Lisa Septimus is a Yoetzet Halacha for a consortium of synagogues in Manhattan and of the Five Towns. A graduate of Stern College’s Graduate Program for Advanced Talmudic Studies, she subsequently served as the program’s shoelet u’meishiva. She teaches Talmud, Chumash, and Ethics at North Shore Hebrew Academy High School in Great Neck, NY, where she also coordinates informal education programs and serves as Dean of the Class of 2016. In her active role as rebbetzin at the Young Israel of North Woodmere (NY) she is integrally involved with adult education and youth programming. She has taught at The Jewish Center in Manhattan, Riverdale Jewish Center, Drisha, and Yeshiva University’s Summer Learning Program. She and her husband, Rabbi Yehuda Septimus, are the parents of four young children.