Simi Peters, author of Learning to Read Midrash, is an internationally acclaimed Jewish educator and speaker. She has a Masters degree in Linguistics from the Graduate Center of CUNY, and is a graduate of the prestigious Jerusalem Fellows program. With unique expertise in Tanach, Biblical exegesis, and Midrash, she specializes in providing access to a wide variety of classic Jewish texts for audiences at all levels of Jewish literacy and experience. Her interactive style is warm, inclusive and intellectually engaging. She lives with her family in Jerusalem.