Rabbi Daniel Korobkin
Rabbi Daniel Korobkin is the rabbinic leader of Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto (BAYT), in Thornhill, Ontario. He currently serves as the President of the Rabbinical Council of America, having previously served as regional vice president, and is the founder of the RCA's Rabbis' Forum, an exclusive listserv for Orthodox rabbis. Rabbi Korobkin serves the Toronto, Ontario area as a certified mohel. He received his rabbinic ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore, where he studied Jewish law, ethics and philosophy. He received his Master of Arts degree in medieval Jewish and Islamic thought from UCLA's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and his Master of Science degree from the Johns Hopkins University School for Engineering at the Applied Physics Laboratory. He was an adjunct professor at Muhlenberg College, and wrote a feature column for Hakol, the Lehigh Valley's Jewish newspaper. Before moving to Canada in 2011, he was Rosh Kehilla (spiritual community leader) of Yavneh in Los Angeles. He is the author of the new translation of the classic philosophic work The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith.