Meet the Educators - South Hampstead
Sivan Rahav Meir
Sivan Rahav Meir is a media personality and lecturer. She lives in Jerusalem with her husband, Yedidya, and their five children, and serves as World Mizrachi’s Scholar-in-Residence. She is a primetime anchor on Channel 2 News, has a column in Israel’s largest newspaper, Yediot Acharonot, and has a weekly radio show on Galei Tzahal (Army Radio). Sivan was included by Forbes magazine in their list of the 50 most influential women in Israel, and listed by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world.
Sivan Rahav Meir will be spending Shabbat with Kinloss Shul & Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue
Rabbi Dov Ber Cohen
Rabbi Dov Ber Cohen is a Senior Lecturer at the Aish HaTorah World Center in Jerusalem. After spending six years living in Asia, delving deeply into Eastern philosophies, partaking in silent meditation retreats, extreme martial arts training and spending time volunteering in orphanages, Dov Ber arrived in Israel where he discovered the depth, beauty, wisdom and truth of his own religion.
Rav Dov Ber Cohen will spend Shabbat in Hale
Steve Gar made Aliyah at the age of 22 and completed the Hesder course studing at Yeshivat Har Etzion and while serving in the Golani infantry unit, Battalion 13 – specializing in the Negev. Steve is certified in the IDF as an urban combat instructor, specializing in counter-terrorism and is now responsible for training military units through the Central command of the Gush Etzion. He serves as a soldier on a counter-terrorist unit while completing his Rabbinical studies. Steve is one of the directors of a special needs program, Yeshivat Darkaynu
Nitsana Darshan Laitner
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner is an Israeli activist attorney has been leading the legal fight against terror financing, the anti-Israel boycott campaigns (BDS) and combating the multitude of lawfare tactics utilized against the Jewish State by its enemies. As the president of the Israel based civil rights organization, Shurat HaDin–Israel Law Center, she has represented hundreds of terror victims in legal actions against terror organizations and their supporters.