At the conclusion of our first year of operation OTS Amiel BaKehila engaged a professional outside evaluator to survey our communities, delegates and partners to gauge our effectiveness and qualitative impact in the field.
We are happy to share the exciting results of that study with the public in the attached PowerPoint presentation.
Rav Johnny Solomon is a passionate Torah learner, a reflective Torah thinker and an energetic Torah teacher. Originally from London, Johnny has a BSc (Hons) in Math & Religious Studies, an MA in Jewish Education, and semicha from the Montefiore Kollel (London).
Beyond this, Johnny has been a participant in the Lookstein Fellowships for Senior Jewish Educators (Lookstein Centre, Bar Ilan), the Shalom Hartman Tichon Programme for Senior Jewish Educators (Shalom Hartman Institute, Jerusalem), the Ashdown Fellowships for Senior Jewish Educators, and the Reshut Rabim Beit Midrash (Yaakov Herzog College).
While in London, Johnny held numerous senior positions including Head of Judaic Studies at Immanuel College (London) and Head of Judaic Studies at Hasmonean Girls’ School (London). In 2012 Rav Johnny made aliya with his family, and he divides his time between teaching Tanach, Halacha & Jewish Thought at Machon Ma’ayan and at Midreshet Torat Chesed, while also working as a Jewish Education Consultant to numerous institutions.
Johnny runs the ‘Women’s Online Beit Midrash’ facebook group, he is a board member of Chochmat Nashim, and he is currently writing a sefer on ‘Birkat Shehecheyanu’.
Born in Jerusalem, Rav Boaz Pash studied in various Yeshivot and received his Rabbinical ordination of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.
He has served as Rabbi in Kiev, Lisbon, Krakow and Poland and taught at numerous Israeli Secondary Schools. Rav Boaz currently leads the Torat Yosef kollel at Ohr Torah Stone’s Robert M. Beren Machanaim Yeshivat Hesder, which prepares rabbis to serve in the Diaspora.
He has published several books and articles and speaks Hebrew, English, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Yiddish.