Maytal has been working in the Chaplain’s Office since 2013. Her work is primarily focused around interreligious dialogue, pastoral care, working with smaller religious groups, helping students develop their own faith and sense of meaning, and helping everyone breathe a little deeper. She works with the InterFaith Forum at Yale (IFFY), Chaplain’s Office Peer Liaisons, Chaplaincy Fellows, Feasting on Faith, Study Breaks and weekly book groups.
Prior to coming to Yale, Maytal worked as the Repair the World Coordinator at Penn Hillel, connecting students to service opportunities, encouraging conversations around social justice issues and teaching on the Jewish responsibility of service. She earned her MDiv degree from Harvard Divinity School in 2012, interning at Brown University’s Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life. She has also worked as the programming coordinator at the Interfaith Center at Johns Hopkins University and a 4th grade Special Education teacher. Maytal also serves as the president of ACSLHE (Association for Chaplaincy and Spiritual Life in Higher Education). She’s a residential fellow in Silliman College with her husband, Dan and children, Ari and Lena.