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Rabbi Hyim Shafner's picture
Rabbi Hyim Shafner is the Rabbi of Kesher Israel in Washington, DC. Prior to coming to Kesher Israel, he served as Rabbi of Bais Abraham Congregation in Saint Louis, Missouri, for 13 years, as Campus...
Rabbi Avi Shafran's picture
Rabbi Avi Shafran is the director of public affairs and spokesman for Agudath Israel of America.  He has, for a number of years, written a weekly column syndicated to Jewish and general newspapers...
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Wendy Shalit was born in Milwaukee , Wisconsin , and received her B.A in philosophy from Williams College .  Her essays on literary and cultural topics have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The...
Rabbi Sharon Shalom's picture
Rabbi Sharon Shalom is serving as a Rav of one of the Tzohar "Open communities" in Kiryat Gat. Born in Ethiopia in 1973 he made aliyah to Israel in 1982 without his family. He studied and lived in a...
Dr. Marc Shapiro's picture
Marc B. Shapiro holds the Weinberg Chair in Judaic Studies at the University of Scranton. A graduate of Brandeis and Harvard Universities, he is the author of numerous articles and reviews and is a...
Rachel Sharansky Danziger's picture
Rachel Sharansky Danziger grew up in Jerusalem, where she completed degrees in philosophy and history and taught Tanach to new immigrants. Her MA focused on the way 18th century American...
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David Shatz is Professor of Philosophy at Yeshiva University, Associate Professor of Religion at Columbia University, and editor of The Torah u-Madda Journal.
Paul Shaviv's picture
Paul Shaviv is the Director of Education at TanenbaumCHAT, the High School of the Toronto Jewish Community.  Originally from the UK, he was educated at the  Universities of Cambridge (B.A./M.A. in...
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...
Rabbi 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
Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich is the Crown-Ryan Chair of Jewish Studies and the director of the Catholic-Jewish Studies program at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She is the author of The Making of...
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...
Rabbi Michael Skobac's picture
Rabbi Michael Skobac was educated at Northwestern University and Yeshiva University. He has been involved in informal Jewish education and outreach work since 1975. Rabbi Skobac was the founding...
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...

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