Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis serves as the sole spiritual leader and halachic authority for the Bet Knesset, Shirat Tamar, in Efrat. She is the first woman ever to serve in such a role in Israel. Rabbanit Shira is a graduate of the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) at Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum. She also holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and teaches Torah for various religious institutes in Israel. Rabbanit Shira lives in Efrat with her husband, Shlomo, and five children.