Rabbi Gedaliah Druinwas born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where he received his B.A. from The University of Oklahoma in psychology, sociology and philosophy. He was the science curator and supervisor of education at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. He received his M.A. from The University of Oklahomain philosophy - the spiritual and ethical development of mankind and completed his philosophy coursework and dissertation research for his Ph.D. He also taught Philosophy at the Santa Rosa College in California.In Israel, he managed a farm and later spent seven years learning in various Yeshivot and Kollels. He has been a teacher of Judaism, Israel and Ashkenazi and Sepharadi traditions in diverse institutions at the elementary, high school and university level. He worked with youth movements and summer camps providing focused informal Jewish education. He returned to the USA to care for aging parents and studied and qualified as a Sofer STa"M. Today, Rabbi Druin travels the world as a master scribe restoring scrolls back to their original glory, and lecturing on the wisdom and wonders of the Torah, its making and letters. He inspires audiences of all ages with his unique and clear way of transforming ancient traditions into lively and exciting relevant lessons.