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    Areas of Expertise

    Jewish law, Talmud, Bible study

    Biography

    Rabbi Yonason Sacks is the Rosh HaYeshiva of the Beis Medrash L’Talmud - Lander College for Men. A leading posek and author of 20 seforim, Rabbi Sacks descends from a long line of illustrious rabbinic personalities. His great-grandfather, the legendary Rabbi Zvi Pesach Frank, served as Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem for more than 50 years. His grandfather, Rabbi Menachem Sacks, was a leader of Jewish education in Chicago for nearly six decades, and his father, Rabbi Louis L. Sacks, was rabbi of Congregation Anshe Emunah in Delray Beach, FL. For 18 years Rabbi Sacks served as Rosh Yeshiva at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) at Yeshiva University, where he was ordained and awarded with an advanced rabbinic ordination. He has been the rabbi of Agudas Yisroel Bircas Yaakov in Passaic, N.J. for more than 20 years.

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