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Meet the Scholars

Meet the Scholars


Meet the Scholars

Following are short biographies of local Rabbis and visiting scholars and lecturers to the Columbia/Barnard community.  Part of Chabad's mission statement is to provide venues for exploration of Judaism on an academic level that is at once intellectually stimulating and spiritually inspiring.

Rabbi Yonah Blum  director, Chabad at Columbia University 

Rebbetzin Keren Blum co-director, Chabad at Columbia University

Rabbi Lev Cotlar education director, Chabad at Columbia University

Rabbi Mendy Greenstein  scholar-in-residence, Chabad at Columbia University

Rabbi Yossi Jacobson

Rabbi Asher Crispe

Dr. Edwin Yisroel Susskind

Mr. Yisroel Schulman, Esq.

Professor Dr. Herman Branover

Mrs. Sarah Esther Crispe

Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller

Mrs. Shimona Tzukernik

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