Rabbi Avraham Fischer
Rabbi Fischer introduces beginning students to the fundamentals of Hebrew language and
understanding the Biblical text. Born and raised in New York City, he has a BA in English
Literature and Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshiva University, and an MA in English
Literature from NYU. After serving as Rabbi and educator at a small congregation in New
Jersey, Rabbi Fischer and his family came on aliya to Israel in 1986. He was Director of
Jewish Studies at the WUJS Institute in Arad, and continues to teach at a number of
educational programs in Israel and online.
Using the name Arthur J. Fischer, he has also acted and directed in community theatre and
has appeared in a number of films made for the haredi community.
Avraham also develops materials and methods for teaching Biblical Hebrew to the English-
Avraham is married to Cheryl, and they live in Bet Shemesh.