2017 begins Ms. Jessie Rubenstein’s third year of teaching, and her first at Pardes. She earned her Bachelors degree in Religious Studies from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. She also matriculated at Arizona State University, taking graduate classes in Jewish Studies. Ms. Rubenstein has taught Beginner’s Hebrew and Jewish Studies in one form or another for the past ten years. In addition to teaching at Pardes, Ms. Rubenstein serves as the Rabbi at Congregation Beth HaGivot in Fountain Hills.