Teacher: Rabbi Ken Spiro
Rabbi Ken Spiro, one of the best known rabbis in Christian circles, launched the Jewish History channel for Root Source in January 2015.
In addition to speaking in churches around the world, Rabbi Ken has appeared on many radio and television programs, including BBC Radio and TV, the National Geographic Channel, the History Channel, Channel 4 England, and Arutz Sheva-Israel National Radio.
Ken’s quick-paced, humorous style catches and keeps an audience’s interest; his ability to explain deep concepts clearly makes an impact that lasts long after the presentation.
Born and raised in the U.S. Rabbi Ken Spiro has lived in Israel since 1982. He served in the IDF and currently lives in Givat Zeev with his wife and five children. Rabbi Spiro is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher for Aish HaTorah Discovery Seminars and JerusalemU. In addition, he is a licensed tour guide from the Israel Ministry of Tourism.
Rabbi Spiro graduated from Vassar College with a BA in Russian Language and Literature and did graduate studies at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow. He has an MA in History from The Vermont College of Norwich University and Rabbinic Ordination from Yeshiva Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem.
He is the author of Crash Course in Jewish History published by Targum Press, and WorldPerfect – The Jewish Impact on Civilization published by HCI books. Go to www.kenspiro.com for more information.