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Rabbi Aviad Tavory's picture
Rabbi Aviad Tavory studied for seven years at the hesder yeshivot of Ohr  Etzion and Har Etzion (Gush) in Israel. In those years he served in a tank unit of the Israeli army and studied for the...
Professor Charles Taylor's picture
One of the most important thinkers Canada has produced, Charles Taylor is that rare philosopher who attempts to put his ideas into practice. His writings have been translated into 20 languages, and...
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Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner's picture
Rabbi Torczyner has served as the founding Rosh Kollel of Toronto’s Yeshiva University Torah miTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov since Elul 2009. The kollel trains its avreichim toward pulpit, classroom...
Rabbi Reuven Tradburks's picture
Rabbi Reuven Tradburks is the Director of the Israel office of the Rabbinical Council of America.  He received his BA from Carleton University and Smicha from Yeshiva University.  He served as...
Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski's picture
Dr. Abraham J. Twerski is the Founder and Medical Director Emeritus of Gateway Rehabilitation Center, a not-for-profit drug and alcohol treatment system in western Pennsylvania, cited nationally as...
Asi Tzobel's picture
Asi Tzobel is a popular children’s television personality and director of children’s programming at Meir TV. Meir TV is a privately funded television network on Israeli Television...
Dr. Amiel Ungar's picture
Amiel Ungar has a Bachelors degree from Yeshiva College and a Masters and a PhD from Columbia University, New York in political science. He made aliyah in 1978 and in 1979, Dr. Ungar and his wife...
Yael Unterman's picture
Yael Unterman grew up in the UK and resides in Jerusalem. She holds degrees in psychology and Talmud, Jewish history and creative writing. She has lectured worldwide and has published articles in...
Tiferet Unterman's picture
Tiferet Unterman is a rising third year law student with a focus in public service law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City.  Prior to starting law school, Tiferet was the...
Dr. Anna Urowitz-Freudenstein's picture
Dr. Anna Urowitz-Freudenstein is the Head of the Department of Jewish Thought at Tanenbaum CHAT, Wallenberg Campus. 
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Rabbi Shlomo Vilk's picture
Rav Shlomo Vilk is the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Machanaim in Efrat and serves as the rabbi of Kehilat Ya'el in Bak'a, Jerusalem. Rav Vilk studied at Yeshivat Karnei Shomron and The Hari...
Rabbi Avraham Walfish's picture
Rabbi Dr. Avraham (Avie) Walfish is renowned in the world of Jewish Studies for his innovative studies of Mishnah and other classic rabbinic texts. Combining the keen analytical methods of classic...
Dr. Ruth Walfish's picture
Dr. Ruth Walfish, who holds a Ph.D. in Jewish Education from Hebrew University, has taught Bible for over thirty years, for both Hebrew and English speaking audiences. She has taught on the high-...
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Tova Warburg Sinensky's picture
Tova Warburg Sinensky has served as the Yoetzet Halacha of Greater Philadelphia & South Jersey for four years, teaches a course on intimacy and Jewish law at Kohelet Yeshiva, and is the incoming...
Dr. Ellen Warner's picture
Dr. Warner obtained her MD and internal medicine training at the University of Toronto and did a medical and radiation oncology fellowship at the Hadassah Ein Karem in Yerushalayim. Since 1993 she...
Professor Chaim I. Waxman's picture
Chaim I. Waxman is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Jewish Studies at Rutgers University and a Senior Fellow at the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute in Jerusalem. He has a B.A. and M.H.L....

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