Want to keep up some of the Jewish learning that you did through the semester? Well here’s your chance.

We have created our International Summer Learning program, especially for you. With prominent speakers from Israel, UK and USA, you can hear their words of wisdom and stay inspired through the summer.

The seminars are hosted online so you will also get a chance to meet other Olami students from around the world.



Rabbi Gavriel Friedman, Aish HaTorah, Jerusalem.


Rabbi YY Rubenstein, Yeshivas Sh’or Yoshuv


Rabbi Lawrence Hajioff, JEC, New York.



Don’t forget, the sessions are hosted online so whether you’re in a café, on the train at home or by the beach, you are invited to join us.

To join the seminar via Zoom, click here.


Rabbi Gavriel Friedman

Originally from New York, Rabbi Gavriel Friedman has spent the last decade studying and teaching in various Yeshivot throughout Jerusalem. He is currently teaching at Aish HaTorah Jerusalem, where his lectures highlight the entire gamut of Aish programs, including the Discovery Seminar, Jerusalem Fellowships, Executive Learning Center, and more. An up-and–coming star of the Jewish speaking circuit, Rabbi Friedman has lectured in dozens of cities around the globe, including Johannesburg, London, Montreal, and across the East Coast of the United States. Rabbi Friedman’s charisma captivates audiences of all ages and inspires men and women across the Jewish spectrum. His unique ability to present Torah concepts in an intriguing yet entertaining fashion leaves his audiences thirsting for more. Rabbi Friedman currently resides in the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem, with his wife and children.

Rabbi YY Rubenstein

Rabbi YY is one of the most sought after speakers in the Jewish world. He is a regular Broadcaster on National TV and Radio in the UK and has written and presented shows for the BBC. The “Independent” Newspaper cited him along with Tony Blair’s Mentor, as among five people in the UK to turn to for advice. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth has declared herself a fan of Rabbi YY’s Broadcasts saying, “He’s awfully good!”

Rabbi Lawrence Hajioff

Rabbi Hajioff received his degree in Economics from Manchester University in England. After working for MTV and European Business News along with moonlighting as a Jewish stand-up comedian, Rabbi Hajioff traveled to Jerusalem to study at Yeshiva. Following that he returned to London to help establish the Jewish Learning Exchange, now a thriving Jewish educational center in London. Rabbi Hajioff received rabbinical ordination from Ohr Somayach in Monsey. In his spare time he works for NY State with recovering Jewish teens and young adult drug addicts, and is an adjunct professor at Stern College. He is now the educational director of the Jewish Enrichment Center, where he teaches and counsels many of the attendees. Rabbi Lawrence has performed 25 weddings of JEC attendees over the past 7 years he has been working at the JEC.