Yiscah Smith

Yiscah is an adjunct faculty member at Pardes. She is a Jewish educator, spiritual activist and published author who addresses the spiritual dimension of authentic living. Yiscah employs her own story of ​the joys and struggles with her own spirituality, gender identity and commitment to authentic living​. As one who transitioned from a Chabad man to an observant woman, she presents topics in an accessible and vivid style, from both a personal and a text-based perspective.

Yiscah lives in Jerusalem and teaches at the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies, The Conservative Yeshiva and online on Jewish spirituality.  In her private practice Yiscah provides spiritual guidance for authentic living.  She is also a guest speaker both in Israel and abroad.

Contact: yiscah.smith@gmail.com