Alex is a Hebrew teacher at the Fuchs Mizrachi School and @Akiva high school in Cleveland.
Alex is involved with Education, since his youth years as a leader of the Masada Israeli Scouts branch in Jerusalem, and as an Education NCO in the I.D.F. During a career of over 20 years in Jewish education in North America, Alex taught Tanakh, Jewish History and Hebrew. He served as regional coordinator for NETA in Detroit, Michigan, and was the Hebrew and Jewish curriculum at the Milwaukee Jewish Day School in Wisconsin.
Throughout his career Alex attended many seminars and workshops specializing in teaching Hebrew, in which he met teachers and students of all ages, the gamut of Jewish affiliation and different types of educational institutions. He learned about the challenges regarding Hebrew teaching and Hebrew teachers’ status. Together with Dr. Simcha Leibowitzת the head of the WZO delegation to North America at the time, they initiated the idea of a National Hebrew Council in North America that strives to empower the Hebrew teachers in North America, spiritually, socially, academically and professionally.
Alex holds a BA in Hebrew Teaching and is currently a student in a master’s degree program at Middlebury College.