Rabbi Tzvi Flaum 1 articles
Rabbi Tzvi Flaum was a talmid of Rabbi Yosef Ber Soloveitchik zt"l and, after obtaining his B.A. in Jewish History from Yeshiva University, he received his rabbinical ordination from RIETS. He was a "Chaver" of the RIETS Kollel for more than a decade, and he received the advanced rabbinic ordination "Yoreh Yoreh Yadin Yadin", qualifying Rabbi Flaum as a serious decisor of Jewish Law. Concurrently, he earned his M.A. in Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School. Rabbi Flaum served as the Rav of the Torah Center of Hillcrest, Chairman of the Vaad HaRabbanim of Queens, and Co-Chairman of the Chevra Kadisha Commission of Queens. He served as the Rabbi of Congregation Kneseth Israel ("The White Shul") in Far Rockaway, NY for thirteen years. He recently retired from this position. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Education at Yeshiva of South Shore, and he is currently Chairman of the Vaad HaRabbanim of Far Rockaway and Lawrence. Rabbi Flaum was Professor of Judaic Studies, as well as Mashgiach Ruchani, at Stern College for Women, and he is currently Professor of Judaic Studies and Mashgiach Ruchani at Lander College for Women. Rabbi Flaum has recently founded a new program and initiative called The Torah Studies Network. A recognized world-class scholar in the field of Jewish Medical Ethics and a dynamic speaker, Rabbi Flaum has lectured extensively across the globe on these topics. A member of the Medical Ethics Commission and Vaad Halacha of the RCA, he is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists.