Alexandra Fleksher has taught middle and high school Judaic Studies and English over the past 16 years, is a published writer on Jewish contemporary issues, and is an active member of her Jewish community in Cleveland, Ohio. She is an op-ed columnist for Mishpacha Magazine, and her essays have been published in various blogs and publications including KlalPerspectives, The Forward, Times of Israel, The Lehrhaus, Cross-Currents, Hevria, The Five Towns Jewish Times and OU.org. She has spoken around the country and is a member of the OU Speakers Bureau. Mrs. Fleksher holds an M.S. in Jewish Education from Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and a B.A. in English/Communications from Stern College for Women. You can find her writings at www.alexandrafleksher.com.