Rabbi Scott Kahn - Rosh Yeshiva
Rabbi Scott Kahn, Rosh Yeshiva, studied at Yeshivat Hakotel, Darche Noam/Shappell's,
and Midrash Shmuel, was a fellow of the Darche Noam Kollel, and received semicha
from HaRav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg and Darche Noam. He graduated from
Brandeis University, and was a gradute student at Oxford University in the Oriental
Studies Department. He developed a skill-based approach to Talmud while teaching at
Rabbi Pesach Wolicki - Rosh Yeshiva
Rabbi Pesach Wolicki, Rosh Yeshiva, studied at Kerem B'Yavneh, was a
fellow of the Darche Noam Kollel, and received semicha from
the Chief Rabbinate of Jerusalem. A noted educator and lecturer, he
served as a pulpit rabbi in Virginia, and as Development Director of
Hillel Academy in Fairfield, Connecticut. He also worked as a
political activist in several organizations, including service as
Executive Director of the Campaign for Missing Israeli Soldiers.
Rabbi Meir Arnold,
who teaches Gemara, Parshanut, and is part of the night seder staff, studied
at Yeshivat Sha'alvim, the Sy Syms School of Business, the Gruss Kollel,
and the Azrieli Graduate School, and is a musmach of Yeshiva University.
An ATID Fellow, Rav Arnold was Coordinator of High School Special Services
at the Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy, taught at Yeshiva Passaic Torah Institute
and the Yavneh Academy, and co-founded the Summer Kollel of Passaic.
Rabbi Jeffrey Aftel,
who teaches Biur HaTefilah and Derech Hashem, studied in the Gruss
Kollel and Yeshivat Sha'alvim, graduated from the Sha'al program, and
received semicha from Yeshiva University. He served as principal of
the Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy High School, was the headmaster
of the Hebrew Day School of Montgomery County, and taught at the
Yavneh Academy in Paramus, NJ.
Rabbi Yaakov Arram
teaches Gemara b'iyun, Gemara bekiut, and Nach.
After graduating with a degree in History from Cambridge University,
he studied at Yeshivat Darche Noam/Shapell's, Midrash Shmuel, and
Kollel Meretz, where he received his semicha and teaching
certification. Rav Arram previously taught at Yeshivat Or Chaim,
Ulpanat Orot, and Ulpanat Bnei Akiva, and has worked as a tour guide in Israel.
Rabbi Uri Cohen
teaches Jewish philosophy and Parshanut. He received semicha from
Yeshivat Hamivtar and Yeshiva University, where he also completed
masters degrees in Medieval Jewish History and Education. He and his
wife participated in the Jewish Experience of Central New York, and
they were the educational directors of the Center for Jewish Life at
Princeton University. Rav Cohen has also taught at Midreshet Moriah,
Nishmat, Emunah V'Omanut, Pardes, and Netivot Australia.
Rabbi Yoav Druyan
teaches during night seder. He studied at Yeshivat Sha'alvim,
Yeshivat Torah Mitzion, received his BA from Queens College, and
earned his teaching certificate at Ner Le'elef Teachers College.
He has taught in numerous post-high school programs, including
Ohr Yerushalayim, Shaarei Mevaseret Tzion, Afikei Torah, and Darchei Binah.
He is a musmach of Yeshivat Torah Mitzion.
Rabbi Ariel Greenberg - Director of Nach Program
Rabbi Ariel Greenberg is the director of the Nach program and holds a
B.A. in Jewish History from Columbia University and a JD from
Harvard Law School. He studied four years at Yeshivat Sha'alvim as a
Matmidim Scholar and is a graduate of their Sha'al program. Rabbi
Greenberg was instrumental in founding the Beit Midrash Program at
Columbia, helped run YUSSR in its incipience, and taught extensively
in the greater Boston area.
Rabbi Yisrael Herczeg,
who teaches the shana bet advanced Gemara shiur, is the translator of the
ArtScroll Rashi, and the author and translator of several other books.
He is a student of Rav Aryeh Leib Baks zt"l and a musmach of Yeshivat
Itri. Rabbi Herczeg has also taught at Yeshivat Darche Noam, Aish HaTorah,
Yeshivat Lev HaTorah, and Mesilos Bais Yaakov.
Rabbi Daniel Katz
teaches Gemara B'iyun and coordinates the night seder
program. He is completing his MA in Jewish Education from the
Azrieli Graduate School, and is a musmach of Yeshiva University. He
has taught in Yeshivat Torat Shraga, and studied in the Katz Kollel
of Yeshiva University under Rav Herschel Schachter. He graduated
from Yeshiva College, where he earned a BA in economics.
Rabbi Adi Krohn
teaches Gemara b'iyun, Gemara bekiut, and Nach. He formerly was the chair of the
Talmud Department at Fuchs Mizrachi School in Cleveland, and the Assistant
Rabbi at Beachwood Kehilla. He also has been the Rosh Kollel at Camp Stone
for eight years. A graduate of the Sy Syms School of Business, he is a
musmach of Yeshiva University, received a masters degree in Jewish Education
from the Azrieli Graduate School, and is an ATID Fellow.
Rabbi Moshe Lichtman,
who teaches Gemara, Parshanut, and Nach, is the
translator of several books, including the classic work Eim HaBanim
Semeichah, and Simcha Raz's biography of Rav Kook, zt"l, An Angel
Among Men. He recently authored the well-received book, Eretz
Yisrael in the Parashah. He received semicha from the Chief
Rabbinate of Israel and from Yeshiva University, and has taught at
Shaarei Mevaseret Tzion, MMY, Machon Gold, and B'not Chayil.
teaches Chassidut during night seder. He has studied at Reishit Yerushalayim,
Keren B'Yavneh, Bat Ayin, and Yeshiva University, and is known for his ability
to inspire students with his unique spirituality. A former madrich at Yesodei HaTorah,
Rav Noam is currently studying for semicha at Yeshiva Hamivtar.
Rabbi Moshe Simkovich
Rabbi Moshe Simkovich was the Founding Head of School and Dean of Judaic Studies
at Stern Hebrew High School in Philadelphia, and taught for many years at
Maimonides School in Boston. He also served as a congregational Rabbi in Newton,
MA, and was the Orthodox advisor at Brandeis University. A graduate of the University
of Chicago, Rav Simkovich received his semicha under the direction of Rav Moshe Meiselman, and
also studied under Rav Yisrael Gustman zt"l, Rav Dr. Yizvhak Twesky zt"l,
and Rav Chaim Zimerman zt"l.
Rabbi Yosef Wolicki
has developed a unique course which enables
students to properly understand the weekly haftarah. He served as a
congregational rabbi in the U.S., Canada, and Israel for thirty eight
years, and has worked as a psychologist at Shaarei Tzedek Hospital in
Jerusalem. He is an alumnus of Yeshiva University and McGill
University in Montreal, and received his semicha from Rav