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Dr. Jeffrey Woolf

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 History of Halachah from Harvard University , and ordination from both Rav Gedalia Felder, the late Av Bet Din of Toronto, and RIETS, an affiliate of Yeshiva University . Dr. Woolf has many other academic distinctions to his credit, including a postdoctoral fellowship and lectureship in the Department of Religion at Yale University . An activist in the modern Orthodox community, he is a founder of the Orthodox Roundtable rabbinic think tank, a former coordinator of the Orthodox Caucus, and one of the initiators of the Israeli Kenes Lavi (Lavi Conference) on Modern Orthodoxy.