Rabbi Elhanan Miller is founder of People of the Book, an initiative that harnesses the reach of social media to educate a younger generation of Arabs curious about Jewish faith and culture. A language specialist, he completed his BA (cum laude) and MA degrees in Middle East History and Islamic Studies at Hebrew University and has served as the Arab Affairs Reporter for The Times of Israel. He is a Jerusalem native and regularly comments on Israeli politics in international Arabic news channels including Al- Jazeera, BBC Arabic, Sky News Arabia, and Israel’s public broadcaster Kan. His opinion articles have appeared in The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
He has completed research on Palestinian politics as an Atkin Fellow at Kings College, London, and was the Richard Beeston scholar at the foreign desk of the London Times. Most recently, he served as the rabbi of the Jewish community in the Australian capital, Canberra, while studying for Orthodox rabbinic ordination at Beit Midrash Harel.