Rabbi Dr. Shalom Sharon
Originally from Ethiopia, Rabbi Shalom Sharon is a popular Rabbi and intellectual in Israel. He has talked about his dramatic escape from Ethiopia and the challenges acclimatizing to life in Israel as a 9 year old orphan. He recently founded the International Center for the Study of Ethiopian Jewry and is a senior lecturer at Ono Academic College, teaches at Bar Ilan University, and serves as the Rabbi of the “Kdoshei Israel” community in Kiryat Gat. He is also a published author and speaker.