Rabbi Benjamin Blech

(1933-present) – Born in Zurich, he is a professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University in New York. He served as Rabbi of the Young Israel of Oceanside synagogue for 37 years. He is a noted lecturer and has authored numerous book including The Secrets of Hebrew Words (July 1977), in which he reveals the hidden meaning behind many Hebrew words.

Rabbi Benjamin Blech (Wikipedia)
Rabbi Benjamin Blech
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PositionRabbi Emeritus
SynagogueYoung Israel of Oceanside
PositionProfessor of Talmud
YeshivaYeshiva University
Personal details
Born (1933-10-23) 23 October 1933 (age 85)
Zurich, Switzerland
NationalityAmerican
DenominationOrthodox
ResidenceNew York City, United States
ParentsRabbi Benzion and Mrs. Gittel Blech
SpouseElaine
ProfessionRabbi, Professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University , Author, Speaker
Alma materYeshiva University, Columbia University
SemichaRIETS
Websitewww.benjaminblech.com

Benjamin Blech, born in Zurich in 1933, is an Orthodox rabbi who now lives in New York City.

Rabbi Blech has been a Professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University since 1966, and was the Rabbi of Young Israel of Oceanside for 37 years. In addition to his work in the rabbinate, Rabbi Blech has written many books on Judaism and the Jewish people and speaks on Jewish topics to communities around the world.

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