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YOaTZoT HALACHA -rivka alter and nechama price




Rivka Alter is a member of the Judaic studies faculty and twelfth grade dean at Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central). She presently serves as a Yoetzet Halacha in the Riverdale, NY and Stamford, CT communities. Rivka is an experienced kallah teacher as well as a mentor for Nishmat’s kallah teacher training program. She frequently teaches adults and teens locally, on zoom, and for the OU Women’s Initiative. She is currently completing her EdD in Jewish education at YU’s Azrieli graduate school. Rivka lives in Bergenfield with her husband Daniel and their seven children.

Nechama Price is the Director of Yeshiva University’s Graduate Program for Advanced Talmud Studies (GPATS), from which she earned certification in 2003. She is a Senior Lecturer in the Bible and Judaic Studies departments at Stern College, where she has been teaching since 2004. Nechama earned a master’s degree in Jewish Education from Azrieli Graduate School, and an MA in Bible from the Bernard Revel Graduate School. She is also a graduate of the inaugural class of the American branch of Nishmat’s Yoetzet Halacha Program, and currently serves as a Yoetzet Halacha (Halakhic Advisor) to the communities of Teaneck, Englewood, Tenafly, Livingston, West Orange, and Long Branch NJ. Nechama recently published her first book, Tribal Blueprints, analyzing the lives and personalities of the twelve tribes Nechama is a community scholar and speaks all over North America.   She lives in Bergenfield, NJ with her husband & four children.

Members of the community are empowered to reach out to either Nechama or Rivka with their questions.  

YH Nechama Price: (201) 888-6999
YH Rivka Alter: (303) 725-8527

Sun, June 4 2023 15 Sivan 5783