Rabbi Gideon Sylvester
Rabbi Gideon Sylvester comes from England where he served as a community rabbi for seven years turning an embryonic synagogue into Britain's fastest growing Modern Orthodox community. He continues to serve England's mainstream Orthodox community as their representative in Israel. Rav Gideon, as students warmly call him, has also served as an adviser in the Prime Ministers Office and worked in a number of educational settings; teaching Torah, as well as guiding groups in Germany and Poland. Rav Gideon is writing his doctorate about Israeli rabbis engaged in religious peacemaking.