Jack Flamholz Memorial Yom Iyun: Esther, Ruth, and the Insider/Outsider Jew
Shira Hecht-Koller / November 12, 2017
Jack Flamholz was a born and bred Brooklyn boy, an avid learner, and a true Renaissance Man. He had a strong interest in Jewish American history which inspired Drisha and the Luchfeld- Flamholz family to organize a Yom Iyun in his memory.
Click here to read “On Citizens and Soda Cans,” a piece written by Rivka Schwartz for The Jewish Week.
Shira Hecht-Koller is the Director of the Dr. Beth Samuels Summer High School Program at Drisha and Director of Education for 929 English. She teaches Talmud and Jewish identity to a wide variety of audiences, and writes and speaks on topics of education, creative living and family life. She was a Fellow at the Paideia Institute of Jewish Studies in Stockholm, where she continues to serve as a consultant. She holds a certificate in Experiential Jewish Education from M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education, where she is adjunct faculty. She is a graduate of the Beruria Scholars program at Midreshet Lindenbaum and holds a JD from Cardozo School of Law. Prior to embarking on a career in Jewish Education, she was an associate in the Intellectual Property department at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP. She is an avid tennis fan, amateur photographer and loves to hike and explore the world with her partner Aaron and children Dalya, Shachar, Amitai and Aiden. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Shira Hecht-Koller.