Sefi Kraut has had the privilege of teaching Judaic Studies since 2004. She began her professional career teaching Tanakh to middle school students at a Jewish day school in Paramus, NJ. Upon moving to Israel in 2013, Sefi taught in several gap year programs before joining the faculty of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators where she is thrilled to be involved in training the next generation of Jewish educators. Additionally, Sefi is the Director of Education for the Pardes Mahloket Matters Schools project. In that capacity, she has co-created a new curriculum for high school students called, “Mahloket Matters: Navigating Inner Challenges and Societal Discord through Jewish Text and Social-Emotional Learning.” Sefi also teaches Mahloket Matters fellowships geared to Day School educators, Rabbis, Hillel professionals, and lay leaders.