Shalvie grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa and received her BSc in Maths and Finance from the University of South Africa. Shalvie has taught in high schools in Johannesburg, as well as at various seminaries in Israel. Shalvie is a Yoetzet Halacha who currently lives in London. She is a senior educator for Aish UK and teaches in Hasmonean Girls High School.
Rabbi Naftali Schiff has always been seized with this idea that I see as fundamental: that the impact we have through our programmes should not be transactional, but transformational. It shouldn’t be aimed at keeping the train on the track, it should be aimed at changing young people’s lives. Because that is how you really make a difference to the Jewish future.