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Rabbi Howard Jachter

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 at the Torah Academy of Bergen County and has authored two highly acclaimed volumes of Gray Matter which discuss contemporary Halachic issues of major importance (a third volume is expected to be published this coming year).  He has authored dozens of scholarly articles that have appeared in prestigious Torah both in Israel and the United States .  He also serves as the monthly scholar-in-residence at the Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck .  His weekly columns on Halacha and Tanach, available at , are read by thousands worldwide.  He is a member of the Rabbinical Council of America 's Halacha Committee and chairman of its Igun resolution committee.  Rabbi Jachter lectures throughout North America on subjects of vital concern to the Jewish community.  Rabbi Jachter is married to Malca and they reside in Teaneck with their four (and iy"h soon to be five) children.