Rabbi Avraham Nissanian
Rabbi Avraham Nissanian was born in Shiraz, Iran and grew up in Israel. He served as an officer for the Israel Defense Forces during the Yom Kippur War. Rabbi Nissanian came to America and married Siporah Simantov, who was born in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The Nissanians do Kiruv activities in the Israeli, Persian and Bukharian communities in Queens, New York and founded Eshel Avraham Organization, an outreach foundation that teaches and inspires Jewish people throughout the world.