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Diya Moushahwar, Youth & Family Educator & Community Organizer

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Diya (pronouns: they/them) has rich experience in Jewish education including four years of teaching at Kolot Chayeinu, a synagogue in Park Slope, Brooklyn, where they developed curricula on topics such as Jewish communities of color, gender and Judaism, and Jewish ritual objects. Diya has also served as a paraprofessional at Beit Rabban Day School and as an educator at the Society for the Advancement of Judaism. Diya is an alum of BMCC and currently studies at NYU, where they are a GUIDE Scholar and 2021 Gallatin Global Human Rights Fellow. Diya is a proud Arab-American from Detroit, and in addition to their work as an educator, they are a folk singer, language-learner, avid reader, illustrator, and community organizer.

 

Feel free to reach out to Diya by e-mail, diya@ftjc.org

Learn more about Rimonim: A Family Learning Community at FTJC.

 

Naomi Zaslow, Student Clergy Intern

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Naomi Zaslow (pronouns: she/her) is a senior rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She holds a BFA in Visual Art from the University of Michigan, and a Masters in Jewish Education from Hebrew College/Pardes. Naomi served a year of national community service with Americorps and spent two years teaching English in Seoul before diving into the sea of Jewish texts. She has studied Torah of all kinds with Pardes, The Conservative Yeshiva, Svara, JTS, Union Theological Seminary and through two units of CPE. Naomi is currently the rabbinical intern in Fitzgerald Georgia, a UJA Graduate Fellow, and a Slifka Engagement Fellow, bringing progressive egalitarian Jewish learning to all. She loves being a nerd, visiting the Fort Tryon Park dog run with her partner, and watercolor painting.

Feel free to reach out to Naomi by e-mail, naomizaslow@gmail.com

 

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