Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot is the Chair of the Department of Talmud and Rabbinics at SAR High School and is the Spiritual Leader of Congregation Netivot Shalom in Teaneck, NJ. He is a member of YCT’s faculty in the Department of Bible and Jewish Thought and is the convener of the department’s Yemei Iyun. Rabbi Helfgot was previously Director of the Judaic Studies Curriculum at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls. He is the author of Divrei Berakah U’Moed – Halkhic Essays on the Topics of Holidays and Blessings, and the editor of Community, Covenant, and Commitment: Selected Letters and Communications of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik and The YCT Companion to the Book of Samuel. In addition, he has served as editor of several journals.