Dear Jew in the City, I did not grow up Orthodox, but became religious because of Jew in the City seeing how special the frum community and Torah observance is. My parents weren’t too happy, but I knew I was doing the right thing. Then I started going to a local class given by a […]
About Rabbi Yitzchak Shurin
As the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Rachel v’Chaya College of Jewish Studies for Women for over 20 years, Rabbi Shurin has helped guide thousands of women in their journey to a more enriched Jewish life. He is also a senior faculty member at The David Shapell College / Yeshiva Darché Noam, where he has taught since its inception. Rabbi Shurin is the grandson of Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetsky, zt”l, and had a very close, special relationship with his grandfather. In his own teaching, Rabbi Shurin is continuing his grandfather’s philosophy by imparting to his students much of his grandfather’s wisdom and approach to Torah study. Originally from New York, Rabbi Shurin learned in the Chaim Berlin Yeshiva under Rabbi Yitzchak Hutner, zt”l. In addition to his illustrious background, Rabbi Shurin holds an advanced degree in Guidance and Counseling from Nova University.