el Naaleh Torah Tutors: Our Tutors

Our Tutors

Emmanuel Akiva

Emmanuel Akiva studied in Yeshivas Torah Ore, and is learning in kollel in Israel. He especially enjoys learning b'iyun and giving over the sugyas with clarity. He tutored in Yeshiva Beis Israel in Jerusalem, and has recently being learning together with his Rosh Kollel mesechta Yevamos in Ramat Beit Shemesh. Emmanuel Akiva also learns in a Kinyan Mesechta chavura, which has an emphasis on review for remembering with clarity one's learning. He has native fluency in English and Spanish, and holds a certificate from Achim's kiruv training seminar.

Rabbi Eliyahu Goodman

Rabbi Goodman has many years experience teaching and tutoring and when he is not tutoring he is a full-time magid shiur in a yeshiva in Beit Shemesh. Rabbi Goodman holds a masters degree in education, so be ready for a great learning experience, as they say, "lucky is the pupil who becomes the student of Rabbi Goodman".

Rebbetzin Noemi Handel

Noemi Lowinger Handel earned Bachelor's degrees in English Literature and Judaic studies in Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University. She has been teaching on the elementary, high school and college levels for over 30 years in New York and most recently in Israel. She received the Gruss award for being one of the ten best teachers in New York City. She has contributed analyses of literature to the Mesorah Publications high school literature series."Gladly would [s]he learn and gladly teach."

Rabbi Yaakov Lasson

Yaakov Lasson , currently a Rabbi in Detroit, hails from Baltimore, MD. He learned in Yeshivat Sha'alvim and YU. He has several years of experience tutoring and learning with students of all ages and backgrounds.

Rabbi Gavriel Leventhal

Rabbi Gavriel Leventhal , a Toronto native, attended Ner Yisroel and Ohr HaChaim high school before relocating to Jerusalem. He joined Yeshivas Bircas HaTorah in 2003 and entered the kollel program in 2008. He currently teaches in the yeshiva's post high school yeshiva program. He’s a down-to-earth, accessible and inspirational teacher who excels at fostering personal relationships with individual talmidim.

Shoshana Levison

Shoshana Levison made Aliyah from Passaic, New Jersey as a teen over 10 years ago. After attending seminary, she volunteered in a local elementary school which sparked her interest in teaching. She attended the Beit HaMoreh Teacher Training Institute in Bnei Brak for 3 years and earned her Teaching Certification from the Ministry of Education for teaching junior high school. She has experience teaching and tutoring all ages, K-8 and beyond.

Rabbi Moshe Dovid Rosanel

Rabbi Moshe Dovid Rosanel enjoys and has much experience learning one-on-one with Yeshiva students and baalei teshuva, developing their Torah and Gemara skills using structured methods to explain the logical components of the text, while helping them develop Hebrew and Aramaic language skills. Mentoring and supporting them with any emotional and life issues that arise is also an important part of his role. Languages: Can speak, read and write English, French and Hebrew (Yiddish to a lesser extent). Music: Plays the Keyboard, Guitar and Accordion, amongst other musical instruments.

Ariella Stern

Ariella Stern has been a teacher for over 10 years. She has a degree in Jewish Studies from Stern College as well as a masters in Jewish Edcation from Azrieli Graduate School. Ariella has taught elementary, middle, and high school students. She enjoys finding creative ways to engage her students in the learning process. Ariella is from Los Angeles, CA and currently lives in Ramat Bet Shemesh with her family.

Rabbi Doniel Tisser

Rabbi Doniel Tisser, a Torah teacher licensed by Torah Umesorah, has been learning with students aged 6-60 for over twenty years. He has helped many to gain the skills they need to learn on their own. He has facilitated the success of students dealing with all sorts of learning issues, and has developed techniques for overcoming challenges that range from reading difficulties to ADHD (including his own). He uses creative teaching methods such as props and mountain biking to help bring Torah to life. Rabbi Tisser enjoys learning the practical side of Torah, and he is a certified shochet and mohel. He has received Smicha from Yeshivas Ner Yisroel, Rav Reuven Feinstein shlit”a and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and now serves on beis din Chuchat Mishpat in Beit Shemesh. Make learning fun with Rabbi Tisser!

Rabbi Eliyahu Tulshinski

Rabbi Eliyahu Tulshinski is an educator at yeshivas in Bet Shemesh. A graduate of an Ivy League university, Rabbi Tulshinski is a licensed chemistry teacher with over twenty years of experience teaching both Jewish and secular studies.

Rebbi Aryeh Waldman

Rebbi Aryeh Waldman was a Rebbi in talmudei torah in Israel for 24 years. He lives in Ramat Bet Shemesh with his family and davens at Ahavas Shalom in Ramat Bet Shemesh. He also ran childrens' choirs where he taught in Talmud Torah and is currently himself in the Halelu Choir in Ramat Bet Shemesh. Rebbi Aryeh has tutored for many years (even as a teenager) with many happy and satisfied students and parents.

Learning Specialists

Mrs. Minky Bin-Nun

Mrs. Minky Bin-Nun has earned a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Special Education. She has 18 years of experience, including teaching both on the elementary and high school levels, as well as extensive private tutoring. Before her Aliyah, she worked for the NYC Department of Education for 8 years providing special education teacher support services, and has provided teacher training and coaching as well. Mrs. Bin-Nun currently lives in Ramat Beit Shemesh with husband and children.

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Naaleh Torah Tutors maintains the highest level of standards for our tutors. Each tutor is interviewed and receives a thorough review of his or her qualifications and experience. Our tutors understand and can relate to all types of kids in America and around the world.