Born and raised in Israel, Michal has been a leader and educator in the Jewish Community of Northern California for almost 25 years. She’s acted as a rabbi, a Jewish federation executive director (the only sabra in this position!), teacher, website founder (www.rejewvenate.info) and more.Her passions include teaching (mostly Jewish texts), traveling (from personal trips to tour guiding: http://miko2845.wix.com/tours4u) and writing (her blog is at: www.miko284.com and her first book has been accepted for publication in Israel and is currently in production!)She holds a BA in Studies of Israel and Education, M.S. in Jewish Studies, an MA in Clinical Psychology, and recently has begun to pursue her PsyD in (Organizational) Psychology.