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Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin


Jewish Public Policy


Dovid Bashevkin is the director of education for NCSY, the youth movement of the Orthodox Union, and the Clinical Assistant Professor of Jewish Values at the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University, where he teaches courses on public policy, religious crisis, and rabbinic thought.  He completed rabbinic ordination at Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, as well as a Master's degree at the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies focusing on the thought of Rabbi Zadok of Lublin under the guidance of Dr. Yaakov Elman. He received his doctorate in Public Policy and Management at The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, focusing on crisis management. Dovid has published four books, Sin·a·gogue: Sin and Failure in Jewish Thought, a Hebrew work B’Rogez Rachem Tizkor (trans. In Anger, Remember Mercy), Top 5: Lists of Jewish Character and Character, and Just One: The NCSY Haggadah. He is the host and founder of 18forty, a new Jewish media site. Dovid has been rejected from several prestigious fellowships and awards. 


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