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Rabbi Gustavo Kraselnik is the spiritual leader of the Congregation Kol Shearith Israel in Panama since 2002, and is the executive director of the Panamanian Jewish Congress. He is also a member of the Interfaith Committee of Panama. He is coauthor of the book Parashah Commentaries (Notes from the weekly Torah readings), and has published several articles in major newspapers on current topics related to Judaism. Gustavo was ordained by the Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano, in 1996 and served as rabbi of the Jewish Community of El Salvador from 1996 until 2002. He graduated in business administration from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Gustavo participated in the program "Senior Educators" at The Melton Centre for Jewish Education from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and has been professor of rabbinical literature at the University Jose Simeon Cañas (UCA) in El Salvador, and professor of Jewish studies at the University Santa Maria La Antigua (USMA) in Panama. Gustavo is from Argentina, is married, and has one son. He is a Fellow of the sixth class of the Central America Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.