Mrs. Rachel Kosowsky has been teaching high school Judaic Studies for over twenty four years. She is currently a teacher and Tanakh Department Chair at the Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville, MD. She holds a BA in philosophy from Barnard College, and an MA in Jewish thought from Baltimore Hebrew University. She also studied at Drisha Institute in NY, and at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Nishmat and Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. At the OU Women’s Initiative, Rachel has presented shiurim for the Rosh Chodesh program, served as a Counting Toward Sinai Scholar-in-Residence, spoken about tefillah as part of the Counting Toward Sinai Tefillah Series, and taught Tehillim for Torat Imecha Nach Yomi. Rachel has served as a teacher mentor with the Jewish New Teacher Project and regularly lectures to adult audiences.