Dr. Ephraim Book
Dr. Ephraim Book is a Torah Scholar who has delivered speeches and Torah lectures for various Jewish organizations.
After studying at Yeshiva University, Yeshivat Shaalvim and Mesivta Tiferet Jerusalem, Dr. Book earned his medical degree at Downstate Medical School followed by a fellowship and faculty position at Yale University School of Medicine.
An expert in diagnosing and treating skin cancer,
Dr. Book’s passion is to teach Torah.
Rabbi Yaacov Laredo
Rabbi Yaacov Laredo is a community leader in Florida and has inspired countless Jews with his engaging, warm and charismatic personality and teaching skills. Born in Montreal, Canada, Rabbi Laredo attended Yeshivat Mikdash Melech in Jerusalem, Israel and is a rabbinical graduate of the Jerusalem Kollel, led by Rabbi Yitzchak Berkowitz. He is also a certified and experienced Mohel and Shochet, and is diligently conducting and assisting in Jewish lifecycle events such as baby naming’s, circumcisions, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, weddings and end of life experiences.
Rabbi Laredo founded the Miami Torah Center, which provides engaging learning opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to expand themselves through the study of Torah. The Miami Torah Center organizes local consistent classes, special guest speakers and special events. Rabbi Laredo lectures internationally at schools, seminars, synagogues and various religious and social events, always leaving the attendees inspired and empowered. His most interesting topics include: believing in yourself, marital harmony, parenting skills, living an ethical and moral life, Talmudic concepts and Halacha applications.