Tamar Biala

Tamar Biala earned her Master’s Degree in Women's and Jewish Studies from the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem. She taught at the Shalom Hartman Institute, trained teachers and IDF army officers. She coedited volume I of Dirshuni with Nehama Weingarten-Mintz (Yediot Aharonot/Jewish Agency for Israel, 2009) and, in 2018, published volume II (Yediot Aharonot). She teaches in various batei midrash, rabbinical schools, and adult education programs in the US and Israel. She lives in Jerusalem and is raising her two daughters Nahara and Nofet, along with her husband, Yehudah Mirsky.

Dirshuni: Contemporary Women’s Midrash, is the first ever English edition of an historic collection of midrashim composed by Israeli...