Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

November 1, 2015

Special guest Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz returns to One Church November 1.

During the Making Sense of the Bible series, Rabbi Yanklowitz will speak on “Violence, Suffering, and Providence.”

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz studied at the University of Texas as an undergraduate, Harvard University for a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Psychology, Yeshiva University for a second Master’s Degree in Jewish Philosophy, and at Columbia University for his Doctorate in Moral Development and Epistemology. He has taught as an instructor of moral philosophy at Barnard College and at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. Shmuly was ordained as a Rabbi by Yeshivat Chovevei Torah as a Wexner Graduate Fellow. Rav Shmuly has served as a congregational rabbi and as a campus Senior Jewish Educator and Hillel Director of Jewish Life.

As a global social justice activist and educator, Shmuly has volunteered, taught, and staffed missions in five continents including Israel, Ghana, India, France, Thailand, El Salvador, Britain, Senegal, Germany, Switzerland, Ukraine, Argentina, South Africa, and Haiti. Shmuly serves at the World Economic Forum in Geneva and Davos, Switzerland as the rabbinic representative, a facilitator, and motivational speaker. Rav Shmuly is the Founder and President of Uri L’Tzedek, the Founder and CEO of The Shamayim V’Aretz Institute, and is the author of of seven books.

A film crew followed Shmuly for over a year to produce a PBS documentary (“The Calling”) about the training of religious leadership which aired nationwide in December 2010. In 2012 and in 2013, Newsweek rated Rav Shmuly one of the top 50 rabbis in America. Shmuly, his wife Shoshana, his daughter Amiella, and his son Lev, live in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Join us in welcoming Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz back to One Church on November 1.