Rabbi Moshe Walter
Rabbi Moshe Walter serves as the Rav of Woodside Synagogue Ahavas Torah and is the executive director of the Vaad HaRabbanim of Greater Washington.
Rabbi Walter is a musmach of Yeshivas Yitzchok Elchanan of Yeshiva University, and subsequently spent close to a decade learning in various Kollellim in Yerushalayim, with the bulk of the time at the Mir Yeshiva. During that period Rabbi Walter received Semichah as well from two prominent Halachic authorities, Harav Mattisyahu Deutsch, Rav of Ramat Shlomo, Yerushalayim, and Harav Yisroel Ganz, Rav in Bayit V’Gan and Mattesdorf neighborhood’s of Yerushalayim.
Rabbi Walter is the author of two books of Jewish Law, The Making of a Halachic Decision- A Comprehensive Guide and Analysis to Halachic rulings published by Menucha publishers and is available by clicking here, and The Making of a Minhag, the Laws and parameters of Jewish customs, published by Feldheim publishers. The latter book is scheduled to be released in January of 2017.
Rabbi Walter has also published articles in the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society, Dialogue and Hakira. He is the founder, editor, and a regular contributor to the Bulletin of the Vaad HaRabbanim of Greater Washington, a biannual compendium dedicated to contemporary halachic and hashkafic issues pertaining to the Yamim Tovim, and other important communal matters.
Rabbi Walter can be reach at 301-770-0078 ext 2