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Nira Ben SimhonKitah Gan (Kindergarten) Teacher

Nira is a Reggio-Emilia inspired educator with many years of experience in kindergarten and early childhood education. Before coming to Yavneh, Nira worked at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto as a Hebrew immersion teacher and program coordinator. Prior to that, she taught kindergarten in Israel and worked at a preschool in Sunnyvale.

Nira loves working with children and especially enjoys exploring the world of the Hebrew language with them in a fun and exciting way. Nira holds a degree in child development and education from David Yellin College in Jerusalem.

Nira and her husband Ilan have 4 children. She enjoys exploring art and nature, passions which she often shares through projects that she creates with her students.