Yoetzet Halacha Atara Eis, Director, NISHMAT’s Miriam Glaubach Center
Atara Eis is Director of NISHMAT’s Miriam Glaubach Center’s U.S. Yoatzot Halacha Fellows Program, and a Mechanechet at Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim. Atara holds a B.A. in Judaic Studies from Yeshiva University’s Stern College, an Associate Degree in Music, as well as an M.S. from Azrieli Graduate School for Jewish Education.
After completing the YU Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies for Women, Atara studied at NISHMAT’s Keren Ariel Halachic Institute in Jerusalem to become a Yoetzet Halacha. Previously, Atara taught at Midreshet Lindenbaum and Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Philadelphia where she served as the Israel Guidance Counselor. She served as a Yoetzet Halacha in Philadelphia, at a consortium of Manhattan synagogues, and previously in Silver Spring, MD. In 2009, Atara was selected by The Jewish Week as one of “36 under 36,” and in 2010, she was a recipient of Kohelet Yeshiva High School’s Distinguished Educators Award.
Atara and her husband Rafi live with their family in Efrat, Israel.