Rabbi Ilay Ofran
Co-Director of Rikmah
Rabbi Ilay Ofran is the Rav of Kvutzat Yavneh, and founder and joint head of Mechinat Ruach Hassadeh, a pre-military Jewish academy for boys, located in Kibbutz Beerot Yitzhak. He is a graduate of Yeshivat Kibbutz HaDati in Maaleh Gilboa and of the Beit Midrash in Beit Morasha, and received his Semicha from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Rav Ofran is a Psychologist, and has a degree in Talmud from Bar Ilan University. He is a teacher in Tzahali and at the Yaakov Herzog College, and serves as Director of Rikmah: YCT’s Beit Midrash for Rabbinic Leadership in Israel.