Adjunct Instructor in Bible
MA, Jews College, London University, 1990
BA, Jews College, London University, 1988
Rabbinic Ordination, Gateshead Yeshiva, 1988
Other, , 1985
Rabbi Ian Shaffer was educated in both London and Israel. He received a BA and MA in Jewish Studies from Jews College in London. A musmach of Gateshead Yeshiva and of Kolel Meretz in Mevasseret Zion, he was a pulpit rabbi in London for 3 years. Rabbi Shaffer was deputy head of Jewish Studies at Immanuel College in London for eight years. After moving to the United States, he started teaching Navi/Bible at Stern College. Currently he also works at Barnard College as the supervisor for Kosher food services and teaching in a Sunday program in Bergen County. He has been giving a public weekly shiur on Navi for a number of years, which appears on yutorah.org, and he lectures in a number of programs in his local district and at Block and Hexter summer camp in the Poconos.