Jewish seminar presenter Dr. Alexander “Sasha” Bolotnikov finished his Ph.D. from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds a MA in Hebrew and Biblical Languages from Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. Prior to earning his degree, he served as a professor at the Zaoksky University in Tula Oblast, Russia.
Raised in Communist Russia, he experienced discrimination from religious and civil communities because of his Jewish heritage. Through his study and research of ancient Biblical languages, Rabbinic sources and Scripture, he has explored the meaning of Messiah from both Jewish and Christian perspectives.
Bolotnikov resides in Battleground, Washington. He remains Director of the Shalom Learning Center in Florida while he is working to establish a branch of the Shalom Learning Center in the greater Portland metro region.