Rabbi Allen Schwartz
Rabbi Allen Schwartz is senior rabbi, Congregation Ohab Zedek in Manhattan and has currently been teaching Bible at Yeshiva University for the past 23 years and Manhattan Day School for the past 6 years. He was ordained at Yeshiva University and has a Master of Arts degree from there in Bible, Rabbinics and Halakha. He is currently writing his doctoral thesis on the Methodology of Rashi and has published themes of Bible, Rabbinics, Halakha. Thought. Rabbi Schwartz writes Bible curriculum for Jewish Day Schools and lectures extensively for the Board of Jewish Education of New York and is the educational director of Camp Mesorah. He serves on the executive board of the Rabbinical Council of America and is president of the Council of Orthodox Jewish Organization of Manhattan’s West Side. He served on the board of directors of Project Dorot and was chairman of the UJA-Federation Task Force on Jewish Singles. Rabbi Schwartz holds the Raymond J. Greenwald Chair in Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University. He and his wife Alisa have 6 children.