Rabbi Fischer Rabbi Fischer was born and raised in New York City.  During adolescence, he was drawn to a stronger commitment to Jewish tradition, eventually earning rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University-Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.  At the same time he earned a BA in English Literature from Yeshiva University, and an MA in English Literature from New York University.  He has served communities in the US, Canada and Israel as a rabbi, teacher and cantor.  Using the name Arthur J. Fischer, he has acted and directed for Jerusalem community theaters, and has also appeared in a number of films made for the ultra-Orthodox community. Hebrew Rabbi Fischer has long been fascinated by the Hebrew language in all its phases.  Since 1986 he and his family have lived in Israel.  He teaches in a number of educational frameworks, working with students to master the Hebrew language (from Scriptural to Modern), Biblical text and commentaries, and Jewish history, observance and philosophy. Family Avraham/Arthur is married to Cheryl, and they live with three of their six children (three are married) in Bet Shemesh, Israel. Avraham is a Hebrew teacher, actor and editor, having recently edited Cup of Salvation. 

Professional Degrees & Experience: MA in English Literature from New York University, and rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University.
“I have worked with Rabbi Fischer in the area of Hebrew teaching for several years, and his deep knowledge of the details and subtleties of Hebrew grammar are impressive. He is also a master at curriculum writing. I am confident he could design a program for your students that would provide a thorough introduction to the Hebrew language. ~ political writer and teacher, David Benkof
Rabbi Fischer will be teaching Biblical Hebrew as well as Hebrew History, Culture and Conversations for True North Homeschool Academy, live on-line from Israel! You can purchase both classes in a bundle for even greater savings! These classes are designed for students ages 12-99; perfect for those who are eager to read and understand the Bible in a deeper and more personal way.