Our Shabbaton weekend with Shimona was incredibly inspiring! About 120 students attended the Friday night meal which led into an ongoing discussion on the topic of “Finding your Soulmate”. Shimona’s unique blend of personal experience, stories and philosophical approach make a strong impression on the students. She spoke with individuals addressing private concerns and many stayed past midnight to hear their questions answered. A graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University remarked, “I appreciated Shimona’s straightforward, logical and sensitive answers.