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Lawrence
Moshiach
Hajioff

Instructor in Jewish Studies
MA, Maimonides College,
BA, Manchester University, 1994
Originally from London, England, Rabbi Lawrence Hajioff graduated with honors in political science from Manchester University. After working for MTV in news production, and winning the national competition ‘Jewish Stand-Up Comedian’ of the Year, Rabbi Hajioff traveled to study in Israel and then Monsey to receive his rabbinical smicha ordination from Yeshiva Ohr Somayach. Rabbi Hajioff is the educational director of Birthright Israel Alumni in Manhattan, New York. He has been instrumental in implementing programs for Birthright Israel in Manhattan such as the very successful adult bar and bat mitzvah program which some four hundred people have completed so far. He also leads trips to Israel and Poland three times a year for hundreds of young professionals. On behalf of Birthright Israel, he leads leadership trips to Israel, Poland and Prague. Rabbi Hajioff is on the full time faculty of Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University. His very popular credited courses include courses on Jewish Philosophy, Mysticism, Jewish holidays, Shabbat and many others. He teaches introductory Judaic studies courses, which cover all the foundations of Jewish thought. He recently received the "Professor of the Year" award in Judaic Studies from the senior year students at Stern. 
 His very popular book "Jew Got Questions" was published by Feldheim in 2014 Rabbi Hajioff lives in Wesley Hills with his wife Anita and their five children. 

"Jew Got Questions?" Published by Sapir Press Oct 2014 "Will Jew Marry Me?" To be published early 2016 Three chapters into the Mitokh Ha'Ohel Yeshiva University Publications
hajioff@yu.edu
212-340-7776
Beren campus - Stanton Hall (245 Lexington)
Room#1023
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Spring 2018
Basic Jewish Concepts
JUDS 1402
Spring 2018
Intro to Judaism
JUDS 1002
Spring 2018
Introduction to Jewish Law
JUDS 1404
Spring 2018
The Sabbath
JUDS 1454
Fall 2017
Basic Jewish Concepts
JUDS 1406
Fall 2017
Basic Jewish Concepts
JUDS 1407
Fall 2017
Intro to Judaism
JUDS 1001
Fall 2017
Introduction to the Kabbalah
JUDS 1350
Spring 2017
Intro to Judaism
JUDS 1002
Spring 2017
Introduction to Jewish Law
JUDS 1404