Simon Kofman, or better known as Shlomo Yitzchak, is a 22 year old rising junior and multi faith activist at New York University, majoring in Politics Rights and Development and minoring in Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Public Policy and Management. Prior to attending NYU, Shlomo graduated SAR High School and then studied for two years at Yeshvat Oratyta in the Old City of Jerusalem. As the founder of the Aish Kodesh Chabura, Shlomo offers weekly lectures on Jewish identity, Jewish mysticism and Jewish philosophy.
Shlomo is also an active member of the VISION movement which seeks to decolonize Jewish Identity, further Jewish Liberation and foster grassroots dialogue between West Bank Jews and Palestinians in Israel, serving as the VISION representative to the 2020 World Zionist Congress. Shlomo is also active in Kol Hanearim, an organization that organizes summer camps and yearlong programming for over 2,500 at-risk youth at its partner children's homes in Israel by bringing American high school volunteers to Israel for the summer to live in and volunteer inside youth group homes/orphanages for Israeli youth at risk.
To get involved with either VISION, The Aish Kodesh Chabura, Kol Hanearim or to bring Shlomo into speak, please email: Simon.Kofman@gmail.com