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Kim Farkas, Judaics Teacher

 

Kim Farkas has taught at the Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School for the past 21 years as a Judaics Teacher from Early Childhood through fourth grade. Kim attended the University of Arizona and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Judaic Studies. She graduated from John Carroll University with a Master’s Degree in Education in 1998.  Kim spent one year studying at Niveh Yerushalayim.  She is a past recipient of the Libby Braverman Award which recognizes significant contributions to Jewish education in Cleveland. Over the past three years, Kim has created a mini-Mussar (character development) program for children ages ten through high school. She started the program with six students and now have grown to four classes with more than 100 children. In her free time, Kim enjoys running.