Rabbi Dovid Rosman is the Director of the Intermediate Beis Medrash Program of Aish HaTorah as well as a Rebbe in the Advanced Beis Medrash Program. His most popular classes given in the program are on the subjects of relationships, preparation for a Jewish marriage, and raising children. He studied in the Kollel of Yeshivas Mir for seven years and learned under the tutelage of Rav Tzvi Kushelefsky for two years, after receiving his B.A. and rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva University. He is also a freelance writer, with articles published in Hamodia and Mishpacha magazines and in the Yated Neeman newspaper. Some of his classes can be found on OU Radio. Rabbi Rosman lives with his wife and family in Ramat Eshkol, Jerusalem.
Rabbi Nachman Elsant teaches the first level of Gemara and has an amazing way of bringing students to love Torah and Judaism. In addition, he gives a daily class on agadata, showing the deep lessons which can be learned from these special gemaros. Rabbi Elsant is also the Director and visionary behind our program’s chesed activities and on the staff of the monthly IBMP Newsletter. After completing a BA in Computer Science from YU, he received rabbinic ordination from the RIETS – Wexner Smicha Honors Program, went to yeshiva in Shaalvim, Mir, and Derech HaTalmud. After his marriage he learned in Kollel in Derech HaTalmud and Aish and was a Rebbe at the NCSY Kollel. Rabbi Elsant currently lives with his wife and family in Ramat Eshkol, Jerusalem.
Rabbi Gav Friedman
Originally from New York, Rabbi Gavriel Friedman has spent the last decade studying and teaching in various Yeshivot throughout Jerusalem. He is one of the morning Rabbeim in the Gesher Program, teaching gemara and hashkafa. Besides for Gesher, his lectures highlight the entire gamut of Aish programs, including the Discovery Seminar, Jerusalem Fellowships, Executive Learning Center, and more. An up-and–coming star of the Jewish speaking circuit, Rabbi Friedman has lectured in dozens of cities around the globe, including Johannesburg, London, Montreal, and across the East Coast of the United States. Rabbi Friedman’s charisma captivates audiences of all ages and inspires men and women across the Jewish spectrum. His unique ability to present Torah concepts in an intriguing yet entertaining fashion leaves his audiences thirsting for more. Rabbi Friedman currently resides in the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem, with his wife and children.
Rabbi Daniel Fine
Rabbi Chaim Gogek has been heading the world renowned Aish Ulpan Program for the past 25 years, yet the classes never turn stale! Rabbi Gogek completed his BA at Brandeis University with a major in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies. Two years later he came to study at BMT, where he stayed for 2 years, getting married and making aliya simultaneously. He continued learning in Kollel for three years in a special program called “Meretz” (located in Mevaseret Tzion) receiving rabbinic ordination as well as preparation for teaching in the Israeli school system. Rabbi Gogek and his family then moved to Kiryat Arba, where he taught boys in a very special Talmud Torah. Rabbi Gogek currently lives with his wife and family in Kiryat Moshe, Jerusalem.
Rabbi Motty Berger
Rabbi Motty Berger teaches philosophy to the Gesher students and helps many students with their most difficult philosophical questions. He is a graduate of Loyola University and received his rabbinical ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore. Prior to moving to Israel he worked in anti-missionary activity and is the founder of Jews For Judaism. A world-renowned speaker, he is currently Senior Lecturer at Aish’s Discovery, Essentials, and Fellowships Programs as well as at the Executive Learning Center. He lives with his family in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Rabbi Avraham Willig is a unique blend of rabbi, lecturer, social worker, and musician. Beloved by his students for his knack for fostering uplifting relationships, Rabbi Willig is known for his warm personality and quick smile. Originally from New York, Rabbi Willig learned in Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavne, completed a Bachelors of Talmudic Law from Ner Israel Rabbinical College, received rabbinic ordination from RIETS at Yeshiva University, and earned his MSW from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. He taught at Yeshivat Shaarei Mevasseret Zion and was a founding member of the Los Angeles Intercommunity Kollel. Rabbi Willig lives with his family in Ramat Bet Shemesh.
Rabbi Gil Eisenbach, or ‘Rav Gil’ as he is fondly known to his students, is a fascinating Gemara Rebbe, known to put his heart a soul into each and every student. Moreover, as the Mashgiach Ruchani he is an important figure in the Aish HaTorah tapestry, where among his other jobs he counsels many students and works behind the scenes to make sure the Yeshiva functions smoothly. Rav Gil received a Bachelors of Hebrew Letters from the Israel Torah Research Institute in Jerusalem. He learned in Yeshiva and Kollel in Israel, first at the Israel Torah Research Institute (ITRI) for 7 years, culminating with rabbinic ordination from ITRI, and then in the Boston Kollel in Jerusalem. He lectures at the New England Chassidic Center and the Chayei Yehudis Seminary in Jerusalem. Rabbi Eisenbach lives with his wife and 10 children in Ramat Shlomo, Jerusalem.
Rabbi Daniel Schloss was born and raised in Amsterdam, Holland. In 1983 he came to Israel and studied at Yeshivat Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem. Many years later, under the guidance of Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits, he received rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Avraham Kopshitz and through Yeshivat Aish HaTorah. For almost three decades, he has been teaching practical Jewish Law in Aish Jerusalem and has published several booklets on Jewish law that are being used around the world. Rabbi Schloss is concurrently Aish HaTorah’s Director of Operations. Previous positions held for many years include Director of Finance and Assistant to the Rosh HaYeshiva. Rabbi Schloss lives with his wife and five children in Har Nof, Jerusalem.
Rabbi Moshe Leader teaches a wide range of classes and levels at Aish, managing to make each one profoundly interesting. He serves as both maggid shiur and Rosh Kollel simultaneously. Originally hailing from Manchester, England, Rabbi Leader has seen his fair share of the world, moving from Manchester to Gateshead Talmudical College for Yeshiva Gedola, and on to the Mir in Yerushalayim for Kollel. From the holy city he went to Heichal HaTorah in Pressburg and then on to Gibraltar, where he was the Rosh Kollel. Rabbi Leader ultimately moved back to Yerushalayim to be a Maggid Shiur in Yeshivas Toras Moshe, and there Aish HaTorah finally grabbed him so we can bask in his knowledge as well. He lives with his wife and family in the Ramot neighborhood of Jerusalem.
Rabbi Binyomin Wolff teaches a morning halacha and Gemara shiur in the intermediate program. In addition, he runs our very successful night seder program, paring up our students with private tutors. Rabbi Wolff received his BA from Yeshiva University and rabbinic ordination from RIETS. After continuing his learning for another five years in the Mir Yeshiva, he became a rebbe in Yeshivas Derech Etz Chaim in Har Nof, moving after a couple of years to Aish. Rabbi Wolff lives with his wife and family in Shaarei Chesed, Jerusalem.
Rabbi Meir Riber teaches the highest level of the intermediate program, encouraging his students to excel and setting tangible goals for them. He is known for the impressive Siyumim towards which he propels his students, and the great satisfaction they feel in their achievements when they get there. Rabbi Riber completed a Bachelors of Talmudic Law from Yeshivas Toras Chaim of Denver. He then learned in the Mir in Yerushalayim, where he attended Rav Asher Arieli’s shiur, continuing on to multiple Chaburas and earning rabbinic ordination in Issur V’Hetar from R’ Zalman Nechemia Goldberg. He lives with his wife and family in Ramat Eshkol, Jerusalem.
Rabbi Yaakov Thaler has taught in many different capacities and in a variety of Yeshivas for over 10 years. An active member of his Beitar community, he started a center for teens at risk and helps keep them off the streets. He teaches one of the beginners Gemara levels and is known for his attentiveness to each and every one of his students. Rabbi Thaler has a BA in Accounting and Economics from Queens College and received rabbinic ordination from RIETS. Rabbi Thaler lives with his family in Beitar Illit.
Rabbi Avi Elbaz is Aish HaTorah’s posek and he teaches halacha classes to the beginner-level students. Rabbi Elbaz has rabbinic ordination from both HaGaon HaRav Moshe Halberstam z”l of the Eida Chareidis and from Rav Ovadia Yosef. Rabbi Elbaz served as a Rosh Kollel in the Mir, and later in Kollel Ateres Shlomo. His education spans the ocean from Mir NY to Mir Yerushalayim and back again to BMG in Lakewood. When he came back to Israel, he came “just for 2 years, but 19 years later is still here and does not regret it”. Rabbi Elbaz lives with his family in French Hill, Jerusalem.
Rabbi Asher Resnick teaches the very popular Rambam class and weekly hashkafa class. In addition, he give many hours to learn one on one with students helping them prepare foundation curriculum for the to teach. He is currently the Educational Coordinator of Aish HaTorah’s Executive Learning Center, a teacher in the intermediate program, and a senior Kiruv training lecturer for Aish HaTorah’s Rabbinical Ordination Program. He received rabbinic ordination from Aish HaTorah and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. Rabbi Resnick has lectured for the Institute of Jewish Legal and Medical Ethics in San Francisco and at the Aish HaTorah branch in New York. He graduated from UCLA with a BA in Psychology, a minor in Mathematics, and certification as a high school math teacher. He lives with his family in Ramat Beit Shemesh.
Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith
Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith teaches a class on the 48 ways to wisdom. He is the chief editor ofAish.com, one of the world’s largest Judaism websites. He is the author of ‘Shmooze: A Guide to Thought-Provoking Discussion on Essential Jewish Issues’ – a must-have little book for anyone who loves a good question. Rabbi Coopersmith lives in Jerusalem with his wife and children.