A native of Dayton, Ohio, Moshe David Kuhr attended Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim in Baltimore and attained his medical degree from the University of Chicago. After forty years of pediatric practice, he made aliya with his wife Phyllis to Katamon, Jerusalem, where he learns, teaches and writes. His Torah mentors include Rabbis Boruch Milikovsky z”l, Berel Wein, Moshe Tendler, Avraham Pessin z”l, Yaakov Haber and more recently Yitzchak Breitowitz. His published works include The Lion Cub of Prague: Genesis, (Devora Press, 2006), a rendition of Maharal’s supercommentary on the first book of the Torah, and Igeret Hakodesh: The Holy Letter(Mosaica Press, 2011).
The Kuhrs have four sons, three of whom have made aliya, and nine grandchildren, seven of whom live in Israel.