Yael Shahar was born in the U.S., but followed her dreams to Israel as a teenager. Since then, she has spent most of her career working in counter-terrorism and intelligence, with brief forays into teaching physics and astronomy.
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Yael Shahar is an entertaining speaker and workshop facilitator with experience in both academia and the private sector. She draws upon her rich background in Jewish learning and security work, along with her personal transformation and growth to engage and inspire her audiences.
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Yael Shahar, author of Returning, is available for speaking events and book signings. Here’s how to contact her!
Becoming a Different Yael Shahar
I’m a student, both of Judaism and Life. But what exactly I study isn’t so easily categorized. I study Talmud, Jewish philosophy, the development of Halakhah… And then, there are the wider interests—mathematical logic, relativity physics, the history of ideas.