Judah Kerbel is studying for semikha at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is also pursuing an M.A. in medieval Jewish history at Yeshiva University's Bernard Revel Graduate School and a certificate of completion in mental health counseling from RIETS/Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. He received a B.A. in Jewish studies and psychology from the University of Maryland. He learned at Yeshivat Har Etzion. Judah currently serves as the rabbinic intern at Young Israel of Plainview.