Meet the Educators
Rabbi Evan Levine was born and raised in a small suburb of Los Angeles, California, where he studied and was granted his Bachelors of Science in Economics from the University of La Verne. After university and a small stint working in the financial sector, Rabbi Evan went to Israel where he spent nine and a half years learning in various yeshivot and kollelim culminating in smicha (rabbinic ordination) from the Rabbinical Council of World Mizrachi and Rabbi Zalman Nechmiah Goldberg zt”l. Prior to joining the HAHET team, Rabbi Evan was managing Yeshivat Har Etzion’s night seder program and was giving regular classes to English speaking students in the Yeshiva. In January of 2021 Rabbi Evan assumed the role as Director of the Hale Adult Hebrew Education Trust, which oversees the Partners in Torah program and Jewish education in the broader Hale community.
Rebbetzin Tova Levine grew up in Providence, Rhode Island (the smallest sate in the United States with the longest name) near Boston. She studied at the Maimonides school, founded by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies and Human Development from Binghamton University. After university, Tova studied Torah in Nishmat, a leading Torah studies seminary in Jerusalem. While living in Israel, Tova earned her Masters in Social Work from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and worked in mental health as a social worker for several years. In January of 2021 Rebbetzin Tova assumed the role as Co-Director of the Hale Adult Hebrew Education Trust, where she focuses on female Jewish education in the broader Hale community.