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Rabbi Ari Ze’ev Schwartz

Rabbi Ari Ze’ev Schwartz

Rabbi Ari Ze’ev Schwartz hails from Sydney, Australia. Rabbi Schwartz studied at the University of New South Wales majoring in music and film and  received his rabbinical ordination at the Shehebar Sephardic Center in Jerusalem under Rabbi Yaakov Peretz. He also studied Talmud and Jewish Philosophy at Herzog Academic College, and is currently writing his Master’s thesis on Rav Kook at Herzog. 

Rabbi Schwartz is the cofounder and dean of the Society of Independent Spirituality, an English-speaking learning center in Jerusalem that combines Jewish spirituality and Zionism, and is the author of “The Spiritual Revolution of Rav Kook: Writings of a Jewish Mystic”. In addition, he teaches the writings of Rav Kook, Rav Shagar, Jewish philosophy, and Tanach at several yeshivot and midrashot in Jerusalem.

 

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