Rabbi Ari Kahn received his rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, where he studied with Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik. He graduated Yeshiva University with a BA in psychology and an MS degree in Talmud. He is the director of Foreign Student Programs at Bar-Ilan University in Israel and is a senior educator at the Aish HaTorah College for Jewish Studies and Matan. Rabbi Kahn is also vice president of Migdal Ohr Institutions in Israel, He has authored over two hundred articles on the weekly parshah and holidays, with a readership in excess of ten thousand. He is also the author of Explorations, an in-depth analysis of the weekly Torah reading, and Emanations, an in-depth analysis of the Jewish holidays. Rabbi Kahn is also a renowned speaker and has lectured worldwide. He has lived in Israel since 1984 with his wife Naomi and five children.