Rabbi Bentzion Kravitz

Rabbi-Kravitz-Bentzion_111611-584Bentzion Kravitz an acknowledged authority on Judaism and Christian polemics, is the founder of Jews for Judaism International.

A highly sought after speaker, Rabbi Kravitz has appeared on both television and radio and has lectured extensively throughout the United States, the former Soviet Union, South Africa, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and Israel. His programs have been enthusiastically received by all denominations of Judaism. With over 35 years of experience, he has one of the highest success records in the Jewish community for counseling Jews involved in cults and fundamentalist missionary groups.

Rabbi Kravitz has successfully published many articles and videos and is the author of the highly acclaimed booklet, The Jewish Response To Missionaries. There are currently more than 360,000 copies of the booklet in print in nine languages; English, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Persian and Chinese.

He is the 2011 recipient of the Cohon Award for his outstanding work contributing to Jewish Unity

Born in 1954 in New York, Rabbi Kravitz attended the University of Texas in Austin, majoring in communications and went on to earn his degree from the Rabbinical College of America.

Rabbi Kravitz is a Police Chaplain and Advanced Critical Incident Counselor, as well as a Reserve officer and a Peace Officers Safety and Standards certified firearms instructor. His hobbies include martial arts, scuba diving, skiing and guitar.

He and his wife Dvora, a licensed therapist and credentialed Educational Therapist, reside in Los Angeles and are the parents of six children and twelve grandchildren.