Avital was my teacher in religious school in the sixth grade. In a class where students had a multitude of different Hebrew reading levels, Avital managed to teach each and every one of her students at their own pace. By the end of the school year, every student was prepared with the prayers needed for their bar or bat mitzvah. Avital even helped some go above and beyond, learning more prayers than there were in the curriculum. As a student, coming to Hebrew school became something that I enjoyed because learning became fun. Following seventh grade, I worked with Avital teaching Hebrew as a madricha in sixth and seventh grade classes. Being on the “other side,” I saw how Avital taught students based on their capabilities. She is very patient with students that may have a more difficult time learning, while also challenging those who learn at a quicker pace. All in all, Avital makes learning Hebrew prayers for a bar or bat mitzvah fun and interesting while being able to cater to the educational needs that a student possesses. – Hannah G.
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Avital tutored me for my Bat Mitzvah, and it was so much better than I thought it would be. She’s a great teacher, is really nice, and was very patient with me. She also felt like more than a tutor to me. She would listen when I needed to talk about my school or issues with my friends, and was a really positive support in my life. I still keep in touch with Avital, and she’s always happy to hear from me even though my Bat Mitzvah is over. Thank you, Avital!!!! – Sarah T.
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I have been going to Hebrew School classes for a long time and Avital has not only been a great teacher but she is my favorite teacher. Avital was always kind, helpful, calm, funny, comforting, and very easy to learn from. For example, I was not always a fan of learning Hebrew and prayers, but after the first few weeks of working with Avital I always looked forward to Sunday mornings. Also, when I did not understand something she found a very simple and entertaining way for me to learn it. Thanks to Avital I feel very confident with my Hebrew reading. Avital is an amazing teacher, and I wish she could be my teacher every year. –Amanda W.