Rabbi Motty Berger is a graduate of Loyola University and received his rabbinical ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College, Baltimore Md. He worked in anti-missionary activity, founding, Jews For Judaism prior to moving to Israel. A world renowned speaker, he is currently Senior Lecturer at Aish's Discovery, Essentials, Fellowships Programs and the Executive Learning Center.

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser received a Bachelors Degree in Humanities from the University of California at Santa Barbara. For twelve years he surfed internationally on a professional level and continues to surf today plus he is an accomplished mountain biker and professional musician. He received his rabbinical ordination from Aish HaTorah and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. His areas of expertise are Kabbala, Spirituality and Psychotherapy.

Rabbi Ari Kahn graduated Yeshiva University with a BA in psychology and an MS degree in Talmud. A renowned speaker, he has lectured worldwide. Currently Rabbi Kahn is a Senior lecturer at Aish's Essentials, Fellowships and Executive Learning Center pragrams as well as the Director of the Foreign Student Program for Bar Ilan University. Rabbi Kahn is the author of Explorations, an in-depth analysis of the weekly Torah reading, and Illuminations, an in-depth analysis of the Jewish holidays .

Dr. Gerald Schroeder, author of Genesis and the Big Bang, The Science of God and The Hidden Faces of God, is an expert on cosmology and a lecturer on the subject of evolution and Torah. He received his Bachelor's, Master's and double Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics and Earth and Planetary Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he taught physics for seven years. While a consultant at the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission he participated in the formulation of nuclear non-proliferation treaties with the former Soviet Union and witnessed the testing of six atomic bombs. He also was a consultant to the Peoples Republic of China, Canada, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. He has authored over 60 articles in the world' leading scientific journals around the world including Time, Newsweek, Scientific American. Dr. Schroeder is currently a lecturer at Aish's Discovery Seminar, Essentials and Fellowships programs and The Executive Learning.

Rabbi Spiro is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher for Aish HaTorah. In addition, he is a licensed tour guide from the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Rabbi Spiro graduated from Vassar College with a BA in Russian Language and Literature and did graduate studies at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow. He has an MA in History from The Vermont College of Norwich University and Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshiva Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs such as B.B.C. Radio and TV., The National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, Channel 4 England and Arutz Sheva-Israel National Radio. He is the author of WorldPerfect - The Jewish Impact on Civilization published by HCI books and Crash Course in Jewish History published by Targum Press.

Rabbi Zelig Pliskin, a noted psychologist, is the director of Aish HaTorah's counseling Center and a senior lecturer at Aish's Essentials program and the Executive Learning Center. He is the author numerous popular books includingGuard Your Tongue, Gateway to Happiness, Gateway to Self Knowledge, Love Your Neighbor, Growth Through Torah, The Power of Words, Consulting the Wise and Begin Again Now. He was ordained at the Telshe Yeshiva, Wickliffe, OH and later studied at the Brisk Kollel, Jerusalem. He received his degree in Counseling Psychology at the State University of New York.

Rabbi Moshe Zeldman has a degree from the University of Toronto in Math and Artificial Intelligence. In addition to being a lecturer in the Aish Yeshiva, Discovery Seminar and the Executive Learning Center, he is involved in ongoing codes research and works with leading code researchers worldwide. He received his rabbinical ordination from Aish HaTorah and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem.

Program Director:
Rabbi Stuart Schwartz received his Rabbinic ordination in 1992, and in 1994 founded the Boston, Mass. branch of Aish HaTorah. Rabbi Schwartz returned to Israel in 1996 as an instructor, and since 1999 has been the Director of the Essentials program. He lives in the Old City of Jerusalem with his wife and seven children.

Assistant Director:
Rabbi Eliyahu Ellis studied biology and geology at Northern Illinois University. In addition, he spent time as a deep-sea diver in the oil fields in the North Sea between Scotland and Norway and has circumnavigated the seas of the world in a sailboat. Rabbi Ellis received his rabbinical ordination from Aish HaTorah where he is a senior lecturer at the Discovery and Essentials programs.