Preschool & Junior Kindergarten Faculty - Vancouver Talmud Torah

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Sarah Blumenfeld
Preschool Half Day

Sarah Blumenfeld has always been involved in education. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Sarah was a counsellor and head counsellor in camps all around the world, including Ukraine, San Francisco and Georgia. Sarah began her post secondary education in an Ohel Chana Seminary in Melbourne, Australia and completed…

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Lisa Boroditsky
Preschool Full Day

Lisa Boroditsky, born and raised in Vancouver, is a proud VTT graduate. She completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Western Ontario and discovered her passion for working with children while directing a summer day camp in Winnipeg for three summers. After traveling Europe, Lisa returned home and completed…

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Renee Collins
Preschool & Junior Kindergarten

Teaching at Talmud Torah is a bit of a homecoming for Preschool 3 faculty member, Renee Collins. As a VTT alum herself, Renee is excited to be back at her alma mater and has appreciated the warm welcome from faculty and families. She even remembers being taught by a few…

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Aura Estrin
Preschool Aide

Love is a word that Morah Aura loves to use. She loves children, she loves teaching, she loves animals (especially dogs), she loves arts & crafts and being creative, she loves the great outdoors, she loves to be active in nature, and she loves spending time with her family. She…

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Gaby Lutrin
Junior Kindergarten Half Day

Gaby attended Jewish day school from grade 5 to grade 12. She holds a degree in English and Drama from Wits University in Johannesburg, an Honours Degree in English from Johannesburg University and a Licentiate Diploma in Speech and Drama from Trinity College in London. Gaby completed her Early Childhood…

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Celia Malowicki
Junior Kindergarten--Full Day

Amateur chef, baker and power walker Celia Malowicki LOVES her job! Since 2010, Celia has been working in our early years’ department and applying her skills as a trained Montessori teacher and licensed Early Childhood Educator. Though she is technically the “teacher,” Celia admits the children teach her important lessons…

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Angela Mammon
Preschool Half Day

Growing up and living in Richmond, Angela Mammon knew Vancouver would be her hub for a strong Jewish community–and that she would eventually establish her career across the bridge. After completing her ECE Diploma and Post Basic Certification from Langara College, Angela began her early childhood career at the Jewish Community Centre, where…

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Michele Zychlinski
Junior Kindergarten Full Day

Michele Zychlinski, like so many of our teachers from Mexico City, is a proud Jewish day school graduate, from preschool all the way through to high school. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in international affairs from the Iberoamericana University in Mexico City. Once she and her husband immigrated to Vancouver…

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