob”m was cruelly murdered by terrorist. He was on staff at the time of his murder. His impact on scores of students was attested to by an outpouring of emotion and reminiscence. He remains a shining example of a loving teacher, completely dedicated to his students. May his memory remain as a blessing for all of us.

The Arts Faculty


Jeffrey Allon studied in the Professional Program, Advanced Studies in Painting and Drawing at Studio Incamminati for over three years. He also earned his BA in fine arts from Hampshire College, and received a Certificate of Art in Advanced Printmaking and Book Arts from the Croydon College of Art and Design in England. In addition to teaching painting and drawing, Jeff works as a professional artist from his studio in Tekoa, south of Jerusalem. See Art

Andi Arnovitz is a master printmaker, Arnovitz has expanded her artistic lexicon to include multiple media, frequently synthesizing an expansive range of techniques in order to treat controversial topics of religious, political and social nature. Arnovitz has exhibited in solo and group shows internationally, in the U.S., Israel, Spain, Poland, France, Lithuania, Canada, and Bulgaria. Her work is found in museum and private collections internationally. See Art

Ms. Eva Avidar did a BFA at the Bezaalel Academy of Art and Design followed by a MA from the Royal College of Art, in London, UK.  She then became the Artist in residence at Clay Studio of Philadelphia. She participated in many group and solo exhibitions and is world-renowned. She won the Oriana Prize for Fine Art and The Young Artists Award, Rotchild Fund among other honors.  She currently runs the fine arts program at Emunah College of the Arts for Women. See Art

Mrs. Gayle Berman holds a Masters of Music in vocal performance and Choral Conducting. She served on the music faculties of several universities in the U.S. She was Founding Director of the Jewish Women's Chorus of Western Massachusetts. She is also the Music Director for Raise Your Spirits, an all women theatre troup here in Israel.

Alona Cole studied music at the Liceo Conservatory, Barcelona Spain, and continued classic studies at the Reuben Academy, Jerusalem.  A versatile vocal stylist who won a recording contract with Sony records during an eight-year sojourn in Spain, Alona is also 1 of 4 members in a woman's band called 'The Hot Mamas'

Batnadiv Hakarmi-Weinberg studied art at the New York Studio School, the Slade, the International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, Italy, and the Jerusalem Studio School. She has exhibited in group shows in Israel and abroad.  In tandem with her artistic pursuits, Batnadiv has explored the influence of the Bible on Western culture in her academic studies. She holds an MA in Comparative Literature from the Hebrew University, where she was awarded the Rector's Prize and the Wolf Foundation Award. See Art

As per instrument choice, expert instructors offer individual lessons in piano, drums, flute, cello, violin, and guitar.

Integrative Studio is taught by various rotating artists proficient in their field such as calligraphy, paper cuts,

silk painting, animation, and screen-printing.

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