Rabbi Tzvi Sytner is a Rabbi, therapist and motivational speaker on the topics of Discovering Your Self Identity and Achieving Personal Greatness. He has delivered inspiring lectures worldwide, including South Africa, Australia, Chile, the U.S., and Canada.
He has a popular video blog on Aish.com viewed by over 8,500 per month. He grew up in LA, and is the Rabbi of The Village Shul & Aish HaTorah Learning Center in Toronto.
Rabbi Sytner received Smicha (Rabbinic Ordination) at the Jerusalem Center for Community Leadership under Rabbi Yitzchak Berkowitz, a B.A. in Liberal Studies, a Masters Degree in Education, and a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Sivan Rahav-Meir iis a media personality and lecturer. Married to Yedidya, the mother of five. Lives in Jerusalem, and is currently with her family on shlichut, serving as the World Mizrachi Shlicha to North America, where she lectures in various communities. She works for Israel TV news, writes a column for Yediot Aharonot newspaper, and hosts a weekly radio show on Galei Zahal (Army Radio).
Her lectures on the weekly Torah portion are attended by hundreds and the live broadcast attracts thousands more listeners throughout the world. Sivan lectures in Israel and overseas about the media, Judaism, Zionism and new media. She was voted by Globes newspaper as most popular female media personality in Israel and by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world.
General Eli Ben Meir served in the Israel Defense Forces for over 30 years in the highest echelons of Intelligence, Operational and Technological positions. He was the Chief of staff of the israeli Intelligence – a position that serves as the Commander of the Intelligence Corps. He also served as Head of the Research Division in which he was the "national assessor", responsible for assessing intelligence threats to the State of Israel in all sectors and areas. He provided regular intelligence briefings to the Prime Minister of Israel and the Security Cabinet, the highest level commanders from the IDF and Israeli Security Agencies as well as foreign political and intelligence leaders.
General Ben Meir also served in the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC as the IDF’s Intelligence attaché to the US. In this position he worked to strengthen the ties between the two countries and their respective militaries.
Since his retirement from the military 2017 General Ben Meir has focused on the realm of Cyber security and business intelligence. As a VP of Cyber and Intelligence in different companies and is the founder and partner in CyGov, a cyber security startup. General Ben Meir teached at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, and he is a frequent guest commentator on Israeli and international television and radio and has a weekly column in Israel’s Maariv newspaper.
General Ben Meir is married to Galit and they have 4 daughters (2 of them are soldiers in the IDF)
Rabbi Yonason Goldson embarked on an adventure, after graduating from the University of California, hitchhiking across the United States and backpacking across Europe. He ended up in Israel, where Providence led him to Ohr Somayach. That's when his life took an unexpected turn, and he spent the next nine years learning in yeshiva and kollel. After receiving his rabbinic ordination, he taught yeshiva high school for the next 23 years in Budapest, Hungary, Atlanta, GA, and St. Louis, MO, where he and his wife live happily as empty-nesters.
Currently director of Ethical Imperatives, LLC, Rabbi Goldson gives keynotes and trainings, applying Torah principles to teach leaders and professionals how good ethics is good business and the benefits of intellectual diversity. He is a two-time TEDx speaker, a popular podcast and radio guest, and author of hundreds of articles and five books applying ancient wisdom to the challenges of the modern world, including Proverbial Beauty: Secrets for Success and Happiness from the Wisdom of the Ages and Dawn to Destiny: Exploring Jewish History and its Hidden Wisdom.
Rabbi Aaron Selevan has Yoreh Yoreh and Yadin Yadin from Yeshivat Rabbeinu Yitzchak Elchanan (YU) and was a fellow in its Gruss Kollel Elyon. Presently active in various rabbinic duties in Hamilton and Toronto, Ontario, including as a member of the Hamilton Beit Din, he has previously served as the Rosh Kollel of the Hamilton Kollel Mitzion, Rosh Mesivta and Mashgiach Ruchani of the Yeshiva of Hamilton and Mashgiach Ruchani at YU.
Rebbetzin Leslie Selevan received a Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies (Cum Laude) from Yeshiva University and a Master of Arts in Judaic Studies from Touro University. She is an enthusiastic and charismatic educator who has spoken throughout North America, Israel and Europe. Her lectures are engaging and thought provoking. She is able to inspire her audience with her words.