Staff Picks – Heather Ben-David

Heather Ben-David works in the digital marketing department at Koren. She oversees Koren’s various social media channels and is the chief editor of the Koren blog. Originally from Seattle, WA, Heather made Aliya in 2014 to Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu where she worked in the vineyards. Currently she lives in Jerusalem and when she’s not at…

Staff Picks – Rabbi Aaron Katchen

Every month a different member of our team tells us about some of their favorite titles or gives their recommendations for books that you may have missed, but certainly deserve your attention. Meet the people who make the books you love and find out which are their favorites. This month’s selections come from our director…

Staff Picks – Matthew Miller

Koren Sacks Maḥzorim for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur                   These utterly transformed my ḥagim. Rabbi Sacks’ gorgeous and elegant translations, inspiring commentaries and – perhaps most of all – incredibly intelligent and incisive introductory essays to each of the Holidays gave me new perspectives I had…

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…