Rabbi Reuven Tradburks is the Director of the Israel office of the Rabbinical Council of America.  He received his BA from Carleton University and Smicha from Yeshiva University.  He served as assistant Rabbi of the Young Israel of Staten Island and as the Rabbi of Knesseth Israel Synagogue in Birmingham, Alabama before serving as rabbi of Kehillat Shaarei Torah of Toronto from 1994 until his aliyah in 2009. In addition to his congregational duties, Rabbi Tradburks was the secretary of the Beis Din of the Vaad Harabonim of Toronto from 1997 to 2007 and President of the Vaad Harabonim from 2007 - 2009.  Joyce and Reuven Tradburks made aliyah in 2009 and reside in Jerusalem.