Author Q&A: Alex Israel

Koren Publishers:    Tell us about yourself. Alex Israel: I live in Gush Etzion and teach Tanakh in Jerusalem. I am lucky enough to teach in several wonderful frameworks, teaching students aged 18 to 80 and from a diverse set of backgrounds. I teach Modern Orthodox gap-year students at Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi and Midreshet Lindenbaum. I…

Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin, Founded by Daf Yomi Creator, to Welcome Newest Edition of the Talmud

*** LUBLIN, POLAND, August 1, 2019 — Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin, the largest center of Jewish learning before the Holocaust, welcomed the newest edition of the Talmud: The Noé Edition Koren Talmud Bavli. The yeshiva was founded in 1930 by Rabbi Meir Shapiro, creator of the Daf Yomi initiative, and was largely destroyed during the Holocaust.…

Staff Picks-Rabbi Yossi Pollak

Yossi Pollak is Koren’s director of sales for the Northeast US (and Atlanta) and has been with Koren for almost 6 years. Yossi is a former pulpit rabbi who served shuls in Westport, CT, the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and Washington, DC and was the first person hired to work full time for Koren…