Sarah Karmely's expertise in the field of family purity, relationships, love and marriage make her a vibrant and enthusiastic speaker who has been lecturing and counseling for over 20 years. Her lectures stress traditional Jewish marriage and family ideals. Bringing first-hand experience into her dynamic lectures and sensitive, successful counseling, Mrs. Karmely is tri-lingual, speaking a fluent English, Persian and Italian, and has attracted packed houses all across the U.S. as well as overseas.
The daughter of Iranian parents, Sarah Karmely was born in India, raised in London and lived in Italy. She now resides with her family in New York. Highly educated and extremely talented in many areas, Mrs. Karmely achieved diplomas on Oxford level, studied art and had her works exhibited in a North London museum.
Mrs. Karmely has been the director of Sha'arei Tovah Talmud Torah for the last 15 years. She is co-editor of Shalom Magazine, a bi-lingual outreach publication, and has written Thoughts To Hear With Your Heart, and a more advanced version, Words To Hear With Your Heart. Sarah has also created the inspirational and motivating Jewish Learning Series releasing two new CDs: Shalom Bayis (Domestic Tranquility) and Taharas Hamishpacha (Family Purity).
In addition to her topics and Woman and relationships, Mrs. Karmely also offers a Challah baking demonstration combined with the background of this age-old Jewish tradition and its relevance to our lives today.