Rabbi Aubrey Hersh

JLE Director of Education

Rabbi Aubrey Hersh was born and raised in London. He went on to study at Yeshiva in Gateshead and then Jerusalem for 8 years, returning to the UK in 1991 to work in media & advertising. Since 1996 he has been involved in education, principally at the JLE where he has taught Philosophy, History & Halacha. He was the co-editor of the 60 Days-for-60 Years series on the Holocaust (2006) & Israel (2008), and has written and lectured extensively both in the UK and abroad. Over the last 10 years he has run more than 50 heritage tours in Europe to destinations such as Krakow & Auschwitz, Prague, Paris, Amsterdam and Budapest, and since 2003 has specialised in Holocaust education, working with the Imperial War Museum and Yad Vashem, as well as Sir Martin Gilbert and Father Patrick Desbois.