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Rabbi Steven Weil's picture
Rabbi Steven Weil is Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union. Rabbi Steven Weil, the son of German “fie handlers”, grew up on a cattle farm in Upstate New York. His love for learning began...
David Weinberg's picture
David Weinberg is a spokesman, speechwriter, columnist, and lobbyist who is a sharp critic of Israel’s detractors and of post-Zionist trends in Israel. His work has appeared in The Jerusalem Post and...
Rabbi Dr. Jason Weiner's picture
Rabbi Dr. Jason Weiner, BCC serves as the Senior Rabbi and Director of the Spiritual Care Dept. at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, where he is also the Rabbi of Knesset Israel Synagogue, and is author...
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb's picture
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, one of the foremost leaders in Jewish life in North America and worldwide, is Executive Vice President, Emeritus of the Orthodox Union, following more than seven years...
Rabbi Baruch Weintraub's picture
Rabbi Baruch Weintraub is a graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and student of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein shli"ta. He served in an armour unit in the IDF before returning to Yeshivat Har Etzion, where he...
Pnina Weintraub's picture
Pnina received her Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education and Master's Degree in Music therapy from Bar Ilan University.  She is founder of the “Ashira” band and has performed with the Ramat...
Dr. Shira Weiss's picture
Dr. Shira Weiss teaches Tanach, Jewish History, and Jewish Philosophy at The Frisch School in Paramus, New Jersey, and is an adjunct professor of Jewish Philosophy at Stern College for Women, Yeshiva...
Shayna Weiss's picture
Shayna Weiss is from Jacksonville, Florida. In 2007, she graduated from Brandeis University with a double major in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and International and Global Studies. At Brandeis,...
Rabbi Avi Weiss's picture
Rabbi Avi Weiss is the founding rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, a congregation of 850 families in Bronx, NY; founder of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, a rabbinical seminary he refers to as "...
Rabbi Binyomin Weiss's picture
Torah scholar and halachist Harav Yonasan Binyomin Weiss serves as the Chief Rabbi of Montreal and the Av Beis Din of the Rabbinical Court of Montreal.  Montreal is a city with a very large Orthodox...
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Susie Weiss was raised and educated in Cleveland, Ohio. A lifelong Zionist, she was a leader in Bnei Akiva of North America and spent a year on Kibbutz prior to fulfilling her dream of Aliya in 1992...
Rabbi Stewart Weiss's picture
Rabbi Weiss received his Semicha at the Hebrew Theological (Bet Midrash L'Torah) in Skokie, Illinois, as well as receiving an M.A. from the University of Illinois in English Literature. He led...
Rabbi Richard Weiss's picture
Rabbi Richard Weiss, MD, received his rabbinic ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University. He earned his MD degree from Wayne State University School of...
Rabbi David Weiss Halivni's picture
RABBI DR. DAVID WEISS HALIVNI is one of the Jewish world's leading Talmudists and theologians. Professor Weiss Halivni will discuss the key issues of faith after the Shoah. What can the Holocaust...
Rabbi Chananya Weissman's picture
Rabbi Chananya Weissman is an educator and the author of five books, and many of his articles are available at www.chananyaweissman.com. He is also the founder of EndTheMadness, a grassroots effort...
Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann's picture
Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann is the Director of the Beth Din of America. Rabbi Weissmann received rabbinical ordination from RIETS in 2001 and advanced rabbinical ordination (Yadin Yadin) in 2014. He...
Rabbi Gideon Weitzman's picture
Rabbi Gideon Weitzman is the Director of the Puah Institute in the US and the Head of the English Speaking Section of the Puah Institute for Fertility and Medicine in Accordance with Halacha in...
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Dr. Westreich, a Child and Adolescent psychiatrist is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Medical School. He is on staff at Sunnybrook & Women's Health Sciences Centre, where he...
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Henna White attained national recognition for her work in inter-group relations, which began in the wake of the Crown Heights disturbances in 1991. Ms. White is a South African who grew up during the...
Rabbi Jeremy Wieder's picture
Rabbi Jeremy Wieder is the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Professor of Talmud at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University and an adjunct Professor of Bible at Yeshiva College...

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