About Avi Mandel

Avi Mandel grew up in beautiful Ginot Shomron in Israel. After completing high school, Avi enrolled in a Hesder Yeshiva where he combined Jewish studies with service in the IDF.

Avi moved to Jerusalem where he studied towards a career in Jewish education. He completed his BA at Herzog College before earning his Master’s degree from the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators in Jerusalem.

Avi and his wife Erika currently live in New Jersey with their two sweet young children. Their heart is in Jerusalem.

Avi loves playing music, hiking, and learning new ideas. He enjoys grappling with meaningful questions and challenges!