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Stephen Kraft

Dr. Stephen Kraft is staff ophthalmologist at the Hospital for Sick Children and University Health Network in Toronto, specializing in eye muscle disorders in children and adults. He is a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at University of Toronto.  He is a graduate of the Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto and a longtime member of Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am Synagogue. His passions include ancient history, biblical archaeology, and Bible studies.  He enjoys presenting interactive sessions linking science and the Bible. Recent topics he has presented at various forums include new insights on the timing and locations of Noah’s flood and the Garden of Eden, and locating the site of the Second Temple on the Temple Mount. His novel interpretation of the meaning of the Akedah (the narrative of the binding of Isaac) was published in Parchment magazine."