Phone: +1 (212) 465-9536
RABBI DR. YEHUDA SEIFF
Rosh Yeshiva & Executive Director,
Yeshivat and Midreshet Torah v'Avodah
Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Seif is a scholar and community builder and is the Rosh Yeshiva and Executive Director of the integrated yeshiva/midrasha program Yeshivat and Midreshet Torah v'Avodah.
He studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion and received his ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemiah Goldberg. He received his BA from Columbia College, his MA in Religion and Education from Columbia's Teacher's College, and Israeli Teacher Certification from Herzog College. He was a fellow at the Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization at the Cardozo School of Law, and he completed his PhD in Religious Studies at University of Pennsylvania.
Rabbi Seif has extensive formal and informal educational experience teaching and leading programs for high school and college students. He served as a Senior Program Officer at the Tikvah Fund, a foundation devoted to Jewish excellence and promoting serious Jewish thought about the enduring questions of human life and the pressing challenges that confront the Jewish people. He served as the Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus educator at the University of Pennsylvania from 2002-2006.
He, along with his wife Orit and their five sons currently live in Efrat.