Rabbi Yaffe.jpgRabbi Shlomo Yaffeis Dean of the Institute of American and Talmudic Law in New York, NY, Director of the Institute for Judaic Knowledge, based in Newton, MA, and a member of the editorial staff at Chabad.org

Rabbi Yaffe has lectured and led seminars and continuing legal education programs throughout North America, as well as in Africa, Australia, Latin America, and Europe. He has authored articles for various forums and the Jewish Learning Institute's "Living with Integrity" course.

Rabbi Yaffe has been scholar-in-residence to Chabad at Harvard, where he served the greater Harvard and MIT communities, and visiting scholar in several communities.

Rabbi Yaffe was born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in Portland, ME, and Los Angeles, CA.  He studied at Yeshivot (rabbinic colleges) in Miami, London, and New York and received rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch, Brooklyn, NY in 1989.

He was a fellow of the post-ordination program at the Leeds Kollel in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England from 1990- 1992.