Originally from Panama, Mrs. Battash earned her bachelor's in Psychology from Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya, Israel, and is currently pursuing her masters in Social Work at Temple University. Mrs. Battash has experience working with Middle and High School students in both formal and informal settings. She taught Hebrew in Panama at Magen David Academy, and, more recently, at Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia. While studying in Israel, Mrs. Battash had the opportunity to work at Beit Issie Shapiro with children who have special needs. She brings a positive energy into the classroom with her creative and innovative touch and serves a role model of passionate Torah learning and living for all of our students.