Rabbi Dovid Merling, a native of New York, has been the spiritual leader of Congregation Agudas Yisroel of Montreal for 23 years and has been the Executive Director of the Jewish Experience since 2007. In addition to his position on the Beis Din of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal, Rabbi Merling serves on the oversight rabbinic boards of the Montreal Community Mikveh and of Bais Yaakov D’Rav Hirshprung. Previously, Rabbi Merling served as the McGill University Hillel Rabbi and as the principal of Yeshiva Gedolah Merkaz Hatorah Tiferes Mordechai High School. His depth of knowledge, unique communication skills and vast experiences as a rabbi distinguishes Rabbi Merling as a remarkable educator and expert in outreach. He sets the example for others to follow through his dedication to family, community and the Jewish way of life.