Speaker Profile Susan Hornstein

Dr. Susan Hornstein is an educator and a lifelong student. Susan holds a BA from Brandeis
University and a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Brown University. She grew up in
Boca Raton, Florida, where her family was instrumental in founding the Jewish
Susan is a 3 rd year semicha student at Yeshivat Maharat. She came to Maharat after a
long career in User Experience, designing computer systems and websites so that their
users would be able to understand them. Susan has spent many years as a Jewish
educator. and has taught at the Sinai Special Needs Institute, the Milton Gottesman
Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital, and in various Hebrew Schools,
synagogues, and groups. Some of her dozens of Bar and Bat Mitzvah students have
gone on to tutor students of their own.
Susan is also a conductor of the Central Jersey chapter of HaZamir, The International
Jewish Teen Choir. She lives in Highland Park, New Jersey with her husband, Justin,
and has three grown children and one grandchild, in the Washington area and in Israel,
all working in Jewish education. Her son and son-in-law served in the current war, and
are currently safe at home.

Speaker's Resources

e-TIM: Parshat Hashavuah 5784 with Weekly Guest Speakers

Becky Friedman, Dr. Moshe Sokolow, Dr. Rebecca Winter Gottlieb, Leah Silver, Leora Moskowitz Orenshein, Noah Notis, Rabbanit Leah Sarna, Rabbi Allen Schwartz, Rabbi Asher Finkelstein, Rabbi Benjamin Samuels, Rabbi David Fine, Rabbi David Harbater, Rabbi David Nachbar, Rabbi Dr. Ezra Frazer, Rabbi Dr. Jacob Jaffe, Rabbi Elliot Schrier, Rabbi Jared Anstandig, Rabbi Judah Kerbel, Rabbi Mark Glass, Rabbi Moshe Shulman, Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Rabbi Sam Berkovitz, Rabbi Shlomo Gemara, Rabbi Yaakov Taubes, Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, Ruth Shane, Sarah Gordon, Sofia Freudenstein, Susan Hornstein, Yosef Lindell, Zissy Turner
Sep 14, 2023