What is Bitcoin?

Learn about the history of the world’s first digital currency. How did we get from Shekels to Bitcoin?

How Does it Work?

Blockchain, mining, signatures, digital wallets; all of these complex technical matters explained in plain words.

Is it Money?

What is money? Gold? Silver? Paper? How are 1’s and 0’s on the computer money?

Is it Kosher?

Does using Bitcoin fit in with Jewish laws and ethics? What is the Jewish view on Bitcoin?

Bring the Bitcoin Rabbi to Present to your Group

Bring The Bitcoin Rabbi to your Jewish organization to share all of this information in a fun and educational way. In one hour, listeners will get a crash course lesson about the history of money, money in Judaism, Bitcoin, and a view of the digital future. Some will even get to go home with some FREE Bitcoin!



Rabbi Michael Caras

The Bitcoin Rabbi

Rabbi Caras studied Jewish law and ethics at Yeshiva Ohr Tmimim in Kfar Chabad, Israel. He currently lives in Albany, NY where he teaches both Judaism and technology classes at a Maimonides Hebrew Day School.

Since 2017, he has been researching Bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency. In early 2019 he released his book, ​Bitcoin Money: A Tale of Bitville Discovering Good Money.​

It has been praised by industry leaders as an excellent introduction into the world of cryptocurrency, teaching both children and adults about the basic ideas of Bitcoin.

He has been featured on many cryptocurrency news sites such as The World Crypto Network, Bitcoinist.com, and the BlockTV.

Listen to The Bitcoin Rabbi on the ``Noded Podcast``

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