TORAH STUDIO TEAM

Liana Wertman, Founder

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Liana first fell in love with Torah at the Shabbat dinner table, hearing and discussing the stories with family.

 

Liana is a graduate of USC. She spent the best fourteen summers of her life at Gindling Hilltop Camp (clap clap), from camper to counselor to CIT Director, and worked as Youth Director at Temple ISrael of Hollywood. She spent a year studying Torah and Talmud at The Pardes Institute.

Currently, Liana is studying Torah from her home in Los Angeles, running The Torah Studio, and earning her Masters in Jewish Educational Leadership from HUC-JIR Los Angeles. 

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OUR TEACHERS

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REBECCA CHESS

Rebecca is a Rabbinical student at Hebrew Union college who loves cheese, The Office, talking about being a quardruple Aquarius, and Torah! They're based in Winnipeg, Canada. They basically have free reign to teach anything they want here, which includes their class on Esther, where they explore themes around identity. 

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HANNAH BENDER

Hannah Bender (they/them) is a second year rabbinical student at HUC-JIR LA. They grew up in the suburbs of Chicago with their parents and little sib and have a BA in Religion from the University of Minnesota. In their extra time they love making fancy soups and collaging cards for their friends around the world. 

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LEXI KOHANSKI

Lexi (she/her) fell in love with Torah, her soul, and the world all at the same time. And she wants to spread the love around! She also loves to study Torah with her favorite study partner, Ramban. Lexi also offers private lessons in a variety of Jewish skills. She empowers her students to own the tradition for themselves. Reach her at remitzvah.com.

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