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Dena Block, Yoetzet Halacha
Yoetzet Halacha Dena Block serves as Yoetzet Halacha for Congregation Agudath Sholom-Minnie Manger Marcia Lieberman Mikvah in Stamford, CT, and mentors newly certified Yoatzot Halacha through Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center. Yoetzet Halacha Block is also the Director of Admissions at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for girls and teaches Gemara and Halakha there. Yoetzet Halacha Block first studied at the Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women in Migdal Oz in Israel before attending Barnard College. She holds an M.A. in Medieval Jewish History from Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, an M.A. in Biblical and Talmudic Interpretation from the Graduate Program for Advanced Talmudic Studies (GPATS) at Yeshiva University and Yoetzet Halakha Certification from Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center’s U.S. Yoatzot Halacha Fellows Program. She lives with her husband and 4 children in Stamford, CT.