Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth
Serves as the Rabbi of Ohel Ari Congregation in Ra’annana. Recently he founded with a few colleagues the new movement of “Beit Hillel – Tolerant Spiritual Leadership” and is the chairman of Beit Hillel. Rabbi Neuwirth served in the years 2007-2012 as the head of the overseas department director of Tzohar Rabbinical organization and the director of the “Tzohar Open Communities” project. Rabbi Neuwirth teaches at Matan HaSharon seminary in Raanana, He was a R”am in Yeshivat Hesder of Petach Tikva in the years 2006-2008 and also taught at Midreshet Orot Elkanna and Midreshet Aviv in Tel Aviv. Rabbi Neuwirth served in the years 2004-2006 as the Rabbi of Bnei Akiva of the U.S. and Canada.
This unique experience gave him the chance to work closely and educate Modern Orthodox youth in North America. Rabbi Neuwirth, combined his work as a rabbi and teacher with work as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for a hi-tech company. Rav Neuwirth served as a captain in the Israeli Navy Special Forces. He holds a Semicha from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and received a B.A. in Mathematics and computer science from the Bar Ilan University in Israel.