The Emor Project

The Emor Project Team

Rosa Banin Blechstein

Founder and Executive Director - Emor Project

Elana Kahan

Assistant to Director and Office Manager - Emor Project

Refael Bassel

Researcher and Supervisor - Emor Mapping Project, Hebrew Division

Tsvi Weingarten

Researcher - Emor Mapping Project, English and Hebrew Divisions

Rabbi Eli Ozarowski  

Researcher - Emor Mapping Project, English and Hebrew Divisions 

Rabbi Yonatan Kohn  

Researcher - Emor Mapping Project, English and Hebrew Divisions  

Rabbi Meir Shir  

Collaborator - Emor Mapping Project and Gemilut Hasadim Divisions 

Among the supporters of Emor are...

Rabbi Dr. Marc D. Angel 

Founder and Director of the Institue for Jewish ideas and ideals, Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Shearith Israel.

Rabbi David Bigman  

Rosh HaYeshiva at Ma'ale Gilboa, and active in activities pertaining to society and halalcha, and dialogue between secular and religious Israelis.

Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz 

Senior lecturer in Ohr Somayach, Jerusalem, former rabbi of the Woodside Synagogue in Silver Spring, Maryland and associate professor of law at University of Maryland. 

Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo 

Dean of the David Cardozo Academy, ‘Beth Midrash of Avraham,’ the Aaron and Betsy Spijer Institute of Jewish Thought in Jerusalem. 

Rabbi Bob Carroll

Serves as the director of the Interfaith Encounter Association, which is dedicated to promoting peace in the Middle East through interfaith dialogue and cross-cultural study.  

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow  

Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Hesder Petach Tikva, a graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and a retired major in the Israeli Defense Forces, and one of the founders of Tzohar. 

Sarah Yehudit Schneider

One of our generations most unique and vibrant voices. She is the founding Director of A Still Small Voice, a correspondence school that has enrolled hundreds of students since its inception in 1991.

 Rabbi Professor Daniel Sperber 

President of the Institute of Advanced Torah Study, professor of Talmud at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, and an expert on classical philology, history of Jewish customs, Jewish art history, Jewish education and Talmudic studies. 

Dr. Jeremiah Unterman

Served as the adjunct Professor of Bible at Yeshiva University and Director of the Association of Modern Orthodox Day Schools in North America before becoming a Resident Scholar at the Herzl Institute.