Adir Yolkut is a 5th year Rabbinical Student at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles, California. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Adir spent his college years at List College, the joint program between the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University where he received degrees in both Talmud and American History. In between college and rabbinical school, Adir was a staff member on Nativ, the Conservative movement's gap-year program in Israel where he also studied at the Conservative Yeshivah. Adir believes in taking Torah to the people which he accomplished by teaching Torah in exotic locales such as Siberia and El Salvador. In his spare time, Adir is an avid St. Louis sports fan, begrudging runner, and loves a good science fiction show.