Born in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1952, Rabbi Dr. Pinchas Hayman achieved his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in Classics, Semitic Civilizations and Philosophy. He completed rabbinical ordination at the Rabbi Yitzchak Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University, New York in 1978 and, concurrently, a Master of Arts in Talmudics and Semitic Languages from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Yeshiva University. Rabbi Dr. Hayman completed his doctoral degree at the Revel Graduate School, specializing in comparative studies of Babli-Yerushalmi. After aliyah to Israel in 1987, he joined the Department of Talmud and School of Education at Bar Ilan University, and the Department of Torah Sheb'al Peh at Orot College. After intensive research into the difficulties in the teaching of Mishnah and Talmud, Rabbi Dr. Hayman founded "Bonayich Educational Services, Ltd." which is engaged in the production of curricula, and teaching and learning materials for the teaching of Mishnah and Talmud in primary, secondary and post-secondary educational institutions. He and his wife Shoshanay reside in Elkana in western Samaria, proud parents/grandparents of six children and twenty grandchildren. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org.