Rabbi Jonny Roodyn is a graduate of Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh and holds an honours degree in Government from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He studied for a number of years in the Mir Yeshiva and in the Jerusalem Kollel and was awarded a broad semicha by Rav Yitzchak Berkovits.
He is the Educational Director of Jewish Futures providing the organization with guidance both on educational strategy and implementation, he works on developing new initiatives and synergies and is the program coordinator for the Aleinu conference bringing together Rabbanim, Rebbetzins and Mechanchim from across the country.
He heads the Level Up department for Aish UK providing exciting and innovative opportunities for students and young professionals to continue their Jewish journey.
He is also the Educational Director of Klal Chazon, developing and delivering attractive, compelling and innovative educational experiences and opportunities for teenagers in the Charedi community and has over 1500 classes and talks online at TorahAnytime.com
He has led close to fifty JRoots journeys to Poland and has recently developed a series of Jewish journeys to sites of historical and cultural significance across the UK.
Rabbi Roodyn is the Rov of Finchley Federation Synagogue, a member of the Federation Beth Din’s acclaimed ShailaText team, answering questions in numerous areas of Halacha (Jewish Law and practice).