Ruthie Gvaryahu is the Israel Program Manager at Mechon Hadar in Israel. An alumnus of the Ruth Korman Pelech School in Kiryat Ekron. She then studied at Midreshet "Be'er" in Yerucham prior to her service in the Education Branch of the IDF. A 2014 Summer Fellow at Mechon Hadar, Ruthie is currently an undergraduate at the Hebrew University where she is majoring in history and mid-eastern studies. In addition, she attended the Hevruta Beit Midrash and the Drisha Summer Program in Israel.