Avi Weiss

Rabbi Avi Weiss is the founding rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, the founder of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and Yeshivat Maharat, and co-founder of the International Rabbinic Fellowship. He served as National Chairman of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry and the Coalition for Jewish Concerns. He is the author of Spiritual Activism: A Jewish Guide to Leadership and Repairing the World. He is the proud grandfather of Eitan Fischberger.