Rabbi / Dr. Aaron Glatt


Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD, MACP, FIDSA, FSHEA is the Associate Rabbi at the Young Israel of Woodmere. He has been giving a Daf Yomi shiur for over 30 years (available on YUTorah) and gives a weekly gemara be’iyun shiur, daily halacha shiurim including a daily on-line Dirshu Mishnah Brurah Yomi shiur (all 6 volumes are available online at OUTorah or on a data stick from the OU).  An international lecturer on medical and halachic issues, Rabbi Dr. Glatt has authored two seforim through ArtScroll: Visiting the Sick and Women in the Talmud, and is the Director of the Medical Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America.

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Rabbi Dr. Glatt is Chairman of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases / Hospital Epidemiologist at Mount Sinai South Nassau, and a full Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. A spokesperson for the Infectious Diseases Society of America, he recently received the prestigious 2020 NY American College of Physicians Laureate Award, was named a Master of the American College of Physicians, and was the recipient of a CDC’s Center for Global Health’s Excellence in Partnership Award for helping to make the Rosh Rashana pilgrimage to Uman as safe as possible.

A graduate of  Yeshiva University, he received his MD from Columbia University. The author of several hundred scientific journal articles, book chapters and presentations, he has served on editorial boards and as a reviewer for many prestigious journals. He has worked on many government, hospital, medical school and public health committees, and has been frequently interviewed by print, television and on-line media. Rabbi Dr. Glatt has been recognized by Jewish communities throughout the world for his expertise in navigating Covid-19 concerns

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