Robert has a rich background in Judaism having been raised in an observant Jewish home; and his mother, being of a Sephardic lineage, offered him the best of both worlds. Robert is an avid researcher of the Hebrew Roots of the Book of Mormon. Besides having a degree in Mathematics and an MBA he has spent many years studying the Hebrew language and culture. He was schooled in the Talmud and several esoteric disciplines of the Jewish people. Then later finding the Book of Mormon, which he recognized as a Jewish book, converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He says. "I feel that the Book of Mormon unseals the knowledge of the prophets in the Old Testament."