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Meisharim's Story

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Who We Are

Rabbi Barry Kornblau is Meisharim's founder. A graduate of Yale and a former Wall Street computer programmer, he was ordained by Yeshiva University's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS). He served as a community rabbi for two decades and helped to lead American Orthodoxy at the Rabbinical Council of America for a dozen years. His advocacy work has shown significant results.

Meisharim is nurtured and supported by by its founding, ongoing discussion group including, among others, Rabbis Yosef Blau, Ezra Schwartz, and Jeremy Wieder of RIETS.

Additional supporters include Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt, Miriam Gedwiser, Rabbi Steven GotlibRabbi Scott KahnRabbi Judah KerbelEvonne MarzoukRabbi Dr. Alex Ozar, Rabbi Dr. Shlomo PillDr. Malka Z. Simkovich, Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Sinenskyand Rabbi Eliyahu Teitz.

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