Maury Kelman received rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary and has pursued graduate studies in English literature and Jewish Philosophy. He is the chairman of Kedma, a Jewish student organization in Israel and the United States, rabbi of Congregation Agudath Achim, and is the founder and director of Route 613, a halakhic conversion program in Manhattan. He has worked as a corporate attorney at a Manhattan law firm and currently works in the investment industry.