Speaker Profile Rabbi Dr. Jacob Jaffe

Rabbi Dr. Yaakov Jaffe serves as the rabbi of the Maimonides Kehillah, founded by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik in 1963, and as the Dean of Judaic Studies at Maimonides School, both in Brookline, Mass. He received his ordination and doctorate from Yeshiva University, where he holds graduate degrees in Bible, Jewish History, and Jewish Education and where he also studied in YU’s Kollel Elyon for three years.  Rabbi Jaffe's unique approach to Tanach and Hebrew poetry is informed by his degree in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University and the historicist approach to the study of ancient texts.  He has published more than two dozen scholarly articles on a wide array of topics, including Tanach and Jewish Philosophy.  Rabbi Jaffe has also served as the Menahel of the Boston Rabbinical Court, and  as the director of the United States Bible Contest, the Chidon Hatanach.

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Jan 11, 2024

e-TIM: Parshat Hashavuah 5784 with Weekly Guest Speakers

Becky Friedman, Dr. Moshe Sokolow, Dr. Rebecca Winter Gottlieb, Leah Silver, Noah Notis, Rabbanit Leah Sarna, Rabbi Allen Schwartz, Rabbi Benjamin Samuels, Rabbi David Fine, Rabbi David Harbater, Rabbi David Nachbar, Rabbi Dr. Jacob Jaffe, Rabbi Elliot Schrier, Rabbi Jared Anstandig, Rabbi Judah Kerbel, Rabbi Mark Glass, Rabbi Moshe Shulman, Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Rabbi Sam Berkovitz, Rabbi Shlomo Gemara, Rabbi Yaakov Taubes, Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, Ruth Shane, Sofia Freudenstein, Zissy Turner
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Sep 14, 2023
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Jan 5, 2023

e-TiM: Parshat Hashavuah 5783 with weekly guest speakers

Becky Friedman, Dr. Moshe Sokolow, Dr. Rebecca Winter Gottlieb, Dr. Rivka Schwartz, Dr. Tammy Jacobowitz, Leah Silver, Leora Moskowitz Orenshein, Rabba Wendy Amsellem, Rabbanit Dr. Adena Berkowitz, Rabbanit Leah Sarna, Rabbi Aaron Greenberg, Rabbi Allen Schwartz, Rabbi Aviad Tabory, Rabbi Benjamin Samuels, Rabbi Daniel Fridman, Rabbi Daniel Korobkin, Rabbi David Ely Grundland, Rabbi David Fine, Rabbi Dr. Jacob Jaffe, Rabbi Gedalyah Berger, Rabbi Hyim Shafner, Rabbi Jared Anstandig, Rabbi Judah Kerbel, Rabbi Mark Glass, Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner, Rabbi Moshe Shulman, Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Rabbi Shaul Robinson, Rabbi Shlomo Gemara, Rabbi Steven Gotlib, Rabbi Wes Kalmar, Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, Ruth Shane, Sarah Gordon, Sofia Freudenstein, Zissy Turner
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Oct 12, 2022
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Jan 6, 2022

e-TiM Parshat Shavua 5781 with weekly guest speaker

Atara Kelman, Dr. Aaron Koller, Dr. Rebecca Winter Gottlieb, Dr. Rivka Schwartz, Miriam Gedwiser, Nechama Price, Professor Shoshana Schechter, Rabba Wendy Amsellem, Rabbanit Leah Sarna, Rabbi Allen Schwartz, Rabbi Aviad Tabory, Rabbi Benjamin Samuels, Rabbi Brahm Weinberg, Rabbi Daniel Korobkin, Rabbi David Blackman, Rabbi Dr. Jacob Jaffe, Rabbi Dr. Seth Grauer, Rabbi Eitan Aviner, Rabbi Jay Kelman, Rabbi Joel Finkelstein, Rabbi Michael Whitman, Rabbi Moshe Shulman, Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Rabbi Noah Cheses, Rabbi Sam Berkovitz, Rabbi Shaul Robinson, Rabbi Shlomo Gemara, Rabbi Ya'akov Trump, Rabbi Yechezkel Freundlich, Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, Rabbi Yosef Adler, Rabbi Yosie Levine, Rachel Slutsky, Rifki Freundlich, Shira Hecht-Koller, Zissy Turner
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Oct 15, 2020

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