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Below are the details from the Gateways Luxury Sukkos Program 2019.

Gateways Luxury Sukkos 2019 program
At the David Citadel hotel in Jerusalem.
Friday, October 11 to Tuesday, October 22, 2019


Rabbi Yizchok Adler

Rabbi Yitzchok Adler is presently the Rosh Kollel of Kollel Zichron Yaakov in Monsey, NY and the Rav of Kehillas Zichron Yaakov. He received semicha, Yoreh Yoreh and Yadin Yadin from Rabbi Moshe Feinstein zt”l. He has been a rebbe for over 35 years with a special interest in Lomdus, substructural Talmudic analysis. Rabbi Adler has published numerous seforim among which is Iyun BeLomdus. He is often a guest lecturer and has a tape series entitled “Perspectives on Halacha and Hashkafa.” Rabbi Adler earned his PH.D. in Philosophy from New York University in 1975.

Rabbi Gavriel Friedman

Originally from New York, Rabbi Friedman has spent the last 15 years studying and teaching throughout Jerusalem. He is currently teaching at Aish HaTorah Jerusalem, and is a featured speaker for the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Program. He has lectured across the U.S. and the world, including South Africa, Europe, Canada, Costa Rica, Panama and Mexico. Rabbi Friedman inspires men, women, and children across the Jewish spectrum, presenting Torah concepts in an intriguing yet entertaining fashion. Rabbi Friedman currently resides in Yerushalayim with his wife and children.

Rabbi Zev Leff

Rabbi Leff, a close talmid of Rav Mordechai Gifter, zt”l, was the rav of the Young Israel of Greater Miami for nine years. In 1983, he made Aliyah and became the rav and morah d’asra (leader of the community) of Moshav Matityahu, a community located in central Israel. Today, in addition to his communal duties, Rabbi Leff is also rosh yeshivah of Yeshiva Gedolah Matisyahu, and oversees the 20-member kollel on the Moshav. Additionally, he teaches a group of unaffiliated Israelis who live near Moshav Matityahu and lectures at several leading Israeli yeshivot, seminaries and institutions, including the Orthodox Union’s Israel Center. He is a featured speaker at the conventions of the Orthodox Union, Agudath Israel and Torah Umesorah.

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky was raised on Long Island New York, the quietest of six boys. He learnt in Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim and Yeshiva Heichal Hatorah. He received his semicha in 1983 by HaRav Avraham Kopshitz zt”l, former Rav of Neve Zvi. He made aliyah with his family in 1988 and served as the mashgiach ruchani in Yeshiva Ohr Dovid for five years. He has taught in the Discovery Seminar, Aish Hatorah Fellowships and Yeshiva Ohr Somayach and is currently on the staff of Darchei Binah Seminary and Neve Yerushalayim College for Women as well as other yeshivos and seminaries. He has lectured for almost twenty years in the Ohr LaGolah Rabbinical training institute. Rabbi Orlofsky is a popular lecturer internationally where his combination of humor, novel insights and inspiration touch the lives of thousands. Rabbi Orlofsky appears regularly on radio programs in Israel and his articles have been published regularly, including several years as the chinuch columnist in the Hamodiah.

Rabbi Mordechai Suchard

Rabbi Suchard is the son of a Rav and Dayan on the prestigious Johannesburg Beis Din. He studied in Telshe, Cleveland and Ponevizh, Israel, and received semichah from the Chief Rabbi and Av Beth Din of Jerusalem, Rabbi Kulitz. For the past 20 years, Rabbi Suchard has devoted his time to building Gateways into a premier education powerhouse that engages collegiates, young adults, families, singles and Russian immigrants in the United States and abroad to nurture and sustain Jewish identity, strengthen their connection to Israel, and make informed decisions about their Jewish future.

Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb (born 1940) is an ordained rabbi, a qualified psychotherapist and the Executive Vice President Emeritus of the Orthodox Union, the largest Orthodox Jewish organisation in North America; a position he has held since 2002.


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