Rabbi Moshe Zeldman

studyRABBI MOSHE ZELDMAN lectures on a wide variety of Jewish topics to audiences around the world. He teaches Jewish philosophy at the Aish HaTorah Yeshiva in Jerusalem to both beginners and advanced students, as well as many other educational institutions in Israel. He also lectures internationally for the world-famous Discovery Seminar. Born and raised in Canada, Moshe did his undergraduate work in Artificial Intelligence and Philosophy at the University of Toronto. During his studies he developed an interest in political issues affecting the Jewish community, and became involved in student activism, becoming national chairman of the Jewish Students Network, and served on the board of the World Union of Jewish Students. His interests in Jewish leadership and advocacy led him eventually to pursue studies in traditional Judaism. He made aliyah in 1991 and received rabbinical ordination from Yeshivat Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem. He teaches a variety of Jewish topics for Aish HaTorah, AEPi, Birthright, the Maimonides program at Princeton, Tel Aviv and Hebrew University, NCSY, Hillel, and the esteemed University of Cambridge Cholent Society. He has helped establish outreach centers in South and Central America, has lectured to Jewish communities in over 15 countries around the world, and founded the Core18 Leaders Lab for Jewish social entrepreneurs. Moshe lives in Jerusalem with his family.

TOPICS

The Problem with Happiness

Who are the Jews?

Confronting Suffering: When Bad Things Happen to People Like Me

Torah’s Unique  Approach to Leadership

ABC’s of Judaism

Grappling with the God idea

The Soul and the Afterlife

How to Read the Messages

God Sends Us Hidden Codes of the Torah

Love, Dating and Marriage

Getting What We Want

Did God Really Speak At Mount Sinai?

Mini-Discovery  seminar

Mastering All of Torah on One Foot: Hillel and Human Sensitivity

Science & Torah for Dummies: Dinosaurs, Big Bang and All That Stuff

Artificial Intelligence, Human Conciousness and the Free Will Conundrum

Relative Ethics & God: Why Kant Can’t Be Right

The Oral Tradition and Broken Telephone

Listening to Those Rabbis: Who are They? Why Should I?

Kiruv Training Topics

Facing  the Crisis of the Spiritual Holocaust

Kiruv – What’s the Mitzva?

Toras Chaim & Toras Emes: The Dynamics of the Kiruv Process

Presenting Evidence for God’s Existence

Presenting Evidence for Torah’s Divinity

Twenty  Difficult Questions and Twenty Short Answers

Explaining Tzadik v’Ra Lo

My Growth versus Others

Reform, Conservative, Orthodox: What   Does it All Mean?

Stopping an Intermarriage: Dos  and Don’ts

$60 an hour