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Michael R.

Phoenixville, PA

$50/hr

Rabbi tutoring Hebrew, Bar & Bat Mitzvah studies, Jewish studies

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4.6 Avg. Rating
 
 
33 Ratings
 
 
4hrs Response Time
Great Tutor
— Karen, Ambler, PA on 11/10/14

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University of Southern California
Journalism
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Master's
University of Judaism
MEd

Education

University of Southern California (Journalism)

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Master's)

University of Judaism (MEd)

About Michael

Rabbi Michael is a Reconstructionist rabbi living in suburban Philadelphia. He co-edited a recent children’s prayerbook. His curriculum for teenagers was published by "Rabbis for Human Rights" last winter. He has been an education director and classroom instructor for more than 10 years in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

Rabbi Michael has tutored students preparing for Bar & Bat Mitzvah for the past eight years. He uses "multiple intelligences" to assess a student's work. He makes the learning fun, meaningful and relevant to both students and parents.

Topics for learning and Jewish identity formation often include: Siddur (Jewish Prayer), Hebrew reading (both declaiming and decoding), Hebrew language instruction, Torah trope, Haftorah trope, Weekly Torah study, Jewish history, Jewish holidays, Contemporary Jewish Ethics & Jewish Values, Israel, and Jewish theology.
Rabbi Michael is a Reconstructionist rabbi living in suburban Philadelphia. He co-edited a recent children’s prayerbook. His curriculum for teenagers was published by "Rabbis for Human Rights" last winter. He has been an education director and classroom instructor for more than 10 years in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

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Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Phoenixville, PA 19460
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great Tutor "

- Karen, Ambler, PA on 11/10/14
English:
Bible Studies
Language:
Hebrew
History:
Religion
Corporate Training:
Hebrew

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Bible Studies

I completed rabbinic ordination at RRC, which included 5 years of Jewish history studies, 4 years of Jewish philosophy, as well as studies in Islam and Christianity.
My course work included 5 semesters of biblical texts, as well as work in biblical Hebrew.

Hebrew

Master's degree in Hebrew Literature from Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.
This included:
- 4 years of Modern Hebrew,
- 1 year of Biblical Hebrew,
- 1 year of Rabbinic Hebrew,
- \1 year of Aramaic.

Religion

I completed rabbinic ordination at RRC, which included 5 years of Jewish history studies, 4 years of Jewish philosophy, as well as studies in Islam and Christianity.

University of Southern California
Journalism
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College
Master's
University of Judaism
MEd

Education

University of Southern California (Journalism)

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (Master's)

University of Judaism (MEd)

Great Tutor — Rabbi Michael really connects with my daughter. She loves her lessons! He teaches her about Judaism, Hebrew, and the Jewish culture. We are very pleased with him. ...

— Karen, Ambler, PA on 11/10/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 40 miles of Phoenixville, PA 19460.

Background Check Status for Michael R.

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