Atara Starr is a passionate Jewish educator currently working full time in Midreshet HaRova. Atara teaches Tanach, Topics in Chassidut and Jewish Philosophy as well as Jewish Literacy. Atara is also a Mashgicha, regularly meeting with and guiding the students through their year long experience in Israel. One of the highlights of her time in HaRova is joining the girls for their annual trip to Poland where her passion for Chassidut and Jewish History come alive.
Atara is originally from New York where she studied Bible and Jewish History in Stern and earned her Masters degree in Azrieli in Jewish Education. After making Aliyah in 2011 she taught in numerous seminaries as well as working on projects in curriculum building before joining the HaRova faculty in 2016. She lives in Jerusalem with her husband and three delicious children.