Mrs. Daphne Hanson, LMSW, is the director and mechaneches in Bnos Binah Seminary. She also teaches a variety of subjects, including Torah and Psychology, Michtav M’Eliyahu and The Sanctity of a Jewish Marriage, subjects which she has taught for many years. Daphne is also the co-founder and Program Director at Ohr Naava. After spending a few years studying in Eretz Yisroel, Daphne returned to the U.S. to complete her Master’s Degree in Social Work, which she has utilized in various Jewish institutions in the greater NY area. Daphne and her family live in Brooklyn, NY.
Mrs. Jakie Bitton
Rabbi Reuven Ibragimov, spiritual leader and innovator, currently runs RAJE-NY. He ran Roots, a nascent, grass roots movement serving collegiates and YJP’s in the NY area. He served as campus Chaplin and Program Director at Brooklyn College and Long Island University, worked for Hillel, the OU’s JLIC, the Brownstone, RAJE (Russian-American Jewish Experience) and RAJEon. Ibragimov has been spending his time developing cutting edge programs for colligiates, YJP’s and newlyweds of Russian American backgrounds, giving them a sense of community and a place to share issues and find companionship with peers. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Nalini and their six fabulous children.
Rabbi Gil Frieman is the Rav of Jewish Center Nachlath Zion. He has given lectures throughout the United States, Canada, and Eretz Yisroel. In addition to his daily Daf Yomi shiur, Rabbi Frieman has been involved in chinuch habanos for more than two decades. Rabbi Frieman currently teaches in Bnos Binah, Tiferes Bnos Yisroel, and V’At Alis seminaries and in Camp Tubby during the summer. He resides with his wife and family in Brooklyn, NY.
Mrs. Nalini Ibragimov is the Educational Director of Souled, a community of young, professional women who seek to deepen their knowledge of Judaism. She also teaches in Bnos Binah Seminary. She attended Barnard College and Moreshet Institute. She lived in Israel for four years where she taught at Michlelet NCSY and in Tikvah Seminary. She also ran monthly yimei iyun for Michlelet Esther. For the following five years, she and her husband worked at Brooklyn College for JLIC, a joint program of the OU and Hillel where she taught and ran various programs for Jewish students on campus. Nalini resides in Brooklyn with her husband and children.