From Learning Difficulties to Teacher: One Woman’s Story


Welcome back to Pull Up A Chair, our monthly podcast where we explore different themes and what it means to build and be a part of a strong Jewish community.

In this episode, we meet Batsheva. Batsheva grew up with a learning disability, but thanks to SHEMESH, an agency of The Associated, she earned a graduate degree and today teaches kindergarteners Hebrew and English at a Jewish Day school.

The extra care and attention Batsheva received from her SHEMESH teachers set her on a path for success and the tools they taught her are tools she still uses to this day.

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Pull Up A Chair is a monthly Associated Podcast where, each month, we sit down and talk with members of the Baltimore community. Hear the personal stories of Jewish Baltimore – from CEO’s to The Myerberg’s Bagel Boys to Summer Camp Sweethearts. We’ll laugh, reminisce and learn a thing or two about what it means to build a strong community. Pull Up A Chair – You’ll feel like you’re sitting in the room with us.


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