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Yoni Nouriel

Yoni Nouriel was born and raised in Boston, MA and went to Maimonides school. After graduating he made aliya and studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion. During his years in yeshiva, he served in the IDF’s Field Intelligence unit and earned his B.Ed from Herzog College. Yoni is currently completing his Master’s thesis on religious coeducation in Israel as a fellow in the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at Hebrew University. He teaches at Yeshivat Chorev and Yeshivat Orayta. He lives with his wife Avigayil Unterberg in Jerusalem, and they are raising their first Sabra, Elan Yehoshua.

The Nazir and the Priest

Yoni Nouriel examines an episode in the Talmud where Shimon Ha-Tzadik describes his encounter with an impure Nazir.