HaChodesh

The Torah, Archaeology & History Magazine

Barnea Levi Selavan, Rabbi
CoDirector

...native of Chicago, Illinois, worked in public relations for many years, primarily for the Jerusalem Reclamation Project in the Old City of Jerusalem. He received rabbinic ordination from the late Rabbi Y. Ruderman of the Ner Israel College in Baltimore and from the Hebrew Institute of California. Rabbi Selavan is a sought-after lecturer as well as a successful tour guide and educator. He specialises in Jerusalem’s Old City and the Western Wall excavations, and is the author of the successful book, “Tzaddik's Guide to Jerusalem's Old City.” Selavan also serves as co-host of LandMinds - an internet radio show on Israel National Radio (Arutz 7). He lives in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem with his wife and children.
David Willner, MA Ed
CoDirector
...formerly of Los Angeles, grew up on the fringe of Hollywood. He earned an MA Ed from Loyola Marymount University, specialising in Marriage Family and Child Counselling, and has worked extensively in informal Jewish education. Willner, who studied at the Hebrew  of California, has directed programs and projects for NCSY, JCCA, the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, and the Jewish Agency in Israel. He has taught both in Israel and the Diaspora. The founder of Mountain High Productions, a company providing graphic design work and media consulting services, he brings a wealth of experience in media and education to Foundation Stone's ongoing activities. Willner also serves as co-host of LandMinds - an internet radio show on Israel National Radio (Arutz 7).He lives in Efrat with his wife and children.
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