Rav Ehrenreich is Rabbinical Dean of the Eretz Hemdah Institute for Advanced Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, as well as Av Beit Din of “Eretz Hemdah – Gazit”. A graduate of Yeshivat Hesder Kerem B’Yavneh, he fought in the Yom Kippur war, and later served as a Rosh Metivta in Kerem B’Yavneh for more than 20 years. Rav Ehrenreich served as a dayan in the conversion court of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and is a senior lecturer at Nishmat. Rav Ehrenreich has helped author nine volumes of Halachic Responsa B’Mareh Habazak.
Rav Yosef CarmelRosh Kollel
Rav Carmel is Av Beit Din of “Eretz Hemdah – Gazit”, as well as Rabbinical Dean of the Eretz Hemdah Institute for Advanced Jewish studies in Jerusalem. Rav Carmel is a graduate of the Nir Kiryat Arba Hesder Yeshiva and was Rosh Metivta there for more than 10 years. He was a combat soldier in the IDF during the Yom Kippur War as well as the First Lebanon War. Rav Carmel was Rosh Yeshiva at “Machon Meir” from 1985 to 1986 and has been a senior lecturer of Tanach at the Michlelet Yerushalayim (Jerusalem College) since 1985. He is the author of Tsofenat Eliyahu – an elucidation on the Vilna Gaon’s commentary on the laws of monetary damages, Tsofenat Yeshayahu: From Uziya to Ahaz – a commentary on the prophecies of Yeshayahu, as well as nine volumes of Responsa B’Mareh Habazak.
Rav Ofer LivnatMaggid Shiur
Rav Livnat is a graduate of the Eretz Hemdah Institute for Advanced Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and has received Yadin-Yadin ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. In addition to the Manhigut Toranit program, he teaches in a number of Eretz Hemdah’s prestigious programs for training rabbis and dayanim worldwide, including the Smicha and Dayanut Programs at Montefiore College in London and a Dayanut program for community rabbis in Eastern Europe and North America. Rav Livnat is heavily involved in Eretz Hemdah’s “Ask the Rabbi” and B’Mareh Habazak responsa projects and serves as a Dayan on the “Eretz Hemdah – Gazit” Beit Din for monetary cases. He also lectures on Tanach at the Jerusalem College. Rav Livnat has previously studied and taught at Yeshivat Hesder Ma’ale Adumim, has served in the IDF artillery corps. and holds a B.Ed.
Rav Doron PodlashukDirector
Rav Podlashuk was born in South Africa and made Aliyah in his early twenties. He studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion for close to ten years and served in the Golani Infantry Brigade. He received his Smicha from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics and Management from the University of South Africa. Whilst on shlichut in South Africa, Rav Podlashuk founded the Beit Mordechai Campus Kollel. He was a rabbi of the “Mizrachi” community in Johannesburg for over six years. Rav Doron has been a maggid shiur for Daf Yomi for the last 14 years. His wife Keren is a physical therapist. They have