Rabbi Yaakov Lynn
Dean and Director
Rabbi Lynn is the driving force behind Meorot, bringing his passion, enthusiasm and wisdom to the next generation of high-school graduates. Originally from New Jersey, Rabbi Lynn can relate to Meorot’s diverse student body and their parents with warmth and understanding. After graduating with honors from Binghamton University he worked as a journalist and then as a Hillel Director before making the move to Israel. He learned for 15 years in yeshivos including Darche Noam/Shapell’s, Midrash Shmuel and Yeshivas Mir, and received his Rabbinic Ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg shlit”a. Rabbi Lynn has taught for many years in yeshivos and seminaries in Jerusalem and is a sought-after speaker around the globe. He recently celebrated the birth of his sixth child with his wife Penina and travels daily to Meorot from their home in Beitar.