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A board certified physician in Internal Medicine & Geriatrics, Rabbi Dr. Glassman taught clinical geriatrics at both Harvard and Tufts Medical Schools in Boston after his fellowship in geriatrics in Boston.
Prior to medical specialization, he studied at Yeshiva Shalom Rav in Tzfat, he served in the IDF medical corps as a lieutenant deep in the Negev. and served as the chief house physician in a continuous care retirement community in Hod HaSharon, Israel.
This was followed by a directorship
in clinical diabetes research at
Hadassah Ein Kerem University Medical Center in Jerusalem. And, while in Jerusalem, he trained as a certified mohel by
Rabbi Yehuda Giat of Mercaz HaRav.
He received rabbinical ordination from
Rabbi Dovid Shochet of Toronto, after having been taught by Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm at Yeshivas Hilchos Olam.
Rabbi Dr. Glassman writes for, and has appeared in several features in OU, Hidabroot, Baltimore Jewish Times, Jewish Advocate, the NJ Jewish Link, and The Jewish Journal, among others for his work in integrative and preventive geriatrics. Additionally, he was recently featured on USA Today, the cover of Ami Magazine and on i24 News for his work fighting for the rights of older and frail patients in the state of New Jersey.
Rabbi Dr. Wilbur is currently a practicing pediatrician at Leumit clinics in the Binyamin Regional Council. Once a week he teaches medical ethics at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and every other week, at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Yehuda Wilbur is a graduate of Yeshiva of South Shore and Mesivta Ateres Yaakov. He studied in Bais Yisroel and Mir in Israel, completed an undergraduate degree in Queens College and earned his M.D. at the Sackler School of Medicine in Israel in 2006.
Rabbi Dr. Wilbur is a trained mohel and sofer and a volunteer for Zaka search and rescue in the Jerusalem region.
He serves as coordinator of the Jewish Medical Ethics Elective in Sackler School of Medicine American Program since 2017 and Director of the Horizon Track in Jewish Medical Ethics in Technion American Medical School Program. Additionally, he organizes monthly Shabbatons for Sackler and Technion medical students.
Rabbi Dr. Wilbur was recently featured in the Jerusalem Post for his efforts to make the Tzfat dream into a reality for American Jewish retirees.