Meet Our Speakers

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Dr. Jeffrey Woolf is lecturer in the Department of Talmud and maggid shiur in the Jesselson Institute of Higher Torah Studies at Bar Ilan University. He has a PhD in Medieval Jewish History and the...
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Dr. Tamra Wright is Director of Academic Studies and Educator Development at the London School of Jewish Studies. She specialises in contemporary Jewish philosophy and has published on Emmanuel...
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Rav Morris Wruble is a Yeshiva University graduate, having been on the campus through M.T.A. High School, Yeshiva College, R.I.E.T.S., and Bernard Revel Graduate School; he completed a B.A. in...
Rabbi Dr. Zvi A. Yehuda's picture
Rabbi Dr. Zvi A. Yehuda is Professor Emeritus of Jewish and Religious Studies at Cleveland Segal College. He also taught at Oberlin College, JohnCarrol University, the University of Cincinnati in...
Rabbi Moshe Yeres's picture
Rabbi Dr. Moshe J. Yeres serves as Vice Principal for Jewish Studies at TanenbaumCHAT Kimel Family Education Centre. He also leads a popular Shabbat morning class at the Thornhill Community Shul...
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Rabbi Joshua Yuter was ordained in 2003 from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He also holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Yeshiva University, an M.A. in Talmudic...
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Dr. Moti Zeira, a founder of HaMidrasha, is one of Israel’s leading experts on Jewish and Israeli identity and emerging Jewish communities in Israel. He is instrumental in shaping an...
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Dr. Yael Ziegler is a senior lecturer in Tanakh at Herzog College and Matan. She received her BA from Stern College and an MA and Ph.D. at Bar Ilan University. Dr. Ziegler has lectured widely on...
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Rabbi Reuven Ziegler is Director of Research and Archives of the Toras HoRav Foundation and has edited numerous volumes of Rabbi Soloveitchik’s writings. He is also a founder of Yeshivat Har...
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Deena R Zimmerman MD MPH IBCLC is a physician with a life long love of Judaic Studies. She completed college at Yale University and medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She did...
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Ora Ziring runs the Women’s Beit Midrash for YU Torah Mitzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov, and teaches Gemara and Halacha at Ulpana Orot. Ora is a Yoetzet Halacha, trained in Nishmat’s Keren Ariel...
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Rabbi Jonathan Ziring is the outgoing Sgan Rosh Kollel of the Yeshiva University Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov of Toronto and the Rabbinic Assistant of BAYT. This coming year he will be a...
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RABBI DR. ARI ZIVOTOFSKY teaches in the Bar Ilan University Brain Science program and has worked for more than 30 years collecting Jewish traditions and mesorot from far-flung Jewish communities...
Dr. Ephraim Zuroff's picture
Born in New York, Efraim Zuroff moved to Israel in 1970 after completing his undergraduate degree in history (with honors) at Yeshiva University. He obtained an M.A. degree in Holocaust studies at...

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