Rabbi Sholom Stiefel and his wife, Simi, are the co-directors of Chabad of Arcadia since 2015. Rabbi Stiefel spearheaded Pasadena's Jewish Learning Institute chapter from 2015-2019. He serves as the rabbi for Jewish patients at the City Of Hope medical center. In 2018, Rabbi Stiefel launched the San Gabriel Valley, creating interactive Jewish social programs for teens throughout the region.
Rabbi Eli Solomon
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. Rabbi Solomon is an engaging and caring teacher. He ensures that all his students take part and get the most out of each lesson.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Rabbi Shmuly Posner
Rabbi Posner lives in Blue Ash with his wife and daughter. Rabbi Posner has taught students of all ages and levels and has a special affinity for the teen years. Our youth are the future leaders, and he considers helping them on their journey as an honor and pleasure.
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.
Rabbi Hesh Epstein
Rabbi Epstein is the Director of Chabad Lubavitch of South Carolina. The Chabad synagogue offers a wide-ranging adult education program, including prayers, opportunities for studying Hebrew, and discussion groups every Shabbat.
Contra Costa, CA
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.
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.
East Valley, AZ
Rabbi Tzvi Rimler
Rabbi Tzvi received his Rabbinical degree in 2014 and currently serves as the Rabbi of the East Valley teen community. Combining Torah wisdom with contemporary knowledge, he is passionate about teaching pre-college teens the beauty of traditions and how relevant they are today.
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.
Franklin Lakes, NJ
Rabbii Chanoch Kaplan
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.
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.
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.
Mrs Mushky Cohen
As co-director of Chabad of Huntsville, Mushky Cohen strives to offer new opportunities that relay the best of Judaism.
She is thoroughly excited to teach Torah to a great group of inquisitive teens.
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.
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.
Miami / North Miami Beach
Rabbi Moishe Kievman
Rabbi Kievman and his wife are the ambassadors of the Rebbe to Highland Lakes, FL, where they are the directors of the Chabad Chayil Jewish Center. He is also the founder of CHAP, a Judaic-based after-school program, now servicing over 500 public school children. Rabbi Kievman is the rabbi of The Family Shul, and has been teaching Talmud and Judaic courses in South Florida since 1997.
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, Bayside and the Mitzvah Corps.
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.
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.
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.
North Orlando, FL
Rabbi Yanky Majesky developed a passion for teaching at a young age. He has taught at many Jewish educational outreach programs across the US. 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 prayer services, holiday programs, adult education, and social, humanitarian, and educational programs for teens and children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rabbi Yoel Eidelman
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Rabbi Yoel Eidelman received his rabbinical ordination at the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva. He has worked with teens of all ages. His experience includes programming for teens in France and learning with students in Germany. He currently lives with his wife and daughter in Roseville, California, where he is an educator and mentor for young teens at the Sacramento Jewish Acadamy. He is passionate about teaching and raising the next generation with a strong love and warmth for Judaism.
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.
Silicon Valley (San Jose, CA)
Rabbi Mendel Liberow
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Rabbi Mendel Liberow received his rabbinic ordination from the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva. He has extensive outreach experience with adults and children, which he uses to enhance Jewish education in the South County Jewish community. Rabbi Mendel is the director of the popular Jewish teen group, CTeen Silicon Valley, a division of Chabad of S. Jose.
South Westwood, CA
Rabbi Dovid Liberow
Rabbi Liberow is the spiritual leader of Chabad in South Westwood. Hundreds of students have enjoyed his unique teaching style that includes an ability to reach across audiences of all ages, backgrounds, and affiliations.
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.
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!