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Shmuel Rosner's picture
Shmuel Rosner is an Israeli columnist and editor. He is the political editor of the Jewish Journal and writes a weekly column for The International New York Times (formerly known as The International...
Dr. Tamar Ross's picture
Dr. Tamar Ross teaches in the Department of Jewish Philosophy of Bar-Ilan University and at Midreshet Lindenbaum in Jerusalem. A world renowned expert on the work of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, Dr....
Rabbi Dr. Gidon Rothstein's picture
Rabbi Dr. Gidon Rothstein currently serves as the Rosh Kollel of the Yeshiva University Community Kollel based at HAFTR, is an editor of www.torahcurrents.org and is the author of the recently...
Eli Rubinstein's picture
Robert Eli Rubinstein is a businessman and communal leader in Toronto.
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Bracha Rutner is the Yoetzet Halacha at the Riverdale Jewish Center and a Talmud and Halacha teacher in Yeshiva of Flatbush. She has given numerous lectures on the interface of halacha and various...
Dr. Daniel Rynhold's picture
Daniel Rynhold is Professor of Jewish philosophy at the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University, and this semester is serving as the Shoshana Shier Distinguished Visiting...
Ari Sacher's picture
Ari Sacher is a rocket scientist. He has briefed nearly one half of the US Congress on Israeli Missile Defense, including a briefing on Capitol Hill at the invitation of House Majority Leader Eric...
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks's picture
Jonathan Sacks was Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013, the sixth incumbent since the role was formalised in 1845. Prior to that post, Rabbi Sacks...
Professor Chaim Saiman's picture
Chaim Saiman is a scholar of Jewish law, insurance law and private law at Villanova University, and he has just published Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law with Princeton University Press. Professor...
Rabbi Jeffrey Saks's picture
Rabbi Jeffrey Saks is the founding Director of ATID―The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jewish Education, in Jerusalem. An editorial board member of the journal Tradition, Rabbi Saks...
Frank Samuels's picture
Frank Samuels is General Studies Principal at Eitz Chaim School's Viewmount campus. Prior to this, he had been the Principal of the Bnei Akiva Schools of Toronto for ten years, Principal of the...
Rabbi Benjamin Samuels's picture
Rabbi Benjamin J. Samuels has served as rabbi of Cong. Shaarei Tefillah of Newton Centre since 1995.  He earned his semikhah from RIETS; studied for two years at Yeshivat Har Etzion; and holds a BA...
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Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter's picture
Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter is a leading American Orthodox rabbi, scholar and educator whose active rabbinic career and numerous publications have inspired many to deepen their connection to Judaism...
Dr. Marvin Schick's picture
Marvin Schick received smicha from the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School and his doctorate from New York University.  He taught constitutional law for many years at the City University of New York and the...
Lawrence H. Schiffman's picture
Lawrence H. Schiffman is Chair of New York University's Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and serves as Ethel and Irvin A. Edelman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies. He is a...
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Rabbi Mayer Schiller , Talmud Instructor at Yeshiva University High School for Boys and Director of Reishit Yerushalayim Alumni, has lectured and written extensively on a wide range of topics on...
Dr. Daniela Schiller's picture
Dr. Daniela Schiller is a neuroscientist who leads the Schiller Lab for Affective Neuroscience at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and...
Susan Schneider's picture
Sarah Yehudit (Susan) Schneider is the founding director of A Still Small Voice, a correspondence school that provides weekly teachings in classic Jewish wisdom to subscribers around the world. Susan...
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