Rabbi Ben Kurzer
Rabbi Kurzer was born in Syracuse, NY and moved to London with his Parents aged one. He grew up in South Hampstead and Hendon, attending Menorah Foundation and Immanuel College before going to study at Yeshivat Hakotel in the Old City of Jerusalem. After three years there, he went to study at Yeshiva University where he was able to continue his yeshiva studies while spending the afternoons earning a BA in Jewish History. After three years, he decided to stay on at Yeshiva University and spent the next four years earning his Semicha there. During his years in New York, Rabbi Kurzer also gained experience in working with Jewish communities, travelling across America for events, yamim tovim and shabbatonim. Additionally, he worked for New Jersey NCSY and as the Rabbinic Intern at the Young Israel of Jamaica Estates in Queens, NY. He was also a Rabbinic Intern for the United Synagogue on Shavuot and during the Yamim Noraim.