Rabbi Elchanan Nir
Born in Jerusalem in 1979, Rav Elchanan studied at Yeshivat Merkaz Ha-Rav, Yeshivat Mitzpeh Ramon, and Siach Yitzhak, where he has been a staff member since 2004.
Rav Elchanan is the author of the books Im Ratz Libcha - Spirituality and Holiness in Daily Life (Yedioth Books, 2011), A Jew at Night - a journey into the dreams of R. Nachman of Braslav (Yedioth Books, 2017), as well as three books of poetry that were published by Hakibbutz Hameuchad, for which he received the Prime Minister’s Award for Artistic Creation. He is also an editor of the Makor Rishon Shabbat supplement.
Rav Elchanan lives in Jerusalem with his wife and three young children.