Malka Weil, Judaics Teacher


Malka Weil has taught at Joseph & Florence Mandel Jewish Day School for 22 years as a Judaics and Hebrew Teacher. Previously, she has taught at Solomon Schechter Day School of Cleveland, the Cleveland Hebrew School, Siegal College of Jewish Studies, Kent State University, Akiva High School, and local Hebrew / Sunday school. Malka graduated from The College of Jewish Studies in 1978 with a Master’s in Hebrew Literature and exceeded the required number of credits hours by 36. She has been the proud recipient of the following awards:  Distinguished Teaching Award from the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies in 1988; the Solomon Schechter Gary L. Gross Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1994; The Steiger Family Education Grant in recognition of the dedication and devotion of teachers in Cleveland Jewish Day Schools, Exceptional Teacher, Mentor and Leader in 2008; and the Grinspoon Steinhardt Award for Excellence in Jewish Education for exceptional teaching, mentoring and leadership in 2008. Malka truly loves and enjoys teaching. She also has worked in summer camps in Cleveland and Wisconsin. In her free time, Malka enjoys reading, spending time with her grandchildren, other family members and friends. She also enjoys dancing, traveling and learning.