Shira Kahn

Shira Kahn

Co-Director and Torah Educator of OU Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus at Princeton

Shira Kahn was born in Jerusalem and raised in Chashmonaim. She fell in love with the world of learning when studying for her Bat Mitzvah with her father in the Beit Midrash program in her high school. After high school she did two years of national service in Tsfat; guiding hikes, learning and volunteering in Israel “Livnot U’Lehibanot service for Birthright Groups. Shira then continued to learn in Migdal Oz Beit Midrash for two years enjoying the intense exposure to Talmud and Chasidut. She enjoyed this so much that she has since participated in three more Beit Midrash learning programs.
Shira then continued to complete he B.A. in law and completed her internship in the state attorney general’s office and since then has been working at the Kohelet Policy Forum as a lawyer and researcher .

Shira loves to dance, try interesting foods, traveling and relaxing at the beach. She and her husband Rabbi Mati have two adorable children Kedem and Adi. She is excited that learning will again become a central part of her day and looks forward to enjoying coffee while sitting to chat.

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(609) 258-7165