Rabbi Uri Etigson is on the faculty of Yeshivat Lev HaTorah in Israel. Rabbi Etigson received Semicha from RIETS, a BA in Philosophy from Yeshiva University, and an MA in Jewish Philosophy from Bernard Revel Graduate School. During his service in the IDF, Rabbi Etigson served as a hospital chaplain, giving support and encouragement to wounded soldiers. In his philosophy classes, Rabbi Etigson guides students into the depths of Jewish Thought with both rational and mystical perspectives. Rabbi Etigson is a licensed psychodrama therapist, and his compassion and insight aid many students in turning their year in Israel into a journey of profound personal growth.