Rabbi Shalom Hammer
Rabbi Hammer was born in Monsey, New York. He has S’micha from Yeshiva University, from which he also earned a BA in communications and an MA in secondary education. He is a prominent educator and has taught at leading yeshivot in Israel. In addition to teaching and some pulpit responsibilities, Rabbi Hammer has also directed Degel, an organization focused on fostering religious Zionism. Rabbi Hammer is a well-known religious scholar and highly captivating speaker, and has been a much sought-after scholar-in-residence at several dozen prominent congregations around the U.S. in recent years.