Rabbi Shai Finkelstein was born in Israel, attended Yeshivat Shaalavim, served in the Artillery unit of the IDF and was ordained by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He is currently the Rabbi of Kehilat Nitzanim in Baka,Jerusalem and lectures in Pardes, OU Israel center, Matan and Yeshurun. He is also the senior editor of the Koren Mikraot Hadorot at Koren Publications. For the past 16 years he was the Rosh Kollel of Torah Mitzion and the Senior Rabbi of the Baron Hirsch Synagogue in Memphis TN, U.S.A . Rabbi Finkelstein also earned an MBA from the Fogelman School of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis.