Rabbi Donny Besser teaches Gemara and Halacha at Ma’ayanot in Teaneck, New Jersey, where he also serves as the Judaic Studies Enrichment Coordinator and as a Mashpia. He helped edit the Masoret HaRav Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah machzorim and a Birkon, whose commentaries incorporate insights of Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik. Rabbi Besser joined the Ma’ayanot faculty in 2005, prior to which he practiced law at Kaye, Scholer for six years. He earned his semicha from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.