Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Werinreb is Executive Vice President, Emeritus of the Orthodox Union. For over seven years as Executive Vice President, he built the Orthodox Union to an unparalleled degree of esteem, as he combined the skills of pulpit rabbi, scholar, and clinical psychologist to provide extraordinary leadership to the organization and Orthodox Judaism worldwide.
Rabbi Weinreb received his rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Jacob Joseph Yeshiva in New York and was the longtime spiritual leader of Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Baltimore before coming to the Orthodox Union. He holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Maryland and has served for years as a practicing psychotherapist.
For over two decades, he has presented his annual Tisha B’Av webcast, reaching thousands. Many use the Koren Mesorat HaRav Kinot, which has his exquisite English translation of the Tisha B’Av elegies. Rabbi Weinreb is Editor-in-Chief of the Koren Talmud Bavli and has authored a commentary on the Koren Tehillim.
Rabbi Weinreb continues to travel extensively and to contribute to a wide variety of print and online venues.