Kehillat Ma'arav

1715 21st Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 / (310) 829-0566



Neomi Nemanim — Hebrew and Ulpan

Neomi Nemanim was born and raised in Israel. She served in the Israeli army and graduated from Bar Elan University, Ramat Gan, Israel. She studied criminology and special education and then worked as a teacher in Israel for 10 years. She is a very passionate teacher who loves passing down the traditions from our beautiful culture. Neomi has been a part of the KM team for the past 16 years. She lives in Los Angeles with her wonderful family, including two children and the two best grandchildren. She visits Israel at least twice a year.







Hila Robas — Judaica

Hila was born in Israel and loves teaching Hebrew and Jewish studies. She graduated the Open University of Israel with a B.A in Psychology and completed 16 Early Childhood Education units at Santa Monica College. Hila focuses on all aspects of development including social, emotional, physical, cognitive, language and literacy. In addition to her work as a Preschool Teacher for several years, Hila provides experiential custom-made Hebrew, Cooking and Judaic workshops for all ages. Worked as a Summer Camp Instructor for 4-12 years old and led tours, trips, created craft projects, games and outdoor activities. Hila is very excited to be teaching at KM and bringing her love and joy of learning to our community.