Josh Blaustein teaches in the Dr. Beth Samuels High School Program. He holds a BA in chemistry from Yeshiva University. He spent several years studying at Yeshivat Har Etzion, where he taught Gemara to Australian and South African students and received semikha from Rav Zalman Nechemiah Goldberg. Rabbi Blaustein has spent six years teaching high school Gemara, chemistry and physics at the Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville, MD, and was the Greater Washington region’s winner of the Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award for Excellence in Jewish Education in 2012. He currently teaches Talmud and halakhah at SAR High School.