Dayan Elimelech Vanzetta - Rav of Ahavas Yisrael
Dayan Elimelech Vanzetta learnt at leading Yeshivos in Israel, where he studied a number of different areas of Halachah, and was ordained by the Supreme Rabbinical Court of Israel as well as important contemporary Halachic Authorities, with whom he enjoys a particularly close relationship.
His roles as a Community Rabbi, Rosh Kollel, Rabbinical Judge and Secretary General of the Conference of European Rabbis have taken him to different countries in Europe and South America, where he was instrumental in establishing vital communal institutions and in further developing already existing ones.
Dayan Vanzetta enjoys a very close relationship with the Orthodox Jewish Community of Chile where he has worked with Chief Rabbi HaGaon Rav Yitzchak Shaked, Shlit”a, a disciple of the famous Ponevezher Rosh HaYeshivah HaRav Elozar Shach zt”l, for a decade.
In addition to his rabbinical studies, Dayan Vanzetta studied Economics, Politics and International Relations at the LSE, Law at the University of Milan (Italy), and is fluent in a number of different languages. Dayan Vanzetta is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
In September 2017 Dayan Vanzetta was appointed as the Rabbinical and Halachic authority for US Burial, working closely with the London Beth Din.
The Dayan lives in Edgware with his wife Rebbetzin Rochel and, B”H, their growing young family.