Speaker Profile Rabbi Chaim Metzger

Rabbi Chaim Metzger studied for two years at Yeshivat Har Etzion, completed a B.A. in Physics and Mathematics at YU, an M.A. in Mathematics from the Katz Graduate School, and an M.A. in Bible from YU. After receiving rabbinic ordination from YU, Rabbi Metzger returned to Yeshivat Har Etzion and studied in the Kollel Gavohah for three years. Rabbi Metzger has long sought to bring serious academic rigor to his Torah learning, incorporating his knowledge of Mathematics in teaching at Mesivta Rabbi Shimshon Raphael Hirsch, and utilizing his knowledge of Machine Learning to create a predictive neural network for Taamei Hamikra (the cantillation notes of the Torah reading). While in Yeshivat Har Etzion, Rabbi Metzger was involved with the American program, teaching and mentoring gap year students. He spent two years in Toronto as an Avreich at Beit Midrash Zichron Dov, Rebbe at Bnei Akiva Schools, and Rabbinic assistant at the BAYT. He teaches advanced Gemara at Midreshet Amudim, a gap year program for women in Israel.