Orthodox social activism
Seth Farber is an American-Israeli Orthodox rabbi, historian, and social activist. In 2002, Rabbi Farber founded ITIM. ITIM operates a free Assistance Center that helps 5,000 people each year navigate government bureaucracy on matters of Jewish life, particularly marriage and conversion, runs a government watchdog Advocacy Center, and oversees the Giyur K’Halacha Independent Conversion Program, an alternative to the state-authorized conversion program. Rabbi Farber received his PhD from Hebrew university and lives in Raanana with his wife and their five children.