Speaker Profile Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom

Rav Yitzchak Etshalom was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavne, Rabbi Isaac Elhanan Theological Seminary and Yeshivat Har Etzion before receiving Semicha from the Chief Rabbi of Yerushalayim, Rabbi Itzhak Kolitz.

Rav Etshalom has been a dynamic and exciting educator in the Los Angeles community since his return in 1985. His ability to reach out to today's youth and share with them his passion for Jewish learning and Jewish life has enriched many young lives. He launched the Beit Midrash program at YULA Girls High School as well as opening the Beit Midrash at Shalhevet, where he currently serves as Rosh Beit Midrash. Rav Etshalom directs the Tanach Masters Program at YULA Boys’ High School as well as being as a sought-after Scholar in Residence throughout the country and in Israel.

He lectures annually at the prestigious “Ymei Iyyun” Tanakh Seminar at Herzog College. In addition, he teaches Daf Yomi and a popular Navi series at the Young Israel of Century City and his podcasts on Daf Yomi (http://www.dafyomiyicc.org/) have attracted an international following, as have his Tanakh podcasts, many of which are available at https://www.ou.org/, http://www.yutorah.org/, as well as on Spotify, iTunes and other popular podcast platforms. His critically acclaimed series “Between the Lines of the Bible” is a methodological guide to the study of Tanakh. He currently writes a weekly lecture for Yeshivat Har Etzion's Virtual Beit Midrash on the books of Amos and Hoshea and his book on Amos will be published as part of the Koren Maggid Studies in Tanakh.

Rabbi Etshalom lives in Los Angeles with his wife Stefanie, also a dynamic educator and their five children live in Alon Shevut, Washington Heights and Los Angeles.

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Nov 30, 2023

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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Jun 26, 2023
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Jun 7, 2023
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Nov 17, 2022
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Nov 17, 2022

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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Sep 15, 2022
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Nov 4, 2021

e-TiM: Parshat Hashavua 5782 with weekly guest speaker

Avi Siegal, Dr. Aaron Koller, Dr. Moshe Sokolow, Dr. Rebecca Winter Gottlieb, Dr. Tammy Jacobowitz, Leah Silver, Leora Moskowitz Orenshein, Miriam Krupka, Nechama Price, Neti Linzer, Noah Notis, Professor Shoshana Schechter, Rabbanit Leah Sarna, Rabbi Aaron Greenberg, Rabbi Aviad Tabory, Rabbi Benjamin Samuels, Rabbi Brahm Weinberg, Rabbi Daniel Fridman, Rabbi Daniel Korobkin, Rabbi David Blackman, Rabbi David Nachbar, Rabbi Eitan Aviner, Rabbi Gedalyah Berger, Rabbi Jared Anstandig, Rabbi Joel Finkelstein, Rabbi Maury Kelman, Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner, Rabbi Moshe Shulman, Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot, Rabbi Noah Sonenberg, Rabbi Shaul Robinson, Rabbi Shlomo Gemara, Rabbi Steven Gotlib, Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom, Rabbi Yosef Adler, Rachel Slutsky, Rifki Freundlich, Shalhevet Schwartz, Shira Hecht-Koller, Zissy Turner
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Sep 10, 2021

Parshat Yitro

Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom
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Feb 7, 2021

Parshat Vaera

Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom
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Jan 15, 2021

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

Tazria-Metzora

Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom
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Apr 24, 2020

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