Rabbi Yonason Sacks

Rosh HaYeshiva

  • Campus:
    Lander College for Men

A leading posek and author of 30 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 Yeshiva and Rebbe. For 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 25 years.