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About Ella

Ella grew up in South Bend, Indiana, and attended high school in Chicago. She earned her MS in Early Childhood Education at Erikson Institute in Chicago, and has taught Jewish studies in Houston, Chicago, Seattle, and Brooklyn.


Ella envisions a world in which all people feel loved by and connected to G-d. She is adept at developing innovative, text based Torah curricula that appeal to high school students of all levels. In her free time, Ella plays the guitar, sings and is an amateur skateboarder.