Rabbi David Gordis

President and professor of Rabbinics at Hebrew College and founding director of the National Center for Jewish Policy Studies (formerly the Susan and David Wilstein Institute of Jewish Policy Studies), Rabbi Gordis has lectured and written extensively on the subjects of Jewish life in America and Israel, Israel/ Diaspora relations, and Judaism in America and Israel. Prior to assuming the presidency in of Hebrew College in 1993, Dr. Gordis was vice-president, provost, and associate professor of Talmud at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles and lecturer of Jewish Law at UCLA. He has also served as vice-president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, executive vice-president of the American Jewish Committee, and the founding executive director of the Foundation for Conservative Judaism in Israel.