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Eliezer Lawrence

Rabbi Eliezer Lawrence is a popular NYC-area Mohel, Jewish educator and Hebrew language specialist who has taught in university, Jewish day school, yeshiva and adult educational settings. He studied at Yeshivat Ma’ale Gilboa in Israel and was granted rabbinic ordination from its Rosh HaYeshiva, Rabbi David Bigman. He is an alumnus of the London School of Circumcision, the premier mohel clinical apprenticeship program, where he studied directly under one of the UK’s top Certified Mohels, Ephraim Josovic; Rabbi Lawrence is also certified as a Mohel through the Chief Rabbinate of Beit Shemesh. An alumnus Columbia University where he studied Linguistics and Yiddish, he holds MAs in Teaching Hebrew as a Second Language from Middlebury College as well as in Bible and Semitic Languages from the Kekst School of Jewish Studies. Rabbi Lawrence has served as guest scholar in communities across the country and has written about halacha, language and Jewish identity for publications including Tablet Magazine and The Jewish link.