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Michal Kohane

Leader & Educator
Michal Kohane
Born and raised in Israel, Michal Kohane is currently the Rosh Kehila of the Prospect Heights Shul in Brooklyn, a regular scholar in residence in Oakland CA, and a student at Maharat.  She has been a leader and educator in the Jewish Community of Northern California for over twenty five years, serving as acting rabbi, a day-school educator, federation executive director and more.  Michal is passionate about Jewish text learning and building community.  She holds a BA in Studies of Israel and Education, an M.S. in Jewish Studies, an MA in Clinical Psychology, and is pursuing a PsyD in organizational psychology.  She is an avid writer: her first novel, Hachug ("Extracurricular"), was published in Israel by Steimatzky in 2016 and her weekly blog can be found at www.miko284.com.