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Rav Yitzchak Blau

Rav Yitzchak Blau

Alumnus of Har Etzion, Rav Blau is the Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshivat Orayta. He also teaches at Midreshet Lindenbaum, including a Tikvah shiur entitled “Human Excellence: A Jewish Perspective.” He is an associate editor of the journal Tradition, the author of the book Fresh Fruit and Vintage Wine: The Ethics and Wisdom of the Aggada, and a frequent contributor to periodicals of Jewish thought. Rabbi Blau has a degree in English literature and a Master’s degree in medieval Jewish history. He received semicha from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.