Rabbi Nachman Kahana

Rav Nachman Kahana is a Torah scholar, author, teacher and lecturer.

Founder and Director, Center for Kohanim, 1985-Current

Co-founder of the Temple Institute

Co-founder of Atara Leyoshna – Ateret Kohanim

Rabbi of Chazon Yechezkel Synagogue – Young Israel of the Old City of Jerusalem for 32 years

Proponent of the restoration of the Sanhedrin

Head of Chief Rabbi Harav Goren’s Kollel (3 years)

Teacher of Talmud in various yeshivot

Assistant to the Minister for Religious Affairs (1970-72)

Literary editor and translator for the Torah Education Department of the World Zionist Organization

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Rabbi Kahana’s Personal Aliyah Story

Rabbi Kahana shares his personal aliyah story and some of his family’s experiences, and also talks about what it means for Jews to be living in Israel today.


Spiritual Insights regarding the Holy Temple

Rabbi Kahana shares his spiritual insights on the Holy Temple and the Temple Mount from a Torah perspective with Rabbi Chaim Richman of The Temple Institute.