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Perek Shira: Fox/שועל by Rabbi Asher Weiss (כ'ב אדר תש'פ)
Rabbi Asher Weiss is the Rosh Beis Medrash of Yeshiva Sha'arei Torah in Monsey, NY. He is a Musmach of Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim in Jerusalem, Israel.
Perek Shira: Ducks/פרוגיות by Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz (March 17, 2020/כ'א אדר תש'פ)
Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz is a Senior Lecturer in Yeshivas Ohr Sameach in Jerusalem and Rov of Kehillas Ohr Sameach. Until his family’s Aliyah in April 2010, he was the Rabbi of the Woodside Synagogue in Silver Spring, Maryland and Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Law School. He received his rabbinic ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College, his BA from Johns Hopkins University, and a JD from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude). He has written and lectured extensively both in the US and Israel on the interface of halacha and contemporary society, with a special interest in medical, family, business, and legal ethics. He has also written many basic sourcebooks on Jewish values for NCSY, an organization that does Jewish outreach to teenagers, and has many shiurim on YouTube and TorahAnytime.
Perek Shira: Earth/ארץ by Rabbi Yitzchok Summers (March 16, 2020/כ' אדר תש'פ)
Rabbi Yitzchok Summers was born in Los Angeles, and is the son of Rabbi Avrohom Summers, founding Rov of Anshe Emes. He attended Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim for 13 years, where he was very close to the Rosh Yeshiva, HaRov A. H. Leibowitz ZATZAL. He received Smicha from HaRov Leibowitz and also from Maran HaRov Moshe Feinstein ZATZAL. He has been the Rov of Anshe Emes since 1987, which has developed into a מקום תורה ותפילה, with a wide range of Shiurim and programs. Anshe Emes is also the home for the community Keylim Mikvah, and its members are at the forefront of many communal resources.
Perek Shira: Frog/צפרדע by R' Avromi Fishman (March 3, 2020/ז' אדר תש'פ)
R' Avromi Fishman grew up in Har Nof, Israel, and later moved to Monsey, NY where he learned in Yeshivas Ohr Naftali. Afterwards he joined the ranks of Beis Medrash Gevoha in Lakewood, NJ where he received his Bachelors and Masters deferred. He currently lives in Lakewood with his family, and is in the accounting profession, but is still considered a "Kollel Yungerman" by trade due to his knowledge of Torah insights and Halacha.
Perek Shira: Donkey/חמור by Rabbi Menachem Nissel (February 26, 2020/ר'ח אדר תש'פ)
Rabbi Menachem Nissel is a renowned speaker and author who has inspired thousands throughout the world. He is a widely published author including the highly acclaimed Rigshei Lev: Women and Tefillah (Targum/Feldheim 2001) and is a regular contributor to Mishpacha Magazine. He has the rare ability to translate lofty concepts into practical daily living, spiced with irrepressible British humor. He is a senior lecturer for Ner LeElef (Jewish Leadership Training) and teaches in yeshivas and seminaries in Jerusalem. He is the Senior Educator for NCSY, the worldwide youth group of the Orthodox Union. He has an MBA from the London Business School.
Perek Shira: Crow-Raven/עורב by Rabbi Stephen Baars (February 24, 2020/כ'ט שבט תש'פ)
Rabbi Stephen Baars has spoken all over the world, from the United States Senate to the famous Los Angeles Improv. He is a regular speaker at the Fortune Magazine Summits and the author of many books, including Bliss: The Marriage and Parenting Book and The Worst Marriage Advice in the World. He is also the creator of the highly popular motivational seminar: Think Like a Winner. Rabbi Baars and his wife, Ruth, are blessed with seven children. He is known for imparting important ideas with creativity and humor, as you will see on his websites: www.getbliss.com and www.core9.live.