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Dena Block  

Yoetzet Halacha

Dena Block serves as Yoetzet Halacha at Mt. Sinai Jewish Center. She also teaches Talmud  and U.S. History at Ma'ayanot Yeshiva High School in Teaneck and is the Director of Student Programming there. Dena first studied at the Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women in Migdal Oz in Israel before attending Barnard College. She earned a B.A. in History from Barnard College and an M.A. in Biblical and Talmudic Interpretation from the Graduate Program for Advanced Talmudic Studies at Yeshiva University. Dena was a member of the inaugural class of Nishmat's Miriam Glaubach Center's U.S. Yoetzot Halacha Fellowship. She lives in Washington Heights with her husband Avi and son Zvi.  

Dena welcomes your questions and anyone in the community should feel free to contact her privately
by phone at (201) 921-8992 or by email
Sun, August 18 2019 17 Av 5779