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As a profession, the rabbinate as we know it is a creation of the modern era.

Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik

My Teacher And Mentor: A Tribute To Rabbi Avi Weiss


The Yeshivat Chovevei Torah dinner March 23 in New York marked the first time Rav Avi Weiss has ever allowed himself to be publically honored.

I was one of the rabbis lucky enough to learn the rabbinate from him, having served as Rav Avi’s assistant rabbi for six years. Even today, 18 years after I left his professional side, there is not a single day that unaffected by what he taught me. So I’ll try to sneak this in now, alongside the many tributes to him.

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