Rabbi Sholom Stiefel and his wife Simi have directed Chabad of Arcadia, CA 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 CTeen of San Gabriel Valley, creating interactive Jewish social programs for teens throughout the region.
Bal Harbor, Florida
Rabbi Shayah Farkash
Rabbi Farkash is the director of CTeen in Bal Harbor, FL., where he combines his Torah knowledge and experience with his passion for working with youth. His wish is to deliver the best creative youth programs, bringing teens closer to the community and Judaism.
Rabbi Eli Solomon
Rabbi Eli Solomon lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife and two little girls. He has taught people of all ages and has a special affinity for teens: They are the future leaders! Rabbi Solomon considers guiding them on that journey an honor and pleasure. He is an engaging and caring teacher and ensures that all his students take part and get the most out of each lesson.
Basking Ridge, NJ
Rabbi Mendel Shemtov
Rabbinically ordained in Jerusalem, Rabbi Mendel Shemotv is passionate about connecting Jewish students of all ages with their heritage and birthright. Since 2014, he has served the Basking Ridge community, where he has been fundamental to its educational growth and engagement activities.
Baton Rouge, LA
Rabbi Peretz Kazen
Rabbi Peretz Kazen has a passion for engaging conversation that gets one to expand their ideas. He directs the Chabad at LSU and greater Baton Rouge together with his wife Mushka. Rabbi and Mrs. Kazen are the proud parents of four adorable children.
Mrs Sara Wolf
Sara Wolf is the educational director at Chabad of Bedford, NY. She has been involved in Jewish education for eighteen years. She taught at Park East Day School in NYC, and at Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy in Stamford, CT. She directs the 150-student Chabad Hebrew School in Bedford. She is passionate about Jewish education and weaves Jewish spirituality and philosophy into all her lessons.
Rabbi Sholom Ber Elishevitz
Rabbi Sholom Ber Elishevitz has been directing CTeen in Bellevue, WA together with his wife Chaya for the past eleven years. He grew up in Brooklyn and spent his summers in Russia, Ukraine, and other parts of Europe, spreading Judaism and teaching Torah to young children. Today, Rabbi Sholom Ber teaches youth in the local Jewish day school, gives classes for teens in the local public school and tutors. He looks forward to bringing the wonderful opportunity of CTeen U to local teens!
Rabbi Sender Geisinsky
Rabbi Sender Geisinsky is the Rabbi and Co-Director of the Chabad Jewish Center of Bethesda, together with his wife, Nechama. Rabbi Geisinksy is a second generation community activist. He grew up, and was educated locally, before pursuing his studies at academies of higher Jewish learning in France, Israel, and New York. He graduated with honors, receiving his rabbinic ordination from the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva in Brooklyn. He and his wife returned to the Greater Washington area in 2008 and have since established multiple youth initiatives, adult education opportunities, and social programs
Big Island, Hawaii, and Kailua Kona Hawaii
Rabbi Levi Gerlitzky
Rabbi Levi Gerlitzky directs the Chabad Jewish Center of the Big Island together with his wife Fraidy. You can often find him deeply engaged in a passionate Torah discussion. Rabbi and Mrs. Gerlitzky are the proud parents of three adorable children.
Boca Raton, FL
Rabbi Yossi Denburg
Rabbi Yossi Denburg founded the CTeen chapter of his native city, Boca Raton, FL, with his wife Shainy in 2015. He received his rabbinic ordination in 2011 from the Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey. He teaches the popular weekly Torah Talks class for teenagers.
Rabbi Sruli Deitsch
Rabbi Sruli Deitsch is the spiritual leader of Chabad, an outreach center and synagogue in Bronxville. He studied at Yeshivot in New York, Toronto, France and England, receiving his Rabbinic ordination in Brooklyn. He led youth groups and summer camps in Vilna, Moscow, Canada and Virginia and has been teaching adults and youth since 2008.
Rabbi Dovid Okonov
Rabbi Dovid Okonov was born in New York to Russian-born parents who founded the F.R.E.E. organization which works to assist Russian-speaking Jews. After receiving his rabbinical ordination, Rabbi Dovid moved to Brighton Beach, NY, to help serve the Russian-Jewish community. Rabbi Dovid has worked with children of all ages, all around the world.
Bucks County, PA
Rabbi Chaim Shemtov
Born and raised In Bucks County, PA, Rabbi Chaim Shemtov received his rabbinic ordination in Jerusalem, Israel. He 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 currently directs teen programming for Chabad Lubavitch of Bucks County.
Rabbi Yossi Rodal
Rabbi Yossi was born and raised in Italy in a family of 17. His love for Judaism and for Jewish learning is genuine, authentic, and contagious. He lives with his wife and two kids in Carlsbad, California, where he passionately inspires Jews regardless of their background, through music, humor, and love.
Rabbi Bentzion Groner
Rabbi Bentzion Groner was born in Charlotte, NC, where his parents were sent as emissaries of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, OBM, to strengthen the small Jewish community with a multitude of educational institutions. Engaged in outreach activities from a very young age, his studies took him around the world from Detroit to Lod, Israel, and, eventually, to the Talmudic Seminary of Oholei Torah in Brooklyn. At 20, he spent a year in Leeds, England, where he spearheaded youth development for Chabad outreach. Groner received his rabbinic ordination at Machon Lehorah in Pretoria, South Africa.
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Chestnut Hill, MA
Rabbi Mendy Uminer
Rabbi Mendy Uminer is the director of Chabad at Chestnut Hill, where he leads his community with warmth and wisdom. The Chabad Center offers a wide range of programs, including prayer services, adult education, youth programming, and discussion groups every Shabbat.
Rabbi Dovid Kotlarsky
Rabbi Dovid directs Chabad of Lakeview in Chicago, IL with his wife Devorah Leah and their children. His center's slogan is "Judaism with a Smile" and he aims to infuse that philosophy of joy into each of the classes he teaches.
Rabbi Shmuly Posner
Rabbi Posner lives in Blue Ash, OH with his wife and daughter. He has taught students of all ages and levels and has a special affinity for teens. Our youth are the future leaders, and he considers helping them on their journey as an honor and pleasure.
Rabbi Yosef Gluckowsky
Rabbi Yossi Gluckowsky was born in central Israel. He studied in France and New York and obtained his rabbinic ordination in 2008. He served as a traveling rabbi in Caracas Venezuela, Frankfurt Germany, and Brunoy France. Rabbi Gluckowsky now directs Chabad of Closter, NJ.
Coachella Valley, CA
Mrs. Chaya Posner
Chaya Posner has been mentoring and teaching teens for over three decades in various capacities. 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 director of Chabad of Rancho Mirage, CA. Along with event planning and teaching her popular classes for women, she has been directing CTeen in the Desert for over ten 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 Zecharia Phillips
Rabbi Zecharia Phillips is the CTeen and Youth Director at Chabad Contra Costa. In addition to leading CTeen U, he leads bi-weekly CTeen events and classes, and monthly CKids Clubs.
Cooper City, FL
Rabbi Adi Goodman
Rabbi Adi Goodman was raised in Baltimore, MA and received his rabbinic ordination from Kollel Tiferet Menachem in Los Angeles, CA. Together with his wife Malky and their six children, Rabbi Goodman has been serving the Jewish communities of South Florida since 2001. Rabbi Adi currently directs Jewish Life at Posnack Fischer High School, Chabad of Monterra, FL and CTeen in Cooper City, FL. Rabbi Adi is passionate about teaching and giving over the tools for a positive and energetic connection to Torah and Judaism.
Coral Springs, FL
Rabbi Shaya Denburg
Born and raised In Coral Springs, Florida, Rabbi Shaya Denburg has always known that he wants to spend his life spreading the joy and warmth of Judaism. He received his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinical College of America, and has spent the last 5 years running Cteen of Coral Springs, providing social and educational outlets to Jewish teenagers. He is passionate about making sure every Jewish teen has a chance to enhance their Judaism.
Rabbi Levi Mentz
Rabbi Levi Mentz serves as the Rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel in Cumming, GA.
Dana Point, CA
Rabbi Eliyahu Goorevitch
Rabbi Eli Goorevitch was born and raised in California, growing up in neighboring Laguna Beach. He graduated from the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva in Brooklyn NY and received his Rabbinical ordination in Los Angeles.
Rabbi Eli has been involved in Jewish outreach all his life, serving in communities as far as Buenos Aires, Argentina, Israel & Chicago, to name a few.
The Goorevitch's moved to Dana Point to establish the city's first and only Jewish Center. Their combined experience along with their devotion to bringing the warm and positive message of Judaism to every Jew, is surely an asset to the Jewish community.
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Rabbi Elchonon Chaikin
Rabbi Elchonon Chaikin, a.k.a. Rabbi E., moved to Dayton, OH in 2018. Along with his wife, he directs The Sinai Intiative of Chabad of Greater Dayton and directs activities for teens, college students, and young adults. Rabbi E. loves to teach, hang out and have fun.
Rabbi Chaim Schanowitz
Rabbi Chaim Schanowitz is the co-director of Chabad of Deerfield, IL and assistant rabbi at the Central Ave Synagogue. He received his rabbinic ordination from the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, NJ. Rabbi Schanowitz along with his wife Mina run CTeen in the Deerfield, Highland Park and Glencoe communities.
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 Aizik Schwei
Rabbi Aizik Schwei has a passion for education and has been teaching teens since 2013. He received rabbinic ordination and has completed an advanced course in contemporary Jewish law. Rabbi Schwei lives with his family in Norwich, CT and directs of Chabad of Norwich and CTeen of Eastern Connecticut.
Rabbi Shmuel Konikov
Rabbi Shmuel Konikov was born and raised in Englewood, NJ where he now directs the local Chabad center. He received his rabbinic ordination from the renowned Rabbi Dovid Schochet of Toronto, Canada, as well as Rabbi D. Schmukler of Kollel Menachem in Los Angeles, CA.
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Fair Lawn, NJ
Rabbi Eliezer Steinhauser
Rabbi Eliezer Steinhauser received his rabbinic ordination at Yeshivas Lubavitch Toronto from the Chief Rabbi of Toronto, Rabbi Dovid Schochet. Since 2015, he has served as youth outreach director at Bais Shmuel Congregation in Brooklyn. There he established and continues to run programming for young adults, teens and middle-schoolers, using an innovative and experiential approach to strengthen their bonds to their Jewish faith.
Rabbi Shloime Adler
Rabbi Shloime Adler was born and raised in Canada. He completed his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinical Yeshiva in Manalapan, NJ. For nearly ten 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 CTeen Director of the Year.
Rabbi Yossi Grossbaum
Rabbi Yossi has over 15 years of experience teaching students of all ages. Together with his wife Goldie, he leads the Chabad Jewish Community Center in Folsom and serves as its rabbi. He is well known for his engaging manner and clear teaching style.
Fort Lee, NJ
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Wuensch
In the summer of 2019 Rabbi Mendel & Chaya Wuensch moved to Fort Lee, New Jersey, becoming the 16th Chabad couple to serve Bergen County. They revamped and expanded the Hebrew School so it is now at its highest enrollment in 20 years. Rabbi Mendel leads programming for teens in Fort Lee.
Franklin Lakes, NJ
Rabbi Chanoch Kaplan
Rabbi Chanoch Kaplan is the spiritual leader and director of Chabad North West Bergen County, NJ for twenty years and he's been teaching Torah to Jewish teens for over half that time.
Gloucester County, NJ
Rabbi Avi Richler
Rabbi Avi Richler directs Chabad of Gloucester County, NJ. Rabbi Richler has led youth programming around the globe, including in 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.
Great Neck, NY
Rabbi Zalman Baumgarten
Rabbi Zalman has a passion for education, and as an educator for over ten years, his engaging and warm personality immediately create an environment of unity and growth in every lesson.
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Rabbi Menachem Feldman
Rabbi Menachem Feldman is the Jewish Learning Director at Chabad of Greenwich, where he has been teaching Torah classes for adults and teens for the past 10 years. With a passion for deep Torah topics and great conversation, he looks forward to teaching CTeen U’s courses.
Menucha Fried is the co-director of Chabad in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Through her insight and commitment, Fried strives to promote passion and knowledge for Judaism and the Torah. Her classes and programs span ages and backgrounds, and are well loved by Jewish children, teens, and adults alike.
Hunterdon County, NJ
Rabbi Avraham Posner
Rabbi Avraham Posner is the Youth Director at Chabad of Hunterdon County, NJ. Born and raised in Boston, MA, Rabbi Posner received his rabbinic ordination from the Rabbinical College of America. He has vast experience working with university students, teens, and communities all over the world. 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 director of Chabad of Huntsville, AL, Mushky Cohen strives to relay the best of Judaism. She is 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 rabbinic ordination in Melbourne, Australia. He taught and was principal at JIQ Boys High School. He has been directing summer camps for over eighteen years. Currently, he directs the Bukharian Chai Center, which provides innovative religious educational programs in Queens, NY.
Rabbi Yisroel Langsam
Rabbi Yisroel Langsam and his wife Mushkie established CTeen of Kensington/Central Brooklyn in 2014. He studied Talmudic law, Jewish thought and Philosophy at yeshivahs in Israel, New York, Connecticut, Canada and Russia. He is a certified scribe who is skilled in writing Torah scrolls. He has trained as a rabbi at Yale University and now commits himself to the education of students of all ages—with the joy and warmth of Judaism.
Lafayette Hill, PA
Rabbi Yisroel Kotlarsky
Rabbi Yisroel Kotlarsky co-directs Chabad of Lafayette Hill with his wife, Chaya. Together they offer a wide range of programs for all ages. Rabbi Kotlarsky has led courses and classes for both adults and teens on all sorts of Jewish topics.
Las Vegas, NV
Rabbi Chaim Ozer Metal
Rabbi Metal is the youth director at Chabad of Summerlin for the past fourteen years, and together with his wife Racheli offers Jewish educational and holiday programs to youth and families across the Vegas Valley. He also directs the local Hebrew School & the Cteen Las Vegas Chapter, Rabbi Metal looks forward to bringing the relevance and meaning of Judaism to teens of all Jewish backgrounds, and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow.
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Long Beach, CA (Shul by the Shore)
Rabbi Levi Perelmuter
Rabbi Levi is a devoted educator with deep roots in the Jewish community and extensive teaching experience. Though born in Boston, Rabbi Levi grew up in Long Beach, California. His Talmudic studies introduced him to communities throughout the East Coast and also took him to Australia and South Africa. Ordained as a rabbi in 2010, he went on to teach English and math at a yeshiva in Crown Heights while earning a bachelor's degree in Computer Science.
Long Beach, NY
Rabbi Eli Goodman
In 2004, Rabbi Eli and Beila Goodman arrived in Long Beach, New York to breathe new life into a local synagogue called the BACH. Here, they founded Chabad of the Beaches, serving Long Beach, Lido Beach, and Atlantic Beach.
Raised in Melbourne, Australia, Rabbi Eli Goodman studied at Talmudic seminaries in Tsfat, Manchester, and Brooklyn, which culminated in his rabbinic ordination. After his ordination, Rabbi Goodman spent two years in law school at Monash University in Australia, but he chose to pursue the crucial vocation of Jewish outreach, instead.
For more than a decade, Rabbi Goodman has dedicated his life to Jewish education and outreach throughout the world, leading educational programs, Jewish camps, holiday events and various other initiatives in diverse cities across the United States and beyond, as part of a global Chabad network of Jewish outreach. Now, having settled in Long Beach, Rabbi Goodman looks forward to planting more seeds for a Jewish tomorrow in his beloved community. He is deeply appreciative of all the warmth, support, and encouragement shown to him.
Los Alamitos, CA
Rabbi Shmuel Marcus
Rabbi Shmuel Marcus is the director of Chabad of Los Alamitos where he runs the Hebrew High and Chai Society. In 2004 he and brother, Bentzi formed an eclectic Klezmer-funk-rock band which they named 8th Day.
Los Angeles, CA (Pico-Robertson)
Rabbi Moshe Levin
Rabbi Moshe Levin is a world renowned scholar and author. Born and raised in Worcester, Mass., he studied at yeshivot across the globe and today, with his wife Chanie and their 6 children, he is an active Shliach in Los Angeles California. Rabbi Levin serves as Rabbi and Spiritual leader of both Chabad of Downtown East in LA's famous Fashion District, and Congregation Bais Bezalel Chabad. His 'One Minute Daily Torah Thoughts' are shared across the globe, inspiring hundreds of people with short Torah insights.
Los Angeles, CA (South Westwood)
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.
Rabbi Shmully Litvin
Rabbi Shmully Litvin is a Louisville native, and together with his wife Duby, and children Gavi and Esther, direct the education and teen departments of Chabad of Kentucky.
Rabbi Avremel Matusof
A Madison, WI native, Rabbi Avremel Matusof received his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinic Talmudic College in NYC. Rabbi Avremel has served as a traveling rabbi all over the world, including in Namibia, Ghana, China, Dominica, and Hawaii. In the summer of 2011, he returned to Madison to serve the growing professional and teen population of the area.
Rabbi Chaim Pinczower
Rabbi Chaim Pinczower and his wife run the CTeen chapter of Mamaroneck - Larchmont NY. They run a successful weekly community service program. They have 2 adorable girls.
Chanchie Krinsky is the youth director at Chabad of Manchester, NH.
Rabbi Buzzy Ajzenszmidt
Rabbi Buzzy received his BA in Rabbinical Studies in 2013 and together with his wife Chaya, currently serve as the directors of family programming at the Jewish Discovery Center. Combining Torah wisdom and values with fun social programming, he is passionate about teaching the beauty of traditions and how relevant they are today.
Rabbi Moshe Rapoport
Rabbi Moshe Rapoport is the director of programming at the Peltz Center for Jewish Life in Mequon, WI. He still keeps in touch with teens he met while chaperoning the CTeen Xtreme and Heritage Quest tours.
Rabbi Zalman Groner
Rabbi Groner and his wife Libby have been running teen programs in New Orleans for three years. Rabbi Groner studied at Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey and has extensive experience in the field of Jewish education.
Miami / North Miami Beach
Rabbi Moishe Kievman
Rabbi Kievman and his wife direct Chabad Chayil Jewish Center in Highland Lakes, FL. He is also the founder of CHAP, a Judaic after-school program 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.
Miami Beach, FL
Rabbi Shmuli Lezak
Rabbi Shmuli Lezak is the co-director of the Chabad center of Bayshore in Miami Beach, Florida, along with his wife, Sara Basya. Together they serve the community with their Jewish needs, including Shabbos and holiday programs and classes, and programs for men, women, and children.
Rabbi Lezak loves to teach and connect with people and is always sure to inspire.
Rabbi Avremi Schapiro
Rabbi Avremi Schapiro received his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey. 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 and the Mitzvah Corps.
Mission Viejo, CA
Rabbi Zalman Marcus
Rabbi Zalman Marcus has over 25 years of experience in youth and teen education. He directs Chabad of Mission Viejo, CA with his wife, Bassie.
Monmouth County, NJ
Rabbi Shmuel Volovik
Rabbi Shmuel Volovik was born in Brooklyn, NY. He completed his studies in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, CA, where he received his rabbinic ordination. In 2012 Rabbi Volovik and his wife, Moushkie, moved to Manalapan, NJ to direct the local Hebrew School and teen programs. Hundreds of teens are actively involved each year with the many different volunteering opportunities they provide.
Mullica Hill, NJ
Rabbi Avi Richler
Rabbi Avi Richler is the Executive Director of Chabad of Gloucester County. A teacher at heart, Rabbi Richler has been leading Jewish education classes since 2005. With a blend of wisdom, humor, and wit, Rabbi Richler's classes are sure to inspire.
Mullica Hill, NJ
Rabbi Avi Richler
Rabbi Avi Richler is the executive director of Chabad of Gloucester County. A teacher at heart, Rabbi Richler has been leading Jewish education classes since 2005. With a blend of wisdom, humor, and wit, Rabbi Richler's classes are sure to inspire.
Rabbi Shalom Prus
Rabbi Shalom Ber Prus, a Bostonian native, studied Talmudic law and Jewish thought and philosophy at yeshivahs in Israel and New York. In 2008, he was rabbinically ordained by Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg in Jerusalem. In the course of his rabbinic internships, he travelled and served Jewish communities in over fourteen countries across the world. Since 2013, Rabbi Prus has lead Beth Menachem Chabad in Newton, MA. 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 Hollywood, CA
Rabbi Yitz Abend
Rabbi Yitz Abend received his rabbinic ordination from Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey. He is currently the director of youth activities at Chabad of North Hollywood.
North Orlando, FL
Rabbi Yanky Majesky
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 ten years, Rabbi Majesky has been the director of Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando, FL. 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.
Born and bred on Long Island, Rabbi Zev Baumgarten has been teaching and working with youth for over 10 years. He has taught all over the world including France, Israel, Canada, the Netherlands, and all over the USA. Rabbi Zev is currently the Youth Director and Assistant Rabbi at Chabad Of Oceanside.
Palo Alto, CA
Rabbi Zalman Levin
Rabbi Zalman is a Palo Alto, CA native. He studied at yeshivahs in France, England and New York, finally receiving his rabbinic ordination from the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva in New York. His wife, Devorah, is a certified Speech Language Pathologist and a Nurtured Heart Approach trainer. Together, they run Chabad Palo Alto, including the wildly popular JText, CTeen and CTeen U programs.
Rabbi Samy Poliwoda
Rabbi Samy Poliwoda teaches Judaic Studies at the Magen David Academy.
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 rabbinic ordination from Israel's former chief rabbi, Yisrael Meir Lau, 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, CA. 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 Berel Paltiel
Rabbi Berel Paltiel has years of experience in youth programming, creating original, fun and engaging methods to educate children of all ages. Rabbi Berel lives in Port Washington, NY with his wife, Esti, and their three children. He is currently the director of youth activities at Chabad of Port Washington.
Rabbi Yossi Kagan
Rabbi Yossi Kagan was raised in Miami, FL. He received his rabbinical ordination from the renowned Rabbi Yeruslavsky. He serves as director of Development and Education at Chabad of Potomac, as well as director for the Potomac CTeen chapter at Chabad Shul of Potomac, MD with his wife Chanie and their three children. Rabbi Yossi has a reputation for teaching students the proper tools for a positive and energetic connection to Torah and Judaism.
Rabbi Mendy Wilschanski
Rabbi Mendy graduated with a BA from the Rabbinical College of America. He has been a teacher for six years and is currently the director of youth programs at Chabad Center for Jewish life in Raleigh, NC
Mrs Chava Bekhor
Chava Bekhor is the director of education at Chabad of Randolph, NJ. She has taught people of all ages, from preschool to adults, for twenty-five years. She currently is an instructor at the local chapter of the Jewish Learning Institute, and directs the local Hebrew School. Chava is also a certified life coach. Her favorite groups to teach are teenagers and adult women.
Rabbi Yitzchok Hein
Rabbi Yitzi Hein been a Jewish teen and youth educator for over ten years. He directs Chabad of Pittsford, NY with his wife, and loves creating new Jewish experiences for young and old.
Rock Hill, NY
Rabbi Simcha Zajac
Rabbi Zajac is the co-director at Chabad of Rock Hill together with his wife, Chany. Together, they have built up a hub for Jewish life, including Hebrew school, camp, prayer services, and top-notch teen programming. Rabbi Zajac holds a rabbinic ordination and specializes in Jewish philosophy.
Rabbi Mendel Stiefel
Rabbi Mendel is the Youth Director at the Chabad Center of Northwest NJ. He is also the director of Camp Gan Israel, Morristown, NJ. He lives with his wife and four children in Rockaway, NJ.
Rabbi Yoel Eidelman
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Rabbi Yoel Eidelman received his rabbinic ordination at the Central Lubavitch Yeshivah in New York. He has worked with teens of all ages. His experience includes programming for teens in France and teaching college students in Germany. He currently lives with his wife and daughter in Roseville, CA, where he is an educator and mentor for young teens at the Sacramento Jewish Acadamy. He is passionate about teaching and instilling a strong love and warmth for Judaism in the next generation.
Rabbi Yaakov Wilansky
Rabbi Yaakov Wilansky was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He received his rabbinic ordination at Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch WHERE? in 2010, following a year of studies in Israel and internship in Los Angeles, CA. He has been the teen director of Chabad of Roslyn, Long Island, since 2012.
S. Monica- West L.A., CA
Rabbi Menachem M Levitansky
Rabbi Menachem M. Levitansky grew up in Southern California. Throughout his studies in America, Canada and Ukraine he has dynamically led and taught Torah to youth and adults. In 2015, he and his wife Bracha started Cteen S.Monica/West L.A. Their love, dedication and warmth has engaged the teen community with social events, humanitarian projects and educational classes.
San Antonio, TX
Rabbi Levi Grossbaum
Raised in Long Island, New York, Rabbi Levi Grossbaum received his rabbinical degree at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, NJ. Rabbi Grossbaum has been a Judaic Studies teacher for over ten years, and he has led numerous Jewish outreach efforts around the world. In 2015, Rabbi Grossbaum moved with his wife and children to San Antonio to help teach and nurture its Jewish community.
San Mateo, CA
Rabbi Yale Spalter
Rabbi Yale Spalter was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He received his rabbinic ordination at the Mayanot Institute in Jerusalem, Israel. Since 2015, Rabbi Spalter has been educating teens at various local high schools as the youth director at Chabad of the North Peninsula.
Mrs. Chanie Minkowitz
Rabbi Naftoli and Chanie Minkowitz have been directing The Friendship Circle of Sharon and teen programs for five years. They are passionate about Judaism, our heritage, and know the power of Jewish teens! They are looking forward to an excellent course together.
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Sherman Oaks, CA
Rabbi Mendel Lipskier
Rabbi Mendel Lipskier and his wife are the emissaries of the Rebbe to Sherman Oaks, where they direct the Chabad center, offering a wide ranging of programs. Rabbi Lipskier is a warm, caring, and energetic spiritual leader. His approach is that Torah must be presented and experienced in a modern, relevant context, and made available to each individual on their own level.
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.
Silver Spring, MD
Rabbi Berel Wolvovsky
Rabbi Berel and Chaya Wolvovsky have lived and worked in Silver Spring since 2005. Committed to education and Jewish learning, they are the directors of Chabad of Silver Spring, Camp Gan Israel of Silver Spring, and The Gan Montessori, where they provide educational and enrichment opportunities for youth and adults.
Rabbi Yochanan Posner
Rabbi Yochanan Posner is the rabbi of Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie, IL and serves on the board of Chicago's Rabbinical Council. He teaches adult education, is the staff chaplain at Northshore University Healthsystem and directs Skokie's CTeen chapter.
South Metro Denver, CO
Rabbi Meir Simon
Rabbi Meir Simon studied in yeshivahs in England, New York and Australia. He received his rabbinic ordination from Rabbinical College of American in New Jersey and has been a rabbi for local youth for 5 years
Rabbi Levi Gurevitch
Rabbi Levi Gurevitch studied in yeshivos in both New York and Israel, and earned his rabbinic degree in Jewish Law and Ethics while learning in Miami, FL. For the past twelve years, he has served as a community Rabbi in the Mid-Cities, TX. Today, he uses his passion and excitement for Judaism to inspire teens of all ages and stages.
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Space Coast, FL
Rabbi Moshe Dubinsky
St. Johns, FL
Rabbi Mendel Sharfstein
Rabbi Mendel Sharfstein is a dynamic teacher and educator. He has a unique way of connecting to others through the warmth and depth of Judaism, and through this he brings people from all walks of life together. He will never say no to a discussion about Judaism and is always happy to answer the many important questions that come his way. Rabbi Mendel lives in St. Johns, Florida with his wife Dini and their children. He is the director at Chabad of St. Johns which serves the St. Johns, Nocatee, and World Golf Village communities.
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.
Stony Brook, NY
Rabbi Motti Grossbaum
Rabbi Motti Grossbaum directs programing and development at the Village Chabad Center for Jewish Life & Learning, together with his wife, Chaya. Rabbi Grossbaum is a second generation local community activist. He grew up in the Three Village area and pursued his studies at academies of higher Jewish learning in France, England, and New York. He graduated with honors, receiving his rabbinic ordination from the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva in Brooklyn. He and his wife returned to the Stony Brook area in 2008 and have since established multiple youth initiatives, adult social events, and community outreach programs.