Sofia Freudenstein is a second year student at Yeshivat Maharat and Bernard Revel Graduate School focusing on Jewish Philosophy. She graduated with an Honours Bachelor degree in Jewish Studies and Philosophy from the University of Toronto, and also completed her first basic unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at Baycrest Geriatric Hospital at that time.
Before university, Sofia competed in the International Chidon HaTanach, and participated in the Drisha High School Program, the Bronfman Youth Fellowship, and the Tikvah High School Program. She spent a gap year at Midreshet Lindenbaum, has been Co-Rosh Beit Midrash at Camp Stone for two summers, and was the Director of Experiential Education at the Drisha High School Program this past summer. Sofia is the Maharat Intern for Anshe Sholom Bnai Israel in Chicago and a Machon Siach Graduate Fellow.