Rabbi Shmuel Klatzkin is a member of the Author's Board and the Editorial Board of the Jewish Learning Institute, a group providing sophisticated adult Jewish education in more than 120 locations around the world. He helps to translate and edit DVDs of talks of the Lubavitcher Rebbe for Jewish Educational Media, and he is a contributing editor to Wellsprings, a journal of Chassidic thought.

Rabbi Klatzkin was ordained at Hebrew Union College, received his doctorate in medieval Jewish philosophy from Brandeis University, and has studied rabbinic and Chassidic thought in tradional settings with such scholars as Rabbis Adin Steinsaltz and Yitzchak Ginsburgh. He serves as Associate Rabbi of Chabad of Greater Dayton and director of Project Maimonides.