Rav Yamin Goldsmith is the Director/Rosh Midrasha of Sha’alvim for Women, a post-high school seminary in Yerushalayim. He attended Yeshivat Sha’alvim for two years before serving in the I.D.F with the Yeshivat Shaalvim Hesder Machal program. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University, a master’s degree in public administration from Columbia University, and was ordained at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University. He has worked in both formal and informal Jewish education in the United States and in Israel for more than 30 years and is well known and respected for his warm and engaging personality. He is also known for his popular “FiveMinuteTorah” series of divrei Torah (bit.ly/FMT-YUTorah). Rav Yamin lives with his wife, Joy, and their children in Beit Shemesh.
Field / Profession: Educator
Educator at: Midrasha
Speaking Topics: Torah, Community, Eretz Yisrael, Inspirational, Mussar/Character Development, Family Education
Sample Topics - General:
Torah and Modernity: Conflict or Confluence?
Re-instituting Semikha Today
Criticizing the Avot
Yeshiva Admissions Policies
Can Machloket Be Desirable? Undesirable
Where is Olam HaBa in the Torah?
Sample Topics - Israel Related:
Intro to Religious Zionism - What do We Believe?
Is Medinat Yisrael Reishit Tzmichat Geulateinu?
Can the Geula Come Without National Teshuva?
Rav Kook's Challenge to Today's Jewish Community
Yeshiva Students and the IDF
Women Serving in the IDF
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