Stowe Mountain Lodge Early August 2017
Rabbi Shimshon Sherer
Rabbi Shimshon Sherer is the esteemed rabbi of Congregation Khal Zichron Mordechai in Brooklyn, New York, a position he has held with distinction since 1991.
Rav Sherer, son of the legendary Rabbi Moshe Sherer z"l, is one of the Jewish world's most sought after lecturers, captivating and inspiring audiences across the globe with his unique and powerful combination of substance and style. With his dynamic and engaging personality, Rabbi Sherer is recognized as one of the most beloved pulpit rabbis in North America.
Rabbi Sherer partnered with the renowned author Jonathan Rosenblum in the publication of the best selling 700 page ArtScroll biography of his illustrious
father entitled: "Rabbi Sherer : The paramount Torah spokesman and dynamic askan of our era".
Rabbi Sherer, a member of the Conference of Synagogue Rabbonim of Agudath Israel of America, is a talmid of the prestigious Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia
and studied at the famed Beth Medrash Govoha of Lakewood where he received his ordination.
Rabbi Yossi (YY) Jacobson
Rabbi Yossi Jacobson, one of the most sought-after Jewish speakers in the world today, has lectured to Jewish and non-Jewish audiences on six continents and in 30 states.
Funny, brilliant, charming and an exceptional orator, he has touched thousands with his deep, intuitive grasp of the human condition and his remarkable ability to harness the ancient Jewish wisdom of the mystical texts and inspire his listeners with its relevance to our daily lives. Rabbi Jacobson is the author of the acclaimed audio series, “A Tale of Two Souls” and “Captain, My Captain,” and teaches Kabbalah, Chassidic spirituality and Talmud at the Yeshivah Chovevai Torah in Brooklyn, New York. Rabbi Jacobson’s weekly online essays on Judaism, mysticism and psychology are read by tens of thousands worldwide.
Rabbi Shlomo Besser
Rabbi Shlomo Besser is the Mara D'Asra of Kehilas Bnei Yisroel Chaim on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is a master storyteller, teacher, and mentor to the many people who have benefited from his advice and experienced the warmth of his shabbos table. Rabbi Besser, who is a musmach of Yeshivas Tiferes Yerushalayim, combines an analytic learning approach with legendary chassidic warmth, delighting audiences with his command of the histories and personalities with which our tradition abounds. He travels widely, and is able to share many anecdotes of his experiences in Eastern Europe and the rebuilding of Jewish life there.
Rabbi Simcha Werner
The esteemed patriarch of the Werner clan of KMR fame, Rabbi Simcha Werner is also one of the fathers of the Monsey Orthodox Jewish community. One of the early students at Monsey’s Beis Medrash Elyon, where he studied for over ten years, Rabbi Werner has been the director of the Monsey branch of the National Committee for the Furtherance of Jewish Education (NCFJE) since 1969, an active beis din member, and a mentor at Yeshivas Menachem Mendel of Monsey.
Rabbi Werner is a fourth-generation rabbi who was born in Providence, Rhode Island where his father served as a local rabbi until his 1953 passing. He studied as a boy at Yeshiva Torah Vodaath, then based in Williamsburg, and enjoyed relationships as a young bochur with such great leaders of American Jewry as Rav Moshe Feinstein, Rav Yaakov Keminetzsky, and the previous Skverer Rebbe. As a teenager, he became a devoted Chasid of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and eventually took upon himself the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s work of Jewish outreach and education.
Rabbi Shea Werner
Rabbi Shea Werner was born in Monsey, NY and studied in renowned Yeshivos including Bais Dovid of Monsey, Oholei Torah of Brooklyn, Toras Emes of Yerushalayim and Ohr Elchonon of California. He is a Talmid Muvhak of Hagaon Rav Ezra Shochat.
In 1997, Rabbi Werner assumed a position as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Oholei Yosef Yitzchok in Oak Park, MI and continued to develop the North Oak Park Community.
Rabbi Werner is currently Rav of Kehillas Chabad of North Oak Park. He serves as a member of the presidium of the Vaad Harabonim of Greater Detroit.
Rabbi Werner is best known for his deep Shiurim in Gemora, Halacha and Chassidic Philosophy. He is an inspiring lecturer and is well known for his gifted ability in personal consultation, especially in areas of Shalom Bayis and Chinuch.