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Rabbi Yechiel Krisch

Specializing in the intersection between science, technology, medicine, and authentic Judaism.

Current Course Offerings

The Age Of The Universe

Six days or 14 billion years?

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Doctor with Mammography

Intro To Medical Ethics

Jewish law at its most critical.

The Science of Circumcision 

An ancient rite for a modern world.


Geocentricism In The Bible

Is Earth at the center of the universe?

Vaccines And Preventable Diseases

Public health from a Jewish perspective.

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The Shabbat Experience

A full Shabbat of Science and Torah lectures, discussions, and debates.

The Rebbe's Perspective

Learn to think like a Chosid.

About Rabbi Krisch

Rabbi Krisch is a seasoned lecturer and sought-after speaker who specializes in the intersection between science, technology, medicine, and authentic Judaism. He holds academic degrees in biology, health sciences, and science journalism, and Orthodox (Chabad) rabbinic ordination. His science writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, and several other international publications (under the byline Joshua A. Krisch). He served as a Chabad emissary to Ithaca College in upstate New York for five years, conducted cancer research, worked as an EMT, and flew single-engine airplanes. He now lives in upstate New York, where he delivers daily and weekly Torah classes and works in the Communications department at The Rockefeller University.

NOTE: Rabbi Krisch is available for Zoom lectures at heavily discounted rates.

Inquire here about pricing and scheduling.

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Education that is merely concerned with the transmission of information is doomed to failure. It must serve a more noble purpose of cultivating a student’s moral character.

The Lubavitcher Rebbe

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