Rabbanit Yafit Clymer received her BA from Hebrew University and her MA from Haifa University, and spent five years studying intensively at Beit Midrash Matan in Jerusalem. She continues to lecture at the various Matan campuses while also teaching courses for Emunah and WebYeshiva. Rabbanit Clymer is on the steering committee of the Beit Hillel rabbinic organization and is involved with its Meshivat Nafesh initiative, bringing women’s scholarship to modern questions of Jewish Law and Thought. She and her husband Gershon have spent time on Shelichut in the Washington DC area, and they live in Modiin with their five children. Rabbanit Clymer serves as Co-Director of Rikmah, the YCT Beit Midrash for Rabbinic Leadership in Israel.