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Rabbi Gidon Moskovitz

 

Rabbi Moskovitz received his semichah from Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovitz shlit”a of The Jerusalem Kollel, where Rabbi Moskovitz is still well known, having authored the study guides that semichah students continue to use today.

Before his studies in The Jerusalem Kollel, Rabbi Moskovitz worked in in the asset management field in New York City for a financial services firm, where he was quickly promoted to supervisor. He entered that field shortly after having graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baruch College (CUNY), where he was recognized as class salutatorian. Rabbi Moskovitz attended Baruch College in the evenings and summers, while spending his days learning Torah at Yeshivas Zichron Dovid.

Rabbi Moskovitz is also a writer and editor of various Torah books. He has written major portions of Artscoll’s recent translation of Sefer HaChinuch (The Book of Mitzvos), Shaarei Teshuvah, Or HaChaim, and The Chumash with the Teachings of the Talmud. He is currently a General Editor for Ohr Olam’s new translation of the Mishnah Berurah. In addition, he has taught in local Jewish high schools on a variety of Torah subjects.

His wife, Malka, is a mental health therapist (LPC) by profession, with – B”H – a thriving private practice. In addition, she is actively involved in the work that they do in their current congregation, facilitating women’s discussion groups, hosting meals, organizing chessed, and serving as a confidant, friend, and rebbetzin to the women of the community. Rabbi and Malka Moskovitz have five children ranging in age from 8 to 20.

Wed, October 20 2021 14 Cheshvan 5782