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Rabbi Natan Lopes Cardozo Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo, Ph.D., Dean, is a prominent lecturer and author who is world renowned for his highly original insights into Judaism and his ability to communicate the relevance of Jewish values and practice in today’s complicated world. A native of the Spanish- Portuguese Jewish community of Holland who holds a doctorate in philosophy, Rabbi Lopes Cardozo received rabbinic ordination from the Gateshead Talmudic College and studied in Israel at the Institute for Higher Rabbinical Studies of Chief Rabbi Unterman and at the Mir Yeshiva. In addition to teaching Jewish audiences, Rabbi Lopes Cardozo often lectures to non-Jewish groups, including Christian leaders, about comparative religion and the fundamentals of Judaism.

"Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo has emerged as one of the most thoughtful voices in contemporary Orthodoxy. He is a man of deep faith and wide intellectual horizons, unafraid to confront the challenges of the age with the quiet confidence of one who is attuned to the music of eternity"
     Rabbi Professor Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the United
     Hebrew Congregations of Britain and the Commonwealth.

"Your approach is indeed highly refreshing and I derived much benefit from your keen insights."
     Rabbi Cyril Harris, z.l.
     Former Chief Rabbi of South Africa

Rabbi Francis Nataf Rabbi Francis Nataf, Educational Director, is a well-respected educator who has held many senior educational positions in Israel and the United States at such prestigious institutions as Yeshiva University, the Shehebar Sephardic Study Center and the David Shapell College of Jewish Studies. Rabbi Nataf was ordained at Yeshiva University and also holds degrees in Jewish history and international affairs. He has written numerous articles for a variety of important Jewish websites and periodicals.

"Rabbi Francis Nataf...pursues Jewish spiritual renewal with moral and intellectual honesty. Seeking solutions to difficult problems, he does not hesitate to slay "sacred cows" along the way. There is no doubting his impact in the years ahead."
     Prof. Yehuda Gellman
     Department of Philosophy,
     Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

"Rabbi Nataf is unique in his approach toward educating new generations of Jews. His approach is not only fresh and creative; it works."
     Thomas A. Rose
     Publisher and CEO, The Jerusalem Post

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