Rabbi Dr. Jeff (Ari) Montanari the executive director of Jewish Community Services with operations in Los Angeles and Orange County, California. He is also the commander of the Kevin Dobson Memorial, Jewish War Veterans of the USA Post 420, legacy Post 680 and Jr. Vice Commander of the JWV Department of California. A U.S. Coast Guard ACS Chaplain, Police Chaplain, and Vice Commander of American Legion Post 420. A founding member of the Kevin Dobson memorial Food To Life Program serving thousands of fresh meals to seniors and veterans since Pesach 2020. Ari, an author, discusses issues between religious faiths in defense of Judaism. He is a graduate of Regent University and Yeshiva Pirchei Shoshanim and the YPS Italy & West Coast Director, including an endorsed military Orthodox Jewish chaplain with the Orange County Sheriff's Department. Ari is also a blogger with The Times of Israel, The Jerusalem Post, Arutz Sheva 7 and is active in the research of Jewish historical sites in Europe. He is also a Jewish War Veteran and a member of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER). Associate Rabbi at Congregation Pirchei Shoshanim, Mission Viejo, California and a distributor of Torah with Mamash of Milan, Italy. For more information visit www.ypsshul.com
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