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Justice Sharon Shore's picture
Sharon Shore is a partner at Epstein Cole with a focus on family law. She has worked on cases at all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal. Sharon has authored and co-authored...
Moshe Shoshan's picture
Dr. Moshe Simon-Shoshan is a scholar and teacher of aggada. His main interests are Talmudic stories and the relationship between halakha and aggadah. He has taught and lectured at leading...
Rabbi Dr. Raphael Shuchat's picture
Rabbi Dr. Raphael Shuchat teaches Jewish Philosophy at the School for Basic Jewish Studies at Bar-Ilan University and is a Research Fellow at Ariel University in Israel. He is also Scholar in...
Rabbi Moshe Shulman's picture
Rabbi Moshe Shulman is the Rabbi of the Young Israel of St. Lious. He is a member of both the Va'ad Harabonim and the Va'ad Hakashruth of Toronto, an officer of the Canadian Jewish Congress , a board...
Dafna Siegman's picture
Dafna Siegman is a freelance Jewish educator based in Jerusalem.  She is presently on faculty at Nishmat and Matan (Beit Shemesh Branch). Dafna has taught at Drisha Institute and other adult...
David Silber's picture
Rabbi David Silber is the founder and dean of Drisha Institute for Jewish Education in New York and Israel. Rabbi Silber received ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is...
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Rabbi Eliav Silverman is a member of the Beren Kollel at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University and is the coordinator of the Yeshiva's Presidential Bekiut Program . He...
Dr. Malka Simkovich's picture
Malka Simkovich is a Visiting Instructor of Jewish Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and earned a Ph.D. in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism from Brandeis University. She has an M.A....
Dr. Malka Simkovich's picture
Malka Simkovich is a Visiting Instructor of Jewish Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and earned a Ph.D. in Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism from Brandeis University. She has an M.A....
Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky's picture
Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky is Rosh Beit Midrash of Kohelet Yeshiva in Lower Merion, PA, where he is the architect and lead teacher of a cutting-edge community education program. He serves as the school’s...
Dr. Karl Skorecki's picture
Karl, the only son of Holocaust survivors Eliasz and Sabina Skorecki, was born and raised in Toronto, educated at Associated and CHAT, graduated in 1977 Gold medalist from the Faculty of Medicine at...
Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin's picture
Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin is the director of the Biblical Museum of Natural History in Beit Shemesh. He is the author of numerous works on the interface between Judaism and the natural world, including...
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik's picture
Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik is Director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University and Associate Rabbi at Congregation Kehillath Jeshurun in Manhattan. He graduated...
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Rabbi Dr. Daniel Sperber's picture
Rabbi Dr. Daniel Sperber is a professor of Talmud at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, and an expert in classical philology, history of Jewish customs, Jewish art history, Jewish education and Talmudic...
Rabbi Yair Spitz's picture
Rabbi Yair Spitz is principal of Jewish studies and interim head of school at B'nei Akiva Schools, which include Yeshivat Or Chaim and Ulpanat Orot. Rabbi Spitz was born in Cleveland, OH and was 5...
Rabbi Zev Spitz's picture
Rabbi Zev Spitz is the Assistant Rabbi at Congregation Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto (BAYT). He previously served as the Associate Rabbi at the Young Israel of Holliswood in Queens, NY. Rabbi Spitz...
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Racheli Sprecher Fraenkel's picture
Rachelle Sprecher Fraenkel teaches Talmud and Halakha at Nishmat and is the director of Matan's Hilkhata Institute (Advanced Halakha Program). She studied at Bar Ilan University , Lindenbaum, Matan...

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