Rabbi Simcha Scholar, Founder & CEO of Chai Lifeline

Chai Lifeline is a leading international children’s health support network, providing social, emotional, and financial assistance to children with life-threatening and lifelong illnesses and their families through a variety of year-round programs and services.

Rabbi Yosef Viener

Rabbi Yosef Viener is a Posek, Halachah Columnist for HaModia and Rav of Kehillas Shaar Shamayim in Monsey, New York. Rabbi Yosef Viener, the author of Contemporary Questions in Halachah and Hashkafah, has inspired and enlightened listeners worldwide with his shiurim on Halachah and Hashkafah – crystallizing the Torah’s timeless wisdom and applying to our daily lives.

Dr. David Pelcovitz, Ph.D

Dr. Pelcovitz holds the Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Chair in Psychology and Jewish Education at Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration, where he is also the Special Assistant to the President. Serving for over two decades as Director of Psychology at North Shore University Hospital-NYU School of Medicine, and as Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry … Read More

Rabbi Levi Langer

Rabbi Levi Langer grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Yeshiva Ner Israel and Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood where he received his rabbinic ordination and was a three- time winner of  the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture award for Talmudic analysis . While in Lakewood he delivered advanced lectures in Talmud and Shulchan Aruch to kollel scholars, as … Read More

Bartley P. Griffith, MD, FACS, FRCS

Dr. Griffith, a professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, specializes in adult cardiac care, coronary revascularization, pulmonary thromboendarterectomy surgery (PTE) and heart reconstruction surgery. Dr. Griffith’s clinical work focuses on coronary artery surgery, mitral and aortic valve replacement and aneurysmal disease of the thoracic aorta. He was named a “Top Doctor” in the specialty of … Read More

Dr. Scott Levin

L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, FAOA | Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery | Penn Medicine L. Scott Levin, MD, is Director of the Hand Transplant Program, leads the reconstructive microsurgery team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and is Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Penn Medicine.Areas of Expertise: General pediatric orthopaedic surgery, Transition to adulthood, Microvascular surgery, Microsurgery

Dr. Alan W. Flake, MD, FACS, FAAP

Pediatric and Fetal Surgeon at CHOP Dr. Flake is an attending surgeon in the Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery and holds the Ruth M. and Tristram C. Colket, Jr. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He serves as Director of CHOP’s Center for Fetal Research and is a professor of Surgery and Obstetrics … Read More

Rabbi Dr. J. David Bleich

Rabbi Dr. Bleich is an authority on Jewish law and ethics and bioethics. He is a professor of Talmud (Rosh Yeshiva) at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, an affiliate of Yeshiva University, as well as head of its postgraduate institute for the study of Talmudic jurisprudence and family law. Dr. Bleich is the author of Jewish Bioethics; With Perfect Faith: … Read More

Stuart Ditchek, MD

Dr. Stuart Ditchek, a board certified pediatrician specializing in the care of high-risk children and young adults is on the faculty of the NYU School of Medicine and an attending physician at both NYU Langone and Maimonides Medical Center. He is the former medical director of the Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium, the current Chief Medical Officer of the Kids of … Read More