Rabbi Zave Rudman was born in New York City and attended the Mirrer Yeshiva. He then travelled to Yerushalayim to study in the Chofetz Chaim Yeshiva under the direction of Rav Moshe Chait ZT”L, who remains a lasting influence on him and his family. He then studied under R’ Henoch Leibowitz ZT”L of Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim of Queens. In Yerushalayim he had the opportunity to study under Rabbi Eliezer Ploshinsky ZT”L and continues to study with Rav Moshe Shapiro Shlit”a. He received Semicha from tRav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg Shlit”a and the Chief Rabbinate. Rabbi Rudman earned a degree in Education from SUNY.
“In 1981 I decided to return to Yerushalayim. I was asked by Rabbi Granofsky Shlit”a and Rabbi Flom Z”L to join the staff of their start up Yeshiva- Or David. From then till now I have been involved in teaching, both in Yeshiva and Seminaries. I have had the Zechus to teach Torah in OR Dovid, Aish HaTorah, Ma’arava, BTI, Michlalah, Neve, Midreshet Tehila, Seminar, Maohr, Chedvas BY, and Tomer Devora. I also enjoy lecturing for Discovery Seminar. I have taught Gemarra, Navi, Machshava, Sfas Emes, Perek Shira, Jewish Business law, General Halacha, and Kashrus.”
Rabbi Rudman has participated in the preparation of the Shiras Devora edition of the Tur, written extensively on the Sfas Emes and published three volumes of his annotated works, and written a series on Chumash for Aish.com http://www.jewishpathways.com/course/chumash-themes . He has also published on Jewish law and medical ethics in the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society.
He is available to teach and lecture on the above topics and others. A special interest is the interface between Science and Torah.
Rabbi Rudman has a number of writing projects in the works, including a rewriting of R’ Tzadok’s work Poked Akarim in English. The opportunity to sponsor a work or part is available.
He and his wife Rachel (herself a beloved teacher and Mechanechet in many seminaries) live in Ramot.