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Winter 2018/2019 Scholar in Residence

Friday, December 6, 2019 8 Kislev 5780

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Rabbi Shalom Rosner

December 7th

A graduate of Yeshiva University, Rabbi Rosner earned a BA in Economics and a Masters in Jewish Education and Administration from Azrieli. A Musmach of RIETS, Rav Rosner was a member of the Beren Kollel Elyon and a Kupietsky Kodshim Fellow.

Until his Aliyah in August 2008, Rav Rosner was a popular Maggid Shiur at Yeshiva University’s Stone Beis Medrash Program and the Rabbi of Congregation Bais Ephraim Yitzchok – the “Island Shul” – for six years.

During the summers, he is Camp Rabbi and Educational Director at Camp Kaylie. Rabbi Rosner is married to Dr. Rabanit Tamar Rosner, a pediatrician, and has 7 children.

Rav Rosner’s popular Daf Yomi, Parshat HaShavua, Nach and Halacha shiurim are broadcast online and followed by thousands of global talmidim at www.OU.org.

Renowned for his ability to clarify the most complex sugyot, and beloved as a warm and caring Rebbi, Rav Rosner has taught for the past 9 years on the staff of Yeshivat Reishit Yerushalayim, as a maggid shiur for both Shana Bet and in the new Masmidim track/ advanced program.

Rabbi Rosner joined the staff at KBY in Elul 5777 giving shiurim twice a week, including a new Mishmar program on Thursday nights, and will begin as a full time Ram in Elul 5778

 

Mark (Moish) Trencher

December 13th

 

That Shabbos, we will proudly host Mark (Moish) Trencher, founder and director of Nishma Research, whose very relevant and interesting research has been in the news lately.  Mr. Trencher will join three communal leaders in a panel discussion on Friday night, December 13th entitled: “Challenges and Opportunities that Orthodox Grandparents, Parents and Children Will Face in the Coming Generations.” The other august panelists will be: Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Toras Chaim Bais Binyomin of South Shore;  Rabbi Dr. Noam Weinberg, Principal of the North Shore Hebrew Academy High School; and Mr. Steve Savitsky, past president of the OU and chairman of Partners in Torah (who will also serve as Moderator). Mr. Trencher will also present at the large Seudah Shlishis (in the South Shore gym).

 

Rabbi Hanoch Teller

January 3-4

 

Rabbi Hanoch Teller is a globe-trotting modern-day maggid (storyteller of yore) renowned as the King of the Storytellers and the Shakespeare of the Yeshivah World. He has lectured before audiences on five continents, in 40 American States and 24 other countries, delivering a precious and inspiring message that is cherished for a lifetime.

His presentations – imbued with joy and drama, laughter and pathos — provide a one-of-a-kind experience for listeners young and old from all across the spectrum. The classes he teaches in numerous Jerusalem educational institutions are in great demand.

The aptly-named, award winning storyteller and master teacher is also a prolific author, whose critically-acclaimed books (28, at last count) have sold over a quarter-of-a-million copies world-wide, and are translated into five languages. He has also written and produced two popular documentaries: Do You Believe in Miracles? and Reb Elimelech and the Chassidic Legacy of Brotherhood that have been screened and televised the world-over. His wide array of audio lectures on spiritual giants, the lessons of the Holocaust and the birth of the modern city of Bene Brak and various other subjects, have been hailed  as “audio and pedagogic classics.”

For decades, Hanoch Teller has been a senior docent at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. His sweeping knowledge and sensitivity help to transform the infinite banality of horror into an intensely personal encounter that participants declare life-changing and unforgettable.

Born in Vienna and raised and educated in America, Hanoch Teller displayed his passion for scholarship early on, when he was the only high-school student in New England selected to serve on the Governors’ Council of Education.  He continues to study in the Mirrer Yeshiva in Jerusalem, where he lives with his wife, Aidel, and their children and grandchildren.

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