Rabbi Marcelo Polakoff
Rabbi Polakoff is currently the rabbi of the Israeli Union Center of Cordoba, Argentina. He received his B.A. in International Relations from the University of Belgrano, Buenos Aires and M.A. in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of the Melton Senior Educators Program Center of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was a professor of Talmud and Halacha in the Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano Marshall T. Meyer for over 10 years until 2011. Since 2004, he represents the Latin American Jewish Congress and is co-chair of the Interfaith Committee for Peace (COMIPAZ). He is the president of the Latin American Rabbinical Assembly since 2010.