Rabbi Solomon lives in Baltimore with his wife and two little girls. He has taught all age levels and has a special affinity for the teen years. They are the future leaders and helping them on that journey is an honor and pleasure.
CTeen of Bedford, NY
Mrs Sara Wolf
Sara Wolf is the educational director at Chabad of Bedford. She has been involved in Jewish education for 18 years. She has taught at Park East Day School in NYC, and at Bi-Cultural Day School in Stamford. She currently is the director of the Chabad Hebrew School in Bedford, with 150 students enrolled. Sara is passionate about Jewish education and weaves Jewish spirituality and philosophy into all her class lessons.
CTeen of Bellevue, WA
Sholom Ber Elishevitz
Rabbi Elishevitz has been directing CTeen in Bellevue together with his wife Chaya for the past 11 years. Rabbi Elishevitz grew up in Brooklyn and spent his summers in camps in Russia, Ukraine, and other parts of Europe, spreading Judaism and teaching Torah to young children. Today, Sholom Ber spends many hours teaching youth in the local Jewish day school, teen learning classes in the local public school and tutoring. He looks forward to bringing the wonderful opportunity of CTeen U to our local teens!
CTeen of Boca Raton, FL
Rabbi Yossi Denburg
Rabbi Yossi Denburg returned to his native city of Boca Raton with his wife Shainy to establish CTeen there in 2015. He received his rabbinical ordination in 2011 from the Rabbinical College of America. He teaches the popular weekly Torah Talks class for teenagers.
CTeen of Bucks County, PA
Rabbi Chaim Shemtov
Born and raised In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Rabbi Chaim Shemtov received his Rabbinic Ordination In Jerusalem, Israel. Rabbi Chaim is passionate about spreading the joy and warmth of Judaism and has spent the past few years traveling to communities around the world to inspire and enrich the lives of those around him. Rabbi Chaim is currently the Director of Teen Programming for Chabad Lubavitch of Bucks County.
CTeen of Coachella Valley, CA
Mrs Chaya Posner
Chaya Posner has been mentoring teens for over three decades in diverse capacities including Director of a teen Camp, advisor, and classroom teacher. She participated in leadership and youth training both in the UK and US, and received her Teacher's Diploma and License from Beth Rivkah Seminary in New York. She serves as co-director of Chabad of Rancho Mirage, California. Along with event planning and teaching her popular classes for women, she has been directing CTeen in the Desert for over 10 years.
CTeen of Contra Costa
Rabbi Dovber Berkowitz
Rabbi Dovber Berkowitz is the Director of Chabad of Contra Costa and the Jewish Learning Institute of Contra Costa. He has led courses and classes for both adults and teens on a wide array of topics to varying audience groups.
CTeen of Cooper City, FL
Rabbi Adi Goodman
Rabbi Adi Goodman was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He received his Rabbinical ordination from Kollel Tiferet Menachem in Los Angeles, California. Together with his wife Malky and their six children, Rabbi Goodman has been serving the rabbinical and educational needs throughout South Florida since 2001. Rabbi Goodman is currently the Director of Jewish Life as Posnack Fischer High School, and Director of Chabad o Monterra. He is also the director of CTeen in Cooper City. Rabbi Adi has a reputation for teaching students the proper tools for a positive and energetic connection to Torah and Judaism.
CTeen of Fairfax, VA
Rabbi Shloime Adler
Rabbi Shloime Adler was born in Montreal and raised in Toronto Canada. He completed his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinical Yeshiva in Manalapan NJ. For nearly 10 years, Rabbi Adler has been educating middle schoolers and teens as the Youth Director at Chabad of Northern Virginia. At the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, Rabbi Adler was voted in as CTeen Director of the Year.
CTeen of Franklin Lakes, NJ
Rabbi Chanoch Kaplan is the spiritual leader and director of Chabad North West Bergen County for 20 years. Rabbi Kaplan has been teaching Torah to Jewish teens for over 10 years.
CTeen of Gloucester County, NJ
Rabbi Avi Richler
Rabbi Avi Richler is the Executive Director of Chabad of Gloucester County. A teacher at heart, Rabbi Richler has led youth programming around the globe, including Russia, Ukraine, the United States, South Africa, Canada, and England. With a blend of wisdom, humor, and wit, Rabbi Richler’s classes are sure to inspire his students and stimulate their curiosity.
CTeen of Hunterdon County, NJ
Rabbi Avraham Posner
Rabbi Avraham Posner is the Youth Director at Chabad of Hunterdon County. Born and raised in Boston, MA, Rabbi Posner received his rabbinical ordination from the Rabbinical College of America. He has vast experience working with university students, teens, and communities all over the world, including locations such as Australia and Africa. Rabbi Posner enjoys the energy and passion that teens bring to the table, and their willingness to try new things to make a positive difference in the world.
CTeen of Jamaica Estates, NY
Rabbi Shmuel Kogan
Rabbi Shmuel Kogan has always been passionate about Jewish education. He spent three years studying and completing his Rabbinical Ordination in Melbourne, Australia. He taught in and was principal of JIQ Boys High School. He has been directing summer camps for over 18 years. Currently, he is Director of Bukharian Chai Center, which provides cutting edge and innovative religious educational programs in Queens, NY.
CTeen of Longwood, FL
Rabbi Yanky Majesky
Born and raised in Crown Heights, New York, Rabbi Yanky Majesky developed a passion for teaching from a young age. He has taught at the Talmudic Seminary of Los Angeles, as well as many Jewish educational outreach programs in Los Angeles, Arizona, and New York. He has served as an associate Rabbi at Chabad Lubavitch of Midtown Manhattan, studying with and counseling the local businessmen on a daily basis. For the past 10 years, Rabbi Majesky has been the director of Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando. He services the cities of Sanford, Lake Mary and Longwood in central Florida with religious services, holiday programs, adult education, and social, humanitarian and educational programs for teens and children.
CTeen of Madison, WI
Rabbi Avremel Matusof
A Madison native, Rabbi Avremel Matusof received his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinic Talmudic College in NYC. Rabbi Avremel has traveled extensively to bring hope and direction to smaller communities, including: Namibia, Ghana, China, Dominica, and Kauai, Hawaii. In the summer of 2011, he returned to Madison to serve the growing professional and teen population of the area.
CTeen of Milwaukee, WI
Rabbi Avremi Schapiro
Rabbi Avremi Schapiro received his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinical College of America. For over a decade, Rabbi Schapiro has been the driving force in the growth of Chabad Lubavitch of Wisconsin?s robust youth programs. He is the director of Camp Gan Israel Milwaukee, Milwaukee Community Hebrew School, CTeen of Bayside and the Mitzvah Corps.
CTeen of Monmouth County, NJ
Rabbi Shmuel Volovik
Rabbi Shmuel Volovik was born in Brooklyn, NY. He completed his studies in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, California, where he received his rabbinic ordination. In 2012 Rabbi Volovik and his wife, Moushkie, moved to Manalapan, NJ to direct the Hebrew School and teen programs in the community. Hundreds of teens are actively involved each year with the many different volunteering opportunities which they provide.
CTeen of Newton, MA
Rabbi Shalom Prus
Rabbi Shalom Ber Prus, a Bostonian native, studied Talmudic law and Jewish thought and philosophy at Yeshivot in Israel and New York. In 2008 he was rabbinically ordained by Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg in Jerusalem. In the course of his Rabbinical internships, he travelled and served Jewish communities in over 14 countries across the world. In 2013, Rabbi Prus moved back to the Boston area to lead Beth Menachem Chabad in Newton. He regularly teaches adults and youth on various Jewish subjects. His Jewish Learning Institute courses are well attended and sought after.
CTeen of North Fulton, GA
Rabbi Gedalya Hertz
Rabbi Gedalya Hertz was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He received his rabbinical ordination at the Rabbinical College of America, and soon began directing youth programs for high school students in Brooklyn. Rabbi Hertz is now the youth and teen director at Chabad of North Fulton and East Cobb, New York, creating many new opportunities for middle and high school students.
CTeen of Northbrook, IL
Rabbi Shua Greenspan
Rabbi Shua Greenspan was born and raised in S Paul, MN. He received his Rabbinical ordination in Melbourne, Australia. After studying in New York, Australia, Los Angeles and Toronto, Rabbi Shua came to Illinois to help grow and expand Chabad of Northbrook. Rabbi Shua runs The Jewish Business Group, Cteen, and what's become very popular amongst teens in the Northshore—Jtext—In Northbrook. Rabbi Shua, as he is often called, has been very successful in connecting with adults and teens from the Northshore with his welcoming personality as well as his insightful classes. Rabbi Shua lives in Northbrook with his wife Esther and their children Mendel, Eliyahu, Mussia and Eli.
October 27- February 16 I Sundays 2:00-3:00
Classes will be held at the Bernard Weinger JCC
CTeen of Plano, TX
Rabbi Yehuda Horowitz
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Rabbi Yehuda Horowitz received his rabbinical ordination at the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva, Rabbi Horowitz has traveled extensively in the course of his studies and his training including England, Italy, Israel, Canada and the Hawaiian islands. Rabbi Horowitz also trained as a professional puppeteer and taught and entertained thousands of children through his puppetry. Currently, Rabbi Horowitz directs youth programming and teaches many adult education classes in Plano/Collin County, Texas.
CTeen of Pleasanton, CA
Rabbi Raleigh Resnick
Born and raised in New York City, Rabbi Raleigh Resnick received his Rabbinical Ordination from the former Chief Rabbi of Israel at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, New Jersey, and his Dayanut (Judicial Law) degree from the Beth Din of Sydney, Australia. Rabbi Resnick has served Jewish communities in Sydney, Tokyo, and Bangkok, and is now the spiritual leader of Chabad of the Tri Valley. A dynamic teacher, lecturer, and communicator, Rabbi Resnick's charisma and wisdom, combined with his musical talent, propels Chabad and the Tri Valley's Jewish community.
CTeen of Potomac, MD
Rabbi Yossi Kagan
Rabbi Yossi Kagan was raised in Miami, Fl. He received his Rabbinical ordination from the renown Rabbi Yeruslavsky. Rabbi Yossi serves as Director of Development and Education, as well as Director for the Potomac Cteen chapter at Chabad Shul of Potomac, together with his wife Chanie and their 3 children, Rabbi Yossi has a reputation for teaching students the proper tools for a positive and energetic connection to Torah and Judaism.
CTeen of Randolph, NJ
Mrs Chava Bekhor
Chava Bekhor is the director of education at Chabad of Randolph. She has been a teacher for 25 years, teaching all ages from preschool to adults. She currently is an instructor at the Jewish Learning Institute, and Hebrew School director and teacher. Chava is also a certified life coach. Her favorite groups to teach are teenagers and women.
CTeen of Rego Park, NY
Rabbi Yaakov Horvitz
CTeen of Rochester/Pittsford, NY
Rabbi Yitzchok Hein
Rabbi Yitzi Hein been a Jewish teen and youth educator for over ten years. He co-directs Chabad of Pittsford with his wife, and loves creating new Jewish experiences for young and old.
CTeen of Roslyn, NY
Rabbi Yaakov Wilansky
Rabbi Yaakov Wilansky was born and raised in Montreal. He received his rabbinic ordination at the Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch in 2010, following a year of studies in Israel and internship in Los Angeles. He has been educating middle and high school students as the Teen Director of Chabad of Roslyn, Long Island, since 2012.
CTeen of Staten Island, NY
Rabbi Mendy Katzman
A Staten Island native, Rabbi Mendy Katzman, along with his wife Malka, have spent five years introducing new and innovative programming to the Staten Island Jewish community. Rabbi Katzman is the director of CTeen and Camp Gan Israel of Staten Island , and is the founder of Chabad of the North Shore.
CTeen of Suffern, NY
Mrs Devorah Gancz
Mrs. Devorah Gancz graduated with honours from the Lubavitch Girls High School of Chicago and received her diploma in education from Beth Chana Seminary in Safed, Israel. Following her graduation, Mrs. Gancz spent a rewarding three years teaching elementary school and high school students in both Chicago and New York. She now serves as co-director of Chabad of Suffern. Along with event-planning and teaching her popular classes for ladies, Mrs. Gancz is a busy mom to seven adorable children!
CTeen of Las Vegas, NV
Rabbi Chaim Ozer Metal
Rabbi Metal has been a Youth Director at Chabad of Summerlin for the past 13 years, and together with his wife Racheli provides Jewish, Educational and Holiday programs to youth and families all across the Vegas Valley. He is the director of Chabad of Summerlin Hebrew School, and established Cteen of Las Vegas in 2010. Rabbi Metal looks forward to bringing the relevance and meaning of Judaism to teens of all Jewish backgrounds, and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow.
(702) 855-0770 ext. 3
CTeen of The Five Towns
Rabbi Meir Geisinsky has been working with teens for over twenty years! His passion for Judaism and teens makes him respected and loved by all ranges and stages of teens he encounters.
CTeen of the Mainline
Rabbi Mendy Cohen
Rabbi Mendy Cohen was born and raised in Manchester, England. He received his Rabbinical Ordination from the former Chief Rabbi in Kfar Chabad, Israel. As director of Chabad's Family & Hebrew School Community, Mendy directs the Hebrew School, delivers numerous classes and programs to youth, teens and adults.
CTeen of Wellington, FL
Rabbi Menachem Muskal
Rabbi Muskal has educated and counseled hundreds of teens and community members on the basics of Judaism for over twenty years. He has successfully worked alongside the teens of the Jewish community of Wellington, Florida for the greater part of eighteen years.
CTeen of West Hartford, CT
Rabbi Shaya Gopin
Rabbi Shaya Gopin serves as the Director of Education at Chabad of Greater Hartford. Rabbi Gopin studied at the central Chabad yeshivas in New York and Israel. He received his Rabbinic ordination from the Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey.
Together with his wife Shayna, he directs Friendship Circle, and provides Judaic and social programming for children and teens with and without special needs.
Rabbi Gopin is a popular lecturer and educator known for offering dynamic Jewish learning for people from all backgrounds and ages. His unique way of connecting to others through the warmth and depth of Judaism brings people together from all walks of life. He will never say no to a discussion about Judaism and loves to answer the many important questions that come his way.
CTeen of West Suffolk, NY
Rabbi Dovid Weinbaum
Rabbi Dovid Weinbaum grew up in London, England, in a family dedicated to Jewish Education. He completed his high school and college studies in Amherst, Toronto, and New York and dedicated each of his summer months to helping children at various camps by serving as a learning teacher, counselor, lifeguard and teacher. His rapport with youth was quickly recognized, and he joined the team at the renowned Jewish Expo, a traveling museum going across the United States and Canada. He later became youth director at a San Diego Community Center, where he directed dozens of kids and teens’ programs and services. Dovid soon moved on to the famed Jewish Children’s Museum in Brooklyn, NY, serving as a game show host, building manager and extracurricular programs director. He directed and produced the acclaimed live Chanukah show, “Maccabees,” and directed the Passover show, “Exodus.” In December of 2008, he relocated to Montreal, becoming the Youth Director at the Montreal Torah Center. Using his innovative ideas and vast experience, he created meaningful and engaging programming for kids, teens, and adults. He directed the Living Legacy team, leading hundreds of workshops and programs that have amazed tens of thousands of children in the Greater Montreal Area. Dovid moved with his family to Dix Hills, NY in 2014 and continues to dedicate himself to making Judaism exciting and modern with pioneering initiatives. He currently is the director of CTeen, West Suffolk and Co-Rabbi at The Chai Center in Dix Hills.
CTeen of Wilmington, DE
Mrs Rochel Flikshtein
Rochel and Rabbi Motti both graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yeshiva University and Rabbi Motti went on to receive his Rabbinical ordination from the Rabbinical College of America. After moving to Delaware as the Youth and Family Program Directors at Chabad in 2010, they have passionately worked with teens for over 8 years. Known for their warmth and joy, Rochel and Rabbi Motti strive to help each teen discover a personal and meaningful connection to Judaism. In addition to serving the youth in their community with their six children, they have led two of the CTeen International's summer travel camps, have been the keynote speakers for thousands at international conventions, direct their local CTeen chapter and JText program, and mentor dozens of teens around the world.
CTeen of Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Rabbi Yosef Orenstein
Rabbi Yosef Orenstein was born in Israel and raised in Chicago and Brooklyn. Along with his wife Estie, Rabbi Orenstein has been directing the Valley Chabad Teen Leadership Initiative in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, since 2011. He has been teaching teen classes in his warm and engaging style for over ten years.