Sophie Pfeffer, Principal

Sophie Pfeffer is the principal of the high school.

She taught at Pelech for many years prior to becoming principal.

Sophie was a fellow at the Mandel Leadership Institute and a graduate of the Avney Rosha training program for principals. She has taught at Midreshet Lindenbaum and Matan.

She holds degrees in bible studies and art history from the Hebrew University and is a Pelech graduate.

 

Rachel Tzur, Principal of the Junior High

Rachel Tzur is the principal of the junior high school, which opened in 2011.

Rachel is a Pelech graduate and returned as a teacher, educator and vice principal for many years, before founding and heading the pelech junior high.  Rachel holds a BA and MA in education and art history from the Hebrew University.

 

Yaara Kaufman-Ilan, vice principal

Yaara is a Pelech graduate. She returned to teach at Pelech and now teaches history and civics in addition to being a homeroom teacher and vice principal.

She holds a BA and MA in Israel studies from Bar Ilan University.

 

Ephrat Gal, Pedagogical Coordinator

Ephrat is a Pelech graduate. She returned to teach at Pelech and now teaches history and Tanach in addition to being pedagogical coordinator. 

She holds a BA in history and bible from Hebrew University, a teaching cetificate from Kerem, and an MA in Tanach education from Herzog.

Ephrat lives in Alon and is married with four children.

 

Uria Shmelzer, Chief Administrator

Uria is a graduate of the Maalot and Siach Tzedek Yeshivas, and holds a BA in education from Herzog, and an MA in sociology of education from Hebrew University.

He has worked as an administrator at the school as well as a teacher of Tanach and Talmud since 2007. 

In addition, he is active at Harav Shagar Publishing.

 

Moran Shtal, Social Coordinator

 

Ayelet Segal, School Rabbi

 

Shirli Assaf, High School Counselor

 

 

Junior High School Staff:

 

Rachel Tzur, Principal

Rachel Tzur is the principal of the junior high school, which opened in 2011.

Rachel is a Pelech graduate and returned as a teacher, educator and vice principal for many years, before founding and heading the pelech junior high.  Rachel holds a BA and MA in education and art history from the Hebrew University.

 

Tal Cohen, Junior High Counselor

 

Library Staff:

Daphna Schechter

Daphna has a BA in the history of the Jewish people from Bar Ilan University and a certificate in library studies from Michlelet David Yellin.

In addition to being a librarian, Daphna coordinates all the term papers for the school.

 

Noa Greenwald Asis

 

Office Staff: 

Rona Atlas, Outreach and Community

Rona has a BA in Jewish history from the Hebrew University and a teaching certificate from Kerem Institute. 

She has been working at Pelech since 2010 and has been in various roles as part of the administrative and educational team.

 

Briana Leibovich, High School Office

 

Faigie Ariel, Junior High School Office

Faigie is a graduate of Migdal Oz, has worked with students with learning disabilities, and has been with the Junior High since its beginning. 

She is charge of the day to day of the learning and activities at the junior high, coordinating information sent to students and parents, upkeep of the building, and the book lending project.