Rabbi David Samson one of the leading English-speaking Torah scholars in the Religious Zionist movement in Israel, and an educational entrepreneur. Rabbi Samson has written six books, most of which are on the teachings of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak Kook and Rabbi Zvi Yehuda Kook.
Rabbi Samson was born in Baltimore, Maryland. After moving to Israel, he studied under the tutelage of Rabbi Zvi Yehuda Kook for twelve years. He served as a congregational rabbi of Kehillat Dati Leumi synagogue in Har Nof, Jerusalem. He taught Talmud and Jewish Studies at Yashlatz.
Rabbi David Samson is also the founder of Arutz Sheva English broadcasting. In 2003, he founded Atid, a non-profit organization for youth at risk. He then founded Maale Erev Institutions in 2004, a set of high schools for youth at risk, and Yeshivat Lech Lecha, a mobile high school based in jeeps. In 2008 he started Yerushalayim Torah Academy (Y.T.A), a Yeshiva High School for English speakers located in Jerusalem. Then he opened YTA for girls, a similar program for girls located in Ramot Jerusalem. In September 2011, he founded a third yeshiva high school for English speakers, this one located in Kfar Saba.
In 2014, he founded the Lone Star Language Academy, a network of language schools in Texas.
In 2020, he founded the King Solomon Academy, which is a program designed for Jewish middle and high school students who are interested in furthering their Jewish knowledge.
He is presently the founder and dean of Atid institutions in Israel, and the founder and dean of the Lone Star Language Academy in Texas.
Field / Profession: Educator, Leadership & Motivation
Educator at: Yeshiva
Speaking Topics: Torah, Israel, Eretz Yisrael, Inspirational, Mussar/Character Development, Jewish Education, Family Education, Halacha & the Modern World, Campus/Students, Other
Sample Topics - General:
The Hebrew Alphabet - A mystical insight
Why God Created Teenagers
Prophecy for Dummies
How to Become a Kabbalist
Rabbi Kook on...
Sample Topics - Israel Related:
The Mitzvah of Dwelling in Israel
Rabbi Kook on...
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