Rabbi Yonason Sacks
Beis Medrash L’ Talmud
A leading posek and author of 18 seforim , Rabbi Sacks descends from a long line of illustrious rabbinic personalities. His great-grandfather, the legendary Rabbi Zvi Pesach Frank, served as Chief Rabbi of Yerushalayim for more than 50 years. His grandfather, Rabbi Menachem Sacks was a leader of Jewish education in Chicago for nearly six decades, and his father, Rabbi Louis L. Sacks, was rabbi of Congregation Anshe Emunah in Delray Beach, FL.
For the last quarter century, Rabbi Sacks has been a leading figure in harbatzos ha’Torah as a Rosh Reshiva and Rebbe. For the last 18 years he was a Rosh Yeshiva at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) at Yeshiva University where he was ordained and awarded Semikha Yadin Yadin, an advanced rabbinic ordination. He has been the Rav of Agudas Yisroel Bircas Yaakov in Passaic, NJ for more than 18 years.
Rabbi Sacks will officially assume his position as Rosh HaYeshiva in Elul 5772-2012.