Rabbi Ayal Robkin holds a B.A. in Jewish Studies from the University of Maryland and a Masters in Religious Education from the University of Pennsylvania. After serving in the IDF, Ayal completed the Pardes Educators Program as well as Semikha through Rabbis Danny Landes, Zalman Nechemya Goldberg and Shuki Reich. He subsequently taught at the Chicagoland Jewish High School and spent one year in a Post-Rabbinic fellowship at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah. Ayal lives in Brooklyn, NY and teaches Talmud, Tanach, Tikkun Middot, The Psychology of Chassidut and Jewish/Mindfulness Meditation at the Abraham Joshua Heschel High School in Manhattan, NY. At BCI 2019, Rabbi Ayal Robkin taught the Tikkun Middot (Ethical character philosophy) track in the Beit Midrash.