Harold Dershowitz, Chairperson
Congregation AABJ&D provides a range of learning experiences from beginners to experienced learners, as an individual or as part of a class environment, or in a modern lecture setting.
Throughout the year, we provide opportunities to make study part of your day. We offer classes in Chumash, Tanach, Advanced Talmud, Gemara, Practical Halacha as well as a Daf Yomi. We also have the great privilege of welcoming to our community, on a regular basis, Harav Hershel Schachter, shlita, Rosh Kollel, Yeshiva University.
Our Scholar in Residence Program allows the community to spend Shabbat with modern Orthodox visionaries such as:
· Rabbi Menachem Leibtag, Founder of Yeshivat Har Etzion’s Virtual Beit Midrash and the new
Tanach Study Center,
· Rav Meir Goldvicht, Prominent Israeli scholar, educator, and a Rosh Yeshiva of YU's Mazer School
of Talmudic Studies, and Head of the Stone Beit Medrash Program,
· Harav Aharon Lichtenstein, Rosh Hayeshiva, Yeshivat Har Etzion, Rosh Yeshiva, YU,
· Rabbi Paysach Krohn, author of the successful Artscroll books: The Maggid Speaks, Around the
Maggid’s Table, In the Footsteps of the Maggid, Along the Maggid’s Journey, and most recently,
Echoes of the Maggid. He is also a fifth generation Mohel and is the author of Artscroll’s Bris Milah
· Rabbi Shimon Altshul, Director, The Ludwig and Erica Jesselson Institute for Advanced Torah
Studies, Bar Ilan University.