Our Staff

The Herzog Global team combines decades of pedagogical and curricular development experience with cutting-edge technical expertise and innovative ideas.

Amihai Bannett

Amihai Bannett

CEO of Herzog Global 

I am passionate about education and look forward to learning from other educators and working to enhance Jewish education around the world.

Reuven Spolter

Rabbi Reuven Spolter

Educational Programming & Professional Development Coordinator

I have a passion for combining the depth and wisdom of Torah with the power and impact of digital technology.

Rabbi Dr. Shalom Berger

Rabbi Shalom Z. Berger

Director of English Language Programming

By building dynamic partnerships in Jewish education, I believe we can give successful role models a platform to share inspiring methodologies and content.

MIRIAM

Miriam Moyal

Director of Technical Pedagogy

I love to use innovative pedagogy and new educational technology to make Judaic Studies classes more exciting.

Amihai Bannett

CEO of Herzog Global 

Amihai joined Herzog College from the Jewish Agency for Israel, where he ran the International Chidon HaTanach competition. He is a graduate of the Herzog College B.Ed. program and has a Masters’ degree in Education Administration from Loyola University in Chicago. Amihai served for four years as an emissary (shaliach) of the Jewish Agency in Winnipeg, Canada, including two years as principal of the Jewish day school. He now lives in Bet Shemesh with his wife and four children. Follow him on Twitter at @IsraelConnect

Amihai Bannett
Reuven Spolter

Rabbi Reuven Spolter

Educational Programming & Professional Development Coordinator

Rabbi Reuven Spolter is a graduate of Yeshiva University with an MA in Secondary Jewish Education from the Azrieli Graduate School and Rabbinic Ordination from RIETS.

He has taught formally and online to groups of all ages in communities around the world, including teaching Judaic Studies at Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston, NJ, Hebrew High School of New England in West Hartford, CT, and Akiva Hebrew Day School in Southfield, MI.

He is also working towards a MA degree in Talmud from Bar Ilan University.

Email: rspolter@herzog.ac.il 

Rabbi Shalom Z. Berger, Ed.D.

Director of English Language Programming

Rabbi Shalom Z. Berger, Ed.D. is a scholar and educator whose interests range from the sociology of Jewish education to a close reading of Jewish texts.

He earned his Rabbinic ordination and Ed.D. from Yeshiva University. His doctoral dissertation, published as “Flipping Out – Myth or Fact: The Impact of the Year in Israel”, focused on the phenomenon of post-high school study in Israel.

Rabbi Berger served as the the Senior Content Editor of the Koren Talmud Bavli, and is co-editor of the H-Judaic academic discussion list.

Email: szberger@herzog.ac.il 

Rabbi Dr. Shalom Berger
MIRIAM

Miriam Moyal

Director of Technical Pedagogy

Miriam is Herzog College’s pedagogical innovation expert, researcher and learning technology trainer. She develops online courses and digital resources, and writes and designs online content for Herzog College’s educational programs.

She has a BA in Jewish Education and Special Education, and a Masters in Educational Technology from the Open University of Israel.

She has also worked for the Ministry of Education, training teachers in the use of the latest learning technology.

Email: mmoyal@herzog.ac.il 

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