Rabbi Avishai David is accomplished talmid chacham and veteran educator and the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshiva Torat Shraga in Bayit Vegan, Jerusalem. As the founding Dean of Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim and popular lecturer at Michlala Jerusalem, Rabbi David contributed in a concrete way to the advancement of Jewish women’s Torah education.
Rabbi David is well known for his high-level shiurim, which cover extensive amounts of material in a relatively short time. His shiurim are a unique blend of intellectual stimulation, emotional appeal, and upbeat interaction. His classes satisfy and challenge the listener as he shares the depth and beauty of Torah.
Rabbi David is a long-time talmid of HaRav Yosef Dov Halevi Soloveitchik ztz”l and applies his rebbe’s unique methodology to all the topics that he teaches in his shiurim— Talmud, Navi, Halacha, and Chumash. In explaining Gemara concepts or verses in the Torah, Rabbi David focuses on the nuances and distinctions within a given text, presenting the listener with eye-opening insights and a new perspective on the precision of every word of Torah.