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Rabbi Elli Fischer

Elli Fischer is an independent writer, translator, editor, and rabbi. Previously, he was the JLIC rabbi and campus educator at the University of Maryland. He holds rabbinical ordination from Israel’s Chief Rabbinate, and is working toward a doctorate in Jewish History at Tel Aviv University. He is co-creator of HaMapah, a project that applies quantitative analysis to Rabbinic literature, and is a founding editor of Lehrhaus. He is the editor of Rabbi Eliezer Melamed’s Peninei Halakha series in English, and his writing has appeared in an array of Jewish publications.