Rabbi Natan Sflifkin
Natan Slifkin (born 25 June 1975 in Manchester, England), is the “Zoo Rabbi.” Rabbi Slifkinleft England to continue his studies in the Medrash Shmuel yeshiva and Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem.
He now lives with his family in Ramat Beit Shemesh, where he teaches at Yeshivat Lev HaTorah. Slifkin has a Master’s degree in Judaic Studies from the Lander Institute in Jerusalem, and is studying for his doctorate in Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University.
Slifkin explores traditional rabbinic perspectives in his books and discusses how they may relate to issues of interest to modern science. Slifkin is the author of numerous books dealing with the Torah, science and zoology.
His blog: http://zootorah.blogspot.com/