Gilah Kletenik Congregational Scholar, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun

Gilah Kletenik is the Congregational Scholar at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on Manhattan's Upper East Side, where she is also a Talmud and Judaism instructor at the Ramaz Upper School. She received an MA in Biblical and Talmudic Interpretation, and is completing a second Masters degree in Jewish Philosophy, both at Yeshiva University. In 2010, Gilah was selected as one of The Jewish Week's "36 under 36," which acknowledges young Jewish leaders reimagining Jewish life and in 2011, was the recipient of The Covenant Foundation's inaugural Pomegranate Prize for emerging Jewish educators.