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Erica Brown's picture
Erica Brown is the scholar-in-residence for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and director of the Jewish Leadership Institute. She formerly served in that capacity for the Federation of...
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Michael J. Broyde is a professor of law and the academic director of the Law and Religion Program at Emory University. He is also a senior fellow in the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at...
Rabbi Dr. Reuven P. Bulka's picture
Rabbi Dr. Reuven P. Bulka has been the spiritual leader of Congregation Machzikei Hadas in Ottawa since 1967. In addition to being an accomplished...
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Dan Butler has been a syndicated Weekly Columnist. A Securities Salesman. A College Professor. A retail store manager. And, a Regional Director for the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY...
Shira Cantor Katchen's picture
Shira holds a BA from Brandeis University in Fine Arts and Hebrew, and a Masters of Teaching degree from OISE (U of T). During the academic year Shira teaches at Netivot HaTorah in the resource...
Professor Kimmy Caplan's picture
Kimmy Caplan teaches modern Jewish history in the Kushitzky Department of Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University. His field of scholarly interest is religious history in the 19th and 20th Centuries,...
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Rav Yosef Carmel's picture
Rav Yosef Gershon Carmel was born in Jerusalem in 1953. He is the Rabbinical Dean of the Eretz Hemdah, Institute for advanced Jewish studies in Jerusalem, as well as the Av Beit Din of the Beit Din...
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Editor of Tradition. Teaches Philosophy and Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University. Selected by R. Soloveitchik to edit his writings; edited Worship of the Heart and presently completing a second...
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Aviva Cayam grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, went to the Hebrew Academy there, studied for a year at Machon Gold, received a BA from Case Western Reserve University in history and a BHL from the Cleveland...
Dr. Yuval Cherlow's picture
Rabbi Yuval Cherlow, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Hesder Petach Tikva is a graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and a retired major in the IDF. After obtaining his Rabbinic Semicha, Rabbi Cherlow served as...
Sarah Cheses's picture
Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Sarah Cheses is teaching Judaic Studies at Ulpanat Orot High School. Together with her husband Rabbi Noah Cheses, they served for three years as the Co-Directors of...
Rabbi Noah Cheses's picture
Rabbi Noah Cheses is the Assistant Rabbi at Shaarei Shomayim Congregation. Previously, he was the associate Rabbi at the Yale University Hillel where he also served as the Co-Director of JLIC, the...
Dr. Adam S. Cohen's picture
Dr. Adam S. Cohen teaches in the Department of the History of Art at the University of Toronto, where he has also served as assistant director of the university’s Centre for Jewish Studies and...
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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...
Irwin Cotler's picture
Currently serving as Opposition Critic for Justice and Human Rights, Professor Cotler is a distinguished academic and a prominent human rights lawyer, whose dedication to humanitarian causes has...
Andrew Dale's picture
Andrew Dale is a financier - previously one of the youngest executives on Bay Street - turned entrepreneur, who recently founded a fashion brand, LeDaveed. He is a two-time nominee of the Out on Bay...
Rabbi Bar-on Dasberg's picture
Rabbi Bar-on Dasberg is a teacher of gemara, tanach, Jewish philosophy, and halacha, and currently serves as a shaliach at CHAT. He is also the author of a weekly parshat ha'shavua column entitled, "...
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