Dr. Zeev Dashevsky is the senior lecturer and President of the Machanaim Center, operating in Jerusalem and Moscow. A graduate of Odessa University and the Moscow Academy of Sciences, he also has a doctorate in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. He achieved his Master Studies in Talmud at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where he went on to be a lecturer in Jewish Heritage studies. Since 1990 Dr. Dashevsky has been a leader and teacher of religion and spirituality in the Russian Federation, Ukraine and Israel. In 1992 Dr. Dashevsky received an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University. He lives in Israel with his wife and 8 children.