Shlomo M. Brody

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Rabbi Shlomo (Myles) Brody is the founding director of the Tikvah Overseas Seminars and teaches at Yeshivat Hakotel. He is also a presidential doctoral fellow at Bar Ilan University Law School and is a junior research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute. He is the online editor of Tradition and pens the Ask the Rabbi column for The Jerusalem Post. His essays have also appeared in Jewish Action, The Forward, The Jewish Press, First Things, Meorot, Hakirah, Jewish Ideas Daily, Tablet, and other publications. His first book, A Guide to the Complex: Contemporary Halakhic Debates, was published in 2014 by Maggid Press (Koren). A summa cum laude graduate of Harvard College, he received semicha from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate and received his MA in Jewish philosophy at the Hebrew University, where he received the Hassenfeld award for excellence in graduate studies. Originally from Houston, Texas, Rabbi Brody now lives in Modi'in with his wife Rocky and four children.