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Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt

Rabbi Dr. Glatt is our Associate Rabbi.

Rabbi Dr. Glatt has been giving a Daf Yomi shiur for nearly 30 years and gives a weekly gemara be’iyun shiur, daily halacha shiurim, and many other classes including a daily on-line Dirshu Mishnah Brurah yomi shiur on OU Torah (first four and a half volumes available online). He is the chair of the Rabbinical Alliance of America’s Halacha and Medicine Commission, and Director of the Lander College Medical Halacha Course. An international lecturer on medical and halachic issues, Rabbi Dr. Glatt has authored two seforim through ArtScroll, Visiting the Sick and Women in the Talmud. He learned at Yeshiva University and received semicha from Rabbi Avraham Tzvi Wosner at Machon LeTorah Vehora’ah.

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Rabbi Dr. Glatt is currently Chairman of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases / Hospital Epidemiologist at Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital; Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and a spokesperson for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Previously, he held positions as the Executive Vice President at Mercy Medical Center; President & CEO of St. Joseph Hospital; and Associate Dean at NY Medical College.

A graduate of  Yeshiva University (class valedictorian), he received his MD from Columbia University and did an internal medicine residency/chief residency at Brookdale University Medical Center, and a fellowship in infectious diseases at SUNY Health Sciences Center (Brooklyn). The author of 200+ scientific journal articles, book chapters and presentations, he has served on editorial boards and as a reviewer for many prestigious journals, has worked on many government, hospital, medical school and public health committees, and has been frequently interviewed by print, television and on-line media. 


Rabbi Dr. Glatt also serves as Assistant Rabbi at the Young Israel of Woodmere.

Rabbi Glatt can be reached at 

Fri, April 16 2021 4 Iyyar 5781