Alexandra Fleksher has taught middle and high school Judaics Studies and English over the past 14 years and is currently a day school marketing director, freelance writer, and active member of her Jewish community. She holds an M.S. in Jewish Education from Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and an undergraduate degree in English/Communications from Stern College for Women. Her essays have been published in Klal Perspectives, Cross-Currents, and The Five Towns Jewish Times. She lives in University Heights, Ohio, with her husband and four children.