Rabbi Gideon Sylvester

Rabbi Gideon Sylvester is the British United Synagogue’s rabbi in Israel. He has worked as an adviser on Diaspora affairs at the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel and taught Jewish approaches to Human Rights to Israeli students at the Hebrew University.

Rabbi Gideon is currently writing his doctorate at Bar Ilan University and teaching at a Midrasha for religious women studying Torah and the Arts and at the Secular Yeshiva.

Prior to making aliya, Rabbi Gideon served as rabbi of Radlett United Synagogue, developing it from an embryonic community into Britain’s fastest growing Modern Orthodox synagogue.  Rabbi Gideon contributes to the Times of Israel, Jerusalem Post and Jewish Chronicle. He performs weddings across

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