Rabbi Yona Reiss, Esq.

Izzy Gold
December 22, 2021

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Rabbi Yona Reiss is the Sgan Av Beth Din of the Beth Din of America, and Av Beth Din of the Chicago Rabbinical Council.  He also serves as a Rosh Yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University.  Rabbi Reiss is a graduate of Yale Law School, where he served as senior editor of the Yale Law Journal, and worked as an associate for six years at the international law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He was previously the Max and Marion Grill Dean of RIETS, and prior to that he served as Director of the Beth Din of America.  Rabbi Reiss is a member of the editorial board of Tradition, and has published articles in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Law Journal.