Rabbi Ari Shishler
Rabbi Ari Shishler is the Rabbi of Chabad of Strathavon, a fast-growing Chabad centre in Sandton, South Africa’s business hub. Rabbi Shishler is the learning director at the central Chabad House of Johannesburg and has taught at the Torah Academy High School for 15 years.
Rabbi Shishler’s weekly classes on Jewish spirituality attract upward of 100 attendees. He also lectures on Jewish history, personal growth, Kabbalah and Talmud. He has also lectured in the USA, UK and Israel. A sampling of Rabbi Shishler’s classes is available on Chabad.org.
A passionate teacher, Rabbi Shishler co-hosts weekly radio shows that examines the spiritual perspective on current events on Johannesburg’s Jewish radio station, ChaiFM. He has appeared many times as a radio guest on South Africa’s popular 702 and SAFM stations as well as on a wide range of TV documentaries on Judaism.
Rabbi Shishler writes a regular column in South Africa’s monthly Jewish Life Magazine and his articles have appeared on Chabad.org and in the Jewish Report, Jewish Observer and Nshei Chabad publications. You can read some of his articles on his blog: www.rabbishishler.blogspot.com or follow his spiritual escapades on Twitter (@Rabbishish).
Rabbi Ari Shishler is married to Naomi and they are blessed with seven beautiful children.
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