Jeremy Wieder

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Jeremy Wieder (born February 1971) is a rosh yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University, located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. He holds the Gwendolyn and Joseph Straus Chair in Talmud.

Rabbi Wieder was one of the first Americans to win the International Bible Contest,[1] and later graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva College in 1991, and received an M.S. in American Jewish history from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies. In 2005, he received a PhD in Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. He is a resident of Teaneck, New Jersey.[2]

Rabbi Wieder has over 500 lectures on Judaism captured on media and available online.

Rabbi Wieder lives in Teaneck with his wife and two children.


  1. ^ Yair Rosenberg, ‘Jeopardy’ for Jews: Who Wants To Be the World’s Next Top Torah Scholar?, May 1, 2014, Tablet Magazine
  2. ^ Leichman, Abigail Klein. "Gathering of the gabbais", Jewish Standard, February 9, 2006. Accessed August 25, 2007. "Teaneck resident Rabbi Jeremy Wieder led the latter session."

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