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Rabbi Basil Herring's picture
Rabbi Dr. Basil Herring is the Executive Vice President of the Rabbinical Council of America. He has served in that position since July 2003.From 1994 till 2003, Rabbi Herring served as Executive...
Rabbi Dr. Aharon Hersch Fried's picture
AHARON HERSH FRIED Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Psychology and Education at Stern College of Yeshiva University (and formerly at John Jay College of CUNY, and the Azrielli Graduate Program in...
Rabbi Hershel Billet's picture
Rabbi Hershel Billet serves as the Rabbi of the Young Israel of Woodmere, New York and is a past President of the Rabbinical Council of America. He is a leading activist on behalf of numerous...
Dr. Rachel Heuberger's picture
Rachel Heuberger, Dr. phil., is Head of the Jewish Division of the Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main (University Library).She attended Hebrew University, Heidelberg-Frankfurt, and Rheinisch-...
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Yaakov Hoffman lives in Beit Shemesh with his wife, Susan and five kids. He was born in Boston and made Aliya at the age of 11 with his family to Rehovot. He attended Shaalvim High School. Before...
Rabbi Yakov Horowitz's picture
Rabbi Yakov Horowitz is the founder and dean of Yeshiva Darchei Noam of Monsey, a Yeshiva noted for its positive child-centered learning environment. He is also the founder and director of The Center...
Rabbi Dr. David Horwitz's picture
Rabbi Dr. David Horwitz is presently a Rosh Yeshiva at RIETS, Yeshia University, where he holds the Rabbi David Lifshitz Chair in Talmud, and where he has taught since 1988.  In elementary school, he...
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Ethan Isenberg , Director / Producer
Rabbi Alex Israel's picture
Born and raised in London, Rabbi Israel moved to Israel in 1991 and gained rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate following several years of study at Yeshivat Har Etzion. Rabbi Israel...
Rabbi Abraham Israel's picture
Abraham Israel, Hazon Yeshaya founder and director, was born in Egypt. As a child, after the Suez War of 1956, when the situation for Jews in Egypt worsened, he and his family had to flee the country...
Rabbi Howard Jachter's picture
Rabbi Jachter serves as a Dayan on the Beth Din of Elizabeth and has acquired an international reputation of excellence in the area of Get administration.  He is a popular and highly regarded teacher...
Tammy Jacobowitz's picture
Dr. Jacobowitz received her PhD in Midrash at the University of Pennsylvania , where she studied as a Wexner Fellow. She is a graduate of the Drisha Scholars Circle and has been on the faculty at...
Dr. Dan Jacobson's picture
Rabbi Dr. Dan Jacobson is the Director of Student Services at Yeshivat Shvilei HaTorah, a post high school Yeshiva program for overseas students in Jerusalem. He also maintains a private practice in...
Rani Jagar's picture
Rani Jagar is the Director of the Shalom Hartman Institute School for Teacher Education and a faculty member at Alma. Alma, established by MK Dr. Ruth Calderon, aspires “To be an educational...
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Moshe Jennings, M.S. in Chemistry, is a filmmaker and has been an NCAA tennis coach for 15 years. He is an avid collector of rare Judaica, and shares his enthusiasm about Judaism wherever he goes.
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Shmuel Jeselsohn is Head of the Conversion Authority of Israel as part of the staff of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Dr. Alan Jotkowitz's picture
Alan Jotkowitz, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Jakobovits Center for Jewish Medical Ethics, Associate Director for Academic Affairs of the Medical School for International Health...
Dr. Alan Kadish's picture
Alan H. Kadish is the president of the Touro College System. The Touro College and University System includes Touro College (based in Manhattan) and New York Medical College, which are accredited by...
Lila Kagedan's picture
Lila Kagedan is passionate about health, ethics, religion, and education. In addition to her studies at Yeshiva Maharat, she works in clinical ethics, both in hospital settings and as a consultant in...

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