Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin is the founder and director of The Biblical Museum of Natural History. He received his rabbinic ordination from Ohr Somayach Institutions, graduated from the Lander Institute in Jerusalem with an MA in Jewish Thought and Law, and received a PhD in Jewish history at Bar-Ilan University, with a dissertation on rabbinic encounters with zoology. Rabbi Dr. Slifkin has published numerous books on different themes relating to Judaism and the natural sciences, including The Challenge of Creation and The Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom.

Field / Profession: Educator

Educator at: Other

Speaking Topics: Torah, Halacha & the Modern World

Sample Topics - General:
The Animal Kingdom in Jewish Thought
Rationalism vs. Mysticism: Schisms in Traditional Jewish Thought
Sacred Monsters: Mythical Creatures of the Midrash
Untangling Evolution
The Dynamics of Controversy: The Making of a Ban
Rocky Rabbits and Kosher Kiwis: Controversies in Biblical Zoology
How (not) to Become a Heretic: What Must a Jew Believe?
Radically Rethinking Brain Death and Organ Donation

Sample Topics - Israel Related:
The Natural World of Biblical Israel

Available for online live video shiurim

Personal website: https://www.biblicalnaturalhistory.org/

Languages: English

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