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Elli Kranzler, a well-known practicing psychiatrist and assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, is also the Chazzan at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale. Dr. Kranzler has been...
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Rachel Kraus is the Director of Community Education at Kehilath Jeshurun, a Modern Orthodox synagogue on the Upper East Side of New York where she lectures, delivers sermons, teaches and facilitates...
Rabbi Simcha Krauss's picture
Rabbi Simcha Krauss received Semicha Yoreh Yoreh and Yadin Yadin from Yeshivas R’ Chaim Berlin under Rabbi Yitzchak Hutner; he also learned under Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik and was a close student...
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Rabbi Ofir Krispil leads the Garin Torani and the Bnei Akiva youth movement chapter in Nazareth Illit with the help of his wife, Rabbanit Kineret Krispil. 
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JAMES KUGEL was born in New York. From 1982-2003 he was Starr Professor of Hebrew Literature at Harvard University. He retired from Harvard to become Director of the Institute for the History of the...
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Dr. Daniel Lagacé-Roy is a researcher in Military Ethics and Leadership at the Canadian Forces Leadership Institute. He is currently teaching Military Professionalism and Ethics at the...
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Dr. Norman Lamm,  a distinguished rabbi, philosopher, teacher, and author,  was elected president of Yeshiva University in August of 1976, succeeding Dr. Samuel Belkin and Dr. Bernard Revel. He is...
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Ari Lamm is the William Fischman Rabbinic Intern at the Jewish Center in New York. Ari attended Yeshiva University, graduating summa cum laude with a B.A. in both History and Jewish Studies. While at...
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Professor, Department of SurgeryChief of General Surgery, Hospital for Sick ChildrenToronto, Ontario
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Dr. Daniel J. Lasker's picture
Daniel J. Lasker is the Norbert Blechner Professor of Jewish Values in the Goldstein-Goren Department of Jewish Thought at Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, in Beer Sheva. His areas of...
Rabbi Benny Lau's picture
Noted scholar, author, and social justice activist, Rav Dr. Binyamin “Benny” Lau is senior rabbi at Ramban Synagogue in Jerusalem. He is director of the 929 Tanakh B'Yachad daily Bible study...
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Prof. Eric Lawee teaches in the department of Tanakh at Bar Ilan University. He is currently serving as Shoshana Shier Distinguished Visiting Professor at University of Toronto. His main areas...
Tovah Lazaroff's picture
Tovah Lazaroff is the Deputy Managing Editor of The Jerusalem Post, where she has worked as a correspondent since 2000. Her expertise includes: West Bank settlements, diplomacy, the United Nations...
Rabbi Menachem Leibtag's picture
Rabbi Menachem Leibtag, an internationally acclaimed bible scholar and pioneer of Jewish Education on the internet, is well known in the Jewish community for his essays on the weekly Bible portion. ...
Dr. Shnayer Leiman's picture
Dr. Shnayer Leiman is professor in the department of Judaic Studies at Brooklyn College - New York and visiting professor at Yeshiva University. A prolific author, he has taught at Harvard, Yale and...
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Dr. Chaviva Levin teaches Jewish History at Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University. She earned her doctorate in Jewish studies and history at New York University and holds bachelor’s and master’s...
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As an active Rabbinical Court Advocate since 1995, Rachel Levmore has specialized in cases of Iggun and Get-Refusal heard by the Israeli Rabbinical Courts. In January 2000 she became the first woman...

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