(April 24, 2007) - The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle (JDS) is pleased to announce that faculty member
Nance Adler has been awarded a Legacy Heritage Jewish Communal Scholarship for summer study at the
Conservative Yeshiva of United Synagogue in Israel. The Conservative Yeshiva summer program in Jerusalem
provides an opportunity to study the classic texts of Judaism, including Rabbinic literature, Bible, and Philosophy.
The program also includes intensive Ulpan to build Hebrew speaking and reading skills and offers advanced classes in Talmud and Halacha. Additionally, as a Legacy Heritage recipient, Adler will participate in a series of communal leadership activities.
“I’ve long wanted to go to Israel and this three-week summer study program is a perfect fit,” said Adler. “I look
forward to the Israel experience, Improving my Hebrew skills and the opportunity to study…I love to study.”
Adler graduated Cum Laude from Randolph Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia with a degree in
European History and Russian Studies. She also holds a Master of Arts in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary. This is her second year teaching Elementary School Judaics at JDS. Adler lives in Seattle with
her husband Steve.