Dr. Bryna Levy
Dr. Bryna Levy has had a significant impact on Jewish education for women throughout the world within the past 25 years. An academic since her undergraduate years, she received her B.A. in Jewish Studies from Barnard College and obtained her Teacher's Degree from Michlala-Jerusalem College for Women. She went on to acquire an M.A. in Biblical Interpretation from McGill University and, in 1987 was the first woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in Bible from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Yeshiva University.
As a professional educator, Dr. Levy taught Hebrew language at McGill University and Bible at Yeshiva University High School for Girls. She was an Assistant Professor of Bible at Touro College and served as the Resident Director of Touro's Israel Program.
In 1980 Dr. Levy and her husband Daniel moved to Israel. From 1980-1989 she was a lecturer in Bible at Michlala-Jerusalem College for Women. Since 1990 she has been teaching Bible at Midreshet Moriah.
Bryna Levy is a senior lecturer in Bible at Matan - The Women's Institute for Torah Studies. She is the founder and director of the graduate program in Bible and biblical studies at Matan, which is a joint program with Haifa University.
She is the mother of six.
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