Chayei Sarah –Father and Sons and Brothers
Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey R. Woolf
We are honored to share this week’s Chinuch Podcast for Parsha Chayei Sarah by Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey R. Woolf. Rabbi Dr. Woolf is an internationally known scholar, lecturer and public figure. Rabbi Dr. Woolf serves as an Associate Professor in the Talmud Department at Bar-Ilan University in Israel and is the director of Bar Ilan’s Institute for the Study of Post-Talmudic Halakhah. Rabbi Dr. Woolf studied for nine and a half years under Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, first in Boston and then at Yeshiva University, where he received semikhah (rabbinic ordination) in 1982. While at Yeshiva, he learned for four years in the Kollel, directed by R. Hershel Schachter. During the period 2001-2003, he began studies toward Dayyanut at Kollel Eretz Hemdah in Jerusalem. In addition, Rabbi Woolf received semikhah from Rabbi Gedaliah Felder, the late Av Bet Din of Toronto. Rabbi Dr. Woolf is well a leading advocate and spokesman for Orthodoxy, in both the United States and Israel and much sought after lecturer, addressing a broad swath of issues and topics, of both historical and contemporary interest. Rabbi Woolf is the author of forty scholarly monographs and has edited three books, among them the most recent translation of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s classic work, Kol Dodi Dofeq.
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The Famous Abba’s Chinuch Podcast Series provides you with shiurim, in 5 minutes or less, on an area of chinuch related to the parsha or yom tov. Each Podcast is recorded exclusively for The Famous Abba by a Jewish leader or scholar.
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