Rabbi Mordechai Becher, originally from Australia, is a Senior Lecturer for the Gateways Organization and an instructor in Jewish History at Yeshiva University. Previously he taught at Yeshivat Ohr Somayach and Neve Yerushalayim College in Jerusalem for 15 years and served in the Israel Defense Forces rabbinate. Rabbi Becher received his Rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem and was a Rabbi in Toronto for four years. He received his Master’s in Medieval Jewish History from the Bernard Revel Graduate School at Yeshiva University. Rabbi Becher has answered thousands of questions on AskTheRabbi.org and gives a Talmud class on the Jewish Broadcasting Network. His latest book, Gateways To Judaism, is now in its eighth printing. Rabbi Becher has led tours of Israel, China, Africa, and Europe and has taught in Canada, USA, England, Israel, South Africa, Australia, and Russia.