R' Hillel Ḥayyim Lavery-Yisraëli

Vancouver-born Rabbi Hillel Lavery-Yisraëli joined Beth Jacob in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in August 2015 after having served as chief rabbi of Gothenburg, Sweden for three years. Before that, he was the rabbi of a large Masorti/Conservative congregation in Netanya, and a teacher of Talmud and other Judaic fields at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He has authored numerous articles, some of which can be seen here and here. Click here to watch his lecture, "Gender, Sexuality and Identity in the Jewish Tradition". More of his instructional videos can be found on youtube here and here.