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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...
Dr. Moshe Sokolow's picture
Dr. Moshe Sokolow is Associate Dean and holds the Fanya Gottesfeld-Heller Chair of Jewish Education at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education, Yeshiva University. He teaches doctoral level...
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...
Rabbi Adam Starr's picture
Rabbi Adam Starr has been the rabbi and spiritual leader of Congregation Ohr HaTorah (formerly Young Israel of Toco Hills) in Atlanta since 2008. Under Rabbi Starr's leadership the membership has...
Rabbi David Stav's picture
Rabbi David Stav, a graduate of Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav, is the rabbi of the town of Shoham. Rav Stav is a co-founder and the chairman of the Tzohar Rabbinical Organization. In 1998, Rabbi Stav co-...
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Rabbi Jeremy Stavisky is principal of the Himmelfarb High School in Jerusalem. He studied at the hesder program at Yeshivat Har Etzion. He holds a B.A. in modern history from Columbia University and...
Rabbi Dr. Avraham Steinberg's picture
Prof. Steinberg was born in Hoff, Germany. He studied in the Rabbinic Academy of Yeshivat Harav Kook, Jerusalem after which he studied medicine and completed his internship in the Hebrew-University...
Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz's picture
Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz has been the spiritual leader of Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem in Montreal , Quebec , since September 1996. He writes a regular column for the Canadian Jewish News (Several of...
Bret Stephens's picture
Bret Stephens is the foreign affairs columnist of The Wall Street Journal, as well as the deputy editor responsible for the editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal Asia and Europe. He is a member...
Baruch Sterman's picture
Baruch Sterman is co-founder of the Ptil Tekhelet Association. Baruch received his doctorate in Physics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he developed a CO2 laser used for both medical...
Rabbi Jeremy Stern's picture
Rabbi Jeremy Stern is the Executive Director of ORA, Organization for the Resolution of Agunot.  ORA is a not-for-profit organization which assists divorcing couples in resolving contested Jewish...
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Rabbi Chaim Strauchler's picture
A native of West Orange, New Jersey, Rabbi Chaim Strauchler received his ordination from Rabbi Isaac Elchanon Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University. Before joining Shaarei Shomayim in August...
Rabbi Gil Student's picture
Rabbi Gil Student is the president of Yashar Books, a new Jewish publishing house, and the author of the Hirhurim-Musings blog. He studied in Yeshiva University and has private ordination. His...

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