Rabbi Yehuda Kroizer

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Rabbi Yehuda Kroizer, shlit"a, was born in 1955 and raised in Jerusalem.  He received his rabbinical ordination from Yeshivat HaKotel in 1980, and served in the IDF Tank Corps.  In 1982 he accepted the post of community rabbi in Mitzpeh Yericho, where he lives with his wife and children.
 
In 1987 Rabbi Kroizer began serving as Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat HaRa'ayon HaYehudi. He has become one of Israel's foremost rabbinical experts on the Temple Mount, and his twice-weekly radio shiurim on Kol HaEmet are heard and recognized by thousands.

In addition to his official duties at the Yeshiva and Mitzpeh Yericho, Rabbi Kroizer stays busy on the lecture circuit, visiting settlements, schools and yeshivot to discuss the Temple Mount and other issues of vital importance to the Jewish people and Judaism. He has also authored several scholarly publications on halakhic issues relating to the Temple Mount.