Rabbi Dr. Shalom Berger serves as the Senior Content Editor for the new Steinsaltz Talmud Bavli, and his daily essay on the Daf Yomi based on the Steinsaltz Hebrew Talmud appears at http://www.steinsaltz.org/On_Todays_Daf.php(link is external). He has extensive experience in both formal and informal educational settings, having taught and held administrative positions in day schools in the United States and post-high school programs in Israel, as well as educational director in American summer camps. His doctoral dissertation, which focused on gap-year Israel study, was published as part of Flipping Out?Myth or Fact: The Impact of the “Year in Israel." When he is not involved in Talmud study, Rabbi Berger serves as Director of E-Communities at the Lookstein Center, part of the School of Education in Bar-Ilan University. He initiated the Lookjed listserv that connects thousands of Jewish educators across the globe, and is Founding Editor of Jewish Educational Leadership, the Center's professional journal.