Aaron Wildavsky grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis in 2017 with a degree in Political Theory, he made aliyah and served as a squad commander in the IDF's Combat Engineering Corps.
Upon completing his service, he returned to New York, where he attended the YCT-Maharat Joint Beit Midrash Program and worked as a financial restructuring consultant before beginning semikha in Fall 2021.
Aaron has studied at the Tikvah Fund's Summer Institute, the Drisha Summer Kollel, and the Conservative Yeshiva, and is a 2021-2022 Machon Siach Graduate Fellow. He is passionate about facilitating joyous religious experiences and serious Torah study for Jews from a wide range of backgrounds.