Aaron L. Raskin


Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin, a dynamic and charismatic leader, hails from a long line of prominent rabbis. His grandfather, Rabbi Jacob J. Hecht, served as the official translator to the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

Rabbi Raskin came to Brooklyn Heights in September of 1988 to co-found Congregation B’nai Avraham and to serve as its spiritual leader. As an emissary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, he inspires his community, including many prominent judges, lawyers, doctors, and community leaders, with his elegant, and poignant ethical and spiritual guidance.

Many leading publications have profiled Rabbi Raskin, including National Geographic, The New York Times, and The Jerusalem Post.

Rabbi Raskin is the author of the following books: Letters of Light; A Mystical Journey Through the Hebrew Alphabet, By Divine Design: The Kabbalah of Large Small and Missing Letters in the Parshah, Guardian of Israel: Miracle Stories of Tefillin and Mezuzah, Thank you G‑d For Making Me a Woman, Parsha Mnemonics: Decoding the Number of Verses in the Torah Portion, and the co-author of The Rabbi & The CEO: The 10 Commandments for 21st Century Leaders.

Rabbi Raskin has spoken on five continents and teaches frequent classes on a variety of topics. More than 600 classes have been recorded and webcast on YouTube Jewish.TV, attracting thousands of viewers worldwide each week.

He, his wife Shternie, and their children live in Brooklyn Heights, NY.

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