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Dr. Rachael Turkienicz TORAH EDUCATOR, RACHAEL'S CENTRE

Dr. Rachael Turkienicz earned her Ph.D. in Talmudic and Midrashic Studies from Brandeis University and is an affiliate professor at York University.
She was the host and co-producer of a weekly television series called ‘Uncommon Ground’, writes a column for the Canadian Jewish News, and is a published author both in her field of academia as well as in children’s literature.
 
Rachael currently holds a seat with the Christian Jewish Dialogue of Toronto. She co-founded a faith-based private school in Toronto and consults with several other schools. Rachael is actively involved with teacher training and professional development.
 
Rachael was the first recipient of the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University Person of Distinction Award in 2005 and was featured on CBC’s Tapestry Programme.
 
Rachael is a Governor of the Canadian International Peace Project. She was the founder and director of an institute for Jewish studies, The Learning Centre, an unaffiliated educational facility. The Learning Centre was transformed, in April 2008, to Rachael’s Centre for Torah, Mussar & Ethics.
 
Rachael lives in Canada with her husband and five children.
Mon, 25 March 2019 18 Adar II 5779