Rabbi David Stav
Rabbi David Stav, a graduate of Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav, is the rabbi of the town of Shoham. Rav Stav is a co-founder and the chairman of the Tzohar Rabbinical Organization. In 1998, Rabbi Stav co-founded the Hesder Yeshiva in Petach Tikva with Rabbis Cherlow and Piron. Rabbi Stav teaches in Metivta, a women's seminary in Bar Ilan University. He is the spokesman for Rashei Yeshivot Hesder across Israel .
Rabbi Stav holds a Semicha for Dayanut (Judgment in Rabbinical Court). Rabbi Stav has taught at Yeshivat Hesder of Or Etzion, been the rabbi at Maale, an Orthodox school for the study of film in Jerusalem, and the rabbi of the B'nei Darom settlement, as well as for a community in Belgium where, on Sh'lichut, Rabbi Stav also served as the Rosh Yeshiva.