LIMMUD FSU NY Presenters 2016
What is Limmud? What are the Principles? Also, learn some of our History and more.
Tamir Zaltsman Rabbi and Maggid, Expert on Jewish mysticism and psychology
Tamir Zaltsman was born in Kyiv, Ukraine and lead there a famous rock-band "The Final Warning" (which gave a start-up to now renown Ukrainian singer Alena Vinnitskaya).
After Aliyah (repatriation) to Israel Tamir served as engineer and officer in Israel Defense Forces.
For 8 years Tamir studied Jewish psychology, law, and philosophy, and served as an assistant researcher at "The Human Workshop" (Torah Center for Spiritual Guidance), helping many Russian-speaking repatriates to solve their various life challenges.
Since 2004 Tamir resides with his family in Brooklyn, New York, and he is involved in many Jewish educational projects in the Russian-speaking community. One of the last projects was a UJA initiative to support the victims of Hurricane Sandy with emotional and spiritual care, which was done through The Jewish Board Dual-respond program.
He is an ordained Rabbi and Maggid, published a book of poetry and musical CD, and a founder of "Avraham's Light" organization that aims to promote peace and unity for all humanity.