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Dr. Micha Goodman's picture
Dr. Micah Goodman has a doctorate in Jewish thought from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He teaches at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and lectures throughout Israel on contemporary Judaism...
Sarah Gordon's picture
Sarah Gordon is the Director of Student Activities at Ma'ayanot Yeshiva High School, where she also teaches Talmud and Jewish History. Originally from Montreal, Sarah spent two years studying at...
Ari Gordon's picture
Ari Gordon is currently a PhD candidate in Islamic studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where he researches the history of Islamic ritual, sacred geography and Muslim-Jewish relations.
Gershom Gorenberg's picture
Gershom Gorenberg is the author of The Unmaking of Israel (Harper Collins, November 2011), a provocative examination of Israeli history that describes the crisis of Israeli democracy and lays out a...
Rabbi Dovid Gottleib's picture
Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb is a rebbe at Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) and the rabbi and co-founder of Ganei Ha’ela, a new community being built in the suburbs of Ramat Beit Shemesh. Prior to his aliyah to...
Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb's picture
Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb is a rebbe at Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) and the rabbi and co-founder of Ganei Ha’ela, a new community being built in the suburbs of Ramat Beit Shemesh. Prior to his aliyah to...
Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg's picture
Dr. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg was born in London in 1944 and grew up in Glasgow, Scotland. Her father was Dayyan Dr. Wolf Gottlieb, Av Beth Din (Head of the Rabbinical Court) of Glasgow; he was also...
Rabbi Seth Grauer's picture
Rabbi Grauer is Rosh Hayeshiva and Head of School of Bnei Akiva Schools. 
Dr. Alexander Green's picture
Alexander Green is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the Institute of Jewish Thought and Heritage at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo.  He received...
Dr. Kenneth Hart Green's picture
Kenneth Green teaches Jewish Studies in the Department for the Study of Religion and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. in the Department of Near...
Rabbi Aaron Greenberg's picture
Rabbi Aaron Greenberg was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Upon completion of his degree in Psychology and Religious Studies from York University, Aaron returned to Israel to...
Rabbi Steven Greenberg's picture
Rabbi Steve Greenberg has rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University. He is a Senior Teaching Fellow and Director of Diversity Project at CLAL - the National Jewish Center for Learning and...
Dr. Ari Greenspan's picture
DR. ARI GREENSPAN is a mohel, shochet and sofer, and has worked for more than 30 years collecting Jewish traditions and mesorot from far-flung Jewish communities around the globe.   Together with Dr...
Rabbi Jonathan Gross's picture
For ten years Rabbi Jonathan Gross was the Chief Rabbi of the State of Nebraska. During his tenure he revitalized a community, did business with legendary investor Warren Buffett, and revolutionized...
Yeshaya Grossman's picture
Yeshaya Grossman grew up in Toronto, attending Associated Hebrew Schools and TanenbaumCHAT, and actively participating at Sha’arei Shomayim Synagogue. After learning at Yeshivat Har Etzion for a year...
Rabbi Zvi Grumet's picture
Rabbi Zvi Grumet is a master teacher, creative educational thinker, and innovative Tanakh scholar whose teaching over the past three decades has inspired students and communities in the US and Israel...
Rabbi Josh Gutenberg's picture
Josh Gutenberg grew up in Thornhill. After graduating from Or Chaim, he attended Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) for two years before beginning undergraduate studies at Yeshiva University. Josh spent...
Elana Stein Hain's picture
After leaving Migdal Oz ('99-'00), Elana studied at Columbia University for four years, majoring in Jewish History. During that time, as now, she worked on behalf of Jewish causes both here and...
Joanna Halpern's picture
Joanna Halpern grew up Modern Orthodox in Calgary, one of the few religious Jews in her age group. For her last two years of high school, she convinced her parents to support her in moving to Toronto...
Dr. Ethan Halpern's picture
Dr. Ethan (Eitan) Halpern is an alumnus of Yeshivat Hakotel and graduate of Columbia College (BA ‘81) the New York University School of Medicine (MD ‘85) and University of Pennsylvania (MSCE ‘98)....

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