Ariela Pelaia



M.A. in Jewish Education, Jewish Theological Seminary of America

M.A. in Jewish Studies, Columbia University

B.A. in Psychology and Religion, Wellesley College


  • Over 20 years of experience in religious studies and education
  • In 2006, Ariela received the prestigious Wexner Graduate Fellowship to study at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America


A professional religious educator, Ariela Pelaia has taught children, teens, and adult students for more than a decade. She has contributed to publications such as Kveller and The Jew & the Carrot. She currently works as a web designer and digital marketing consultant. 


Ariela holds an M.A. in Jewish Education from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, an M.A. in Jewish Studies from Columbia University, and a B.A. in Psychology and Religion from Wellesley College.

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