Dr. Ruth Lehavi

Faculty Member, Dean

Dr. Ruth Lehavi is a lecturer at the David Yellin College of Education and teaches at the Kerem Institute for Humanistic Jewish Education. Previously, she was the head of the college's Training Program for School Principals. Ruth founded the Keshet School in Jerusalem, serving as its principal for 12 years, and was previously the principal of the Jerusalem Experimental High School. She holds an MA in history from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a PhD in history from Bar-Ilan University. She received her teaching certificate in history and bible from the Kerem Institute in Jerusalem. Ruth is a graduate of the first cohort of the Mandel School for Educational Leadership, where she currently is the dean of the second year program and directs the admissions process.​