About Us

Our Student Leadership

Dan Jutan founded CBMA with Rabbi Reuven Travis and serves as our Student Coordinator and webmaster. He graduated from Atlanta Jewish Academy in 2017, where he had his start creating weekly parasha videos with Ezra Blaut. Passionate about Torah education, he teaches regularly at Kehilat Ohr HaTorah and New Toco Shul. He is a Computer Science major at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he researches and works on various projects in the Digital Humanities Lab and serves on Chabad’s Leadership Team. A budding writer, his work has been published at The Lehrhaus. He studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion, is interested in the intersection between interactive technology and Jewish studies, and runs way too many WhatsApp groups.

Shaun Regenbaum serves as our shoel u’meshiv and graphics designer. He graduated from Atlanta Jewish Academy in 2017 and went on to spend a year at Yeshivat Birkat Moshe in Maaleh Adumim. There he immersed himself in the Israeli environment and learned Torah in Hebrew at the highest level under the mentorship of Rav Chaim Sabato. Shaun is currently a sophomore at Georgia Tech, where he majors in Applied Physics and is engaged in numerous research projects in statistics and bioinformatics. As a Yavneh Fellow, he is passionate about improving the Jewish undergraduate experience, and he runs the website and social media platforms for Yavneh on Campus. He’s a dynamic, creative thinker that loves to ask and answer questions. He and Dan are cofounders of a Jewish Studies Digital Humanities undergraduate lab at Georgia Tech.

Our Teachers

CBMA is proud to host some of Atlanta’s greatest luminaries of Jewish thought.

Shlomo Pill

Rosh Beit Midrash

Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Pill is a senior lecturer at Emory Law School, and senior fellow and associate director of law and Judaism at Emory’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion, where his work focuses on Jewish and Islamic law, religious liberty and U.S. law for clergy and religious organizations. He is director of Congregation Kol Yisrael Atlanta, has written an upcoming book on the methodology of the Aruch HaShulchan, and has recently been recognized by Atlanta Jewish Time’s 40 under 40. Rabbi Pill teaches a class on Hilchot Tzedaka (laws of charity) every Wednesday night at CBMA.

Reuven Travis

Executive Director

Over the past twenty years, Rabbi Reuven Travis taught in every grade from second through high school and has crafted curriculum on a wide range of topics, including Jewish Law, Bible, Jewish history, Zionism and the Shoah, Israel advocacy, American history and civics, and African-American history. He holds a master’s degree in teaching from Mercer University and a master’s in Judaic studies from Spertus College. He received his rabbinic ordination in 2006 from Rabbi Michael J. Broyde, dean of the Atlanta Torah MiTzion Kollel. Rabbi Travis leads a discussion group on Jeremiah every Sunday night at CBMA.

Michael Broyde

Lecturer

Rabbi Broyde is Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law and a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. His primary areas of interest are law and religion, Jewish law and ethics, and comparative religious law. He received a juris doctor from New York University and published a note on the law review. He clerked for Judge Leonard I. Garth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In 2019, he will be visiting at Stanford Law School, teaching Jewish Law. Rabbi Broyde teaches a topic-based halakha class every Sunday night at CBMA.