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Arcadia, CA

Rabbi Sholom Stiefel

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.

(626) 539-4578

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.

(561) 961-9737

Baltimore, MD

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.

(225) 267-7047

Bedford, NY

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.

(914) 666-6065

Bellevue, WA

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!

(425) 957-7860

Bethesda, MD

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.

(808) 999-9161

Birmingham, Alabama

Rabbi Yossi Friedman

Originally from S Paul, Minnesota, Rabbi Yossi Friedman first got a taste for teaching in Caracas, Venezuela. Since moving to Birmingham in 1993, Rabbi Friedman has become known as the premiere Torah teacher for our community, especially for teens and young adults. Came see for yourself what two generations of Alabama Jews have enjoyed.


Bloomfield Hills, MI

Mrs. Mushky Dubov

Mushky Dubov was born and raised in West Bloomfield, MI, and currently co-directs the Chabad Jewish Center of Bloomfield Hills. Mushky is passionate about connecting with teens and has been educating and mentoring teens for over ten years.

(248) 882-4595

Boca Raton, FL

Rabbi Yossi Denburg

Rabbi Yossi Denburg is the co-director of CTeen Boca Raton together with his wife Shainy, and is extremely passionate about the broad potential of Jewish teenagers.
He gives the popular weekly Supper 'N Study class and organizes the network of Kosher Food Clubs and Lunch & Learns, at local public and private high schools.
After so many months leading virtual programs, Rabbi Yossi is excited to be giving this upcoming CTeen U course in-person.

(561) 717-3773

Boynton Beach, Florida

Rabbi Zalmen Itkin

Rabbi Zash Itkin has been involved in education over the years. He has successfully taught and directed numerous programs including the latest one, Machaneh Tzeirei Chassidim overnight camp in Georgia. Rabbi Itkin has a positive disposition and is creatively gifted. His mind is constantly working on new and intriguing ways to bring the subject at hand out in a real and relatable way.

(917) 445-1973

Bronxville, NY

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.


Brooklyn Heights, NY

Yaakov Raskin

Born and raised in Downtown Brooklyn, Rabbi Yankel Raskin has a love for learning. He received his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinical College of America and then proceeded to complete his Dayanut from the Beth Din of Sydney. Subsequently, he continued to complete a Masters in special education at Concordia College. Rabbi Yankel has a passion for spreading the love and joy he has for Judaism. He is currently running the Cteen chapter in Downtown Brooklyn providing social and educational outlets to Jewish teenagers. He is passionate about making sure every Jewish teen has a chance to enhance their Judaism.


Brooklyn, NY

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.


Brooklyn, NY (Neshama)

Rabbi Mendel Winner

Born and raised in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, Rabbi Mendel decided to return to his hometown. Rabbi Mendel 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. With a blend of wisdom, humor, and wit, Rabbi Mendel’s classes are sure to inspire his students and stimulate their curiosity.

(718) 753-8699

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.

(215) 341-4147

Carlsbad, California

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.

(408) 755-5770

Charlotte, NC

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.

704 366 3984

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.

(617) 571-1900

Chicago, IL

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.


Cincinnati, OH

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.

(513) 202-4565

Closter, NJ

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.

(760) 272-1923

Colonie, NY

Mrs. Chana Rubin

Chana Rubin is the co-director of Colonie Chabad, based in Upstate New York, with her husband, Rabbi Mordechai and daughter, Mushka. She is learned and passionate about Judaism and enthused by the energy and excitement with which teens are uniquely gifted. Chana looks forward to teaching the upcoming CTeen u course to Colonie teens.

(518) 368-7886

Columbia, SC

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.

(803) 467-3456

Contra Costa, CA

Rabbi Dovber Berkowitz

(925) 209-3575

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.

(954) 306-6064

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.

(954) 899-6676

Cote Saint Luc

Rabbi Eytan Cauvy

(514) 553-8400

Cumming, GA

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.

(949) 290-0628

Danville, CA

Rabbi Shmuli Raitman

(925) 272-9672

Dayton, OH

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.


Deerfield, IL

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 Mendy Deitsch

Rabbi Deitsch is a graduate of Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitch Rabbinical Seminary in Brooklyn, New York, where he majored in Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism. Rabbi Mendy has traveled to Bangkok, Singapore, Central America, Russia and Australia teaching these topics to adults and youth. He serves as Rabbi of Chabad of the East Valley, based in Chandler, Arizona, and is also Director of Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life.


Eastern, CT

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.


Edmonton, Canada

Rabbi Dovid Pinson

(780) 299-0066

Englewood. NJ

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.


Evanston, IL

Rabbi Meir Hecht

(312) 714-4655

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.

(646) 299-9804

Fairfax, VA

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.


Folsom, CA

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.

(916) 608-9811

Forest Hills, NY

Mendy Hecht

Growing up in Melbourne, Australia, Rabbi Mendy attended the local Yeshivah College and enjoyed being active in arranging extra curricular programs and community events. He continued his Judaic studies as well as outreach and chaplaincy care in Israel and Canada, and spent considerable time doing even more outreach work in Ukraine’s capital of Kiev. While finishing his Rabbinical studies in New Jersey and then in New York, Rabbi Mendy met his wife Chaya.
Rabbi Mendy has been running CTeen Central Queens since 2012 together with his wife Chaya.

(347) 423-1528

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.

(201) 848-0449

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.

(856) 733-0770

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.

347 359 8302

Greenwich, CT

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.

(718) 915-6233

Guayaquil, Ecuador

Mrs. Menucha Fried

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.


Hallandale, FL

Rabbi Yossi Lifshitz

Born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, Rabbi Yossi grew up knowing he wanted to bring Jews into contact with the teachings of theTorah. After attending rabbinical school in Connecticut, New York, Manchester, UK, and Jerusalem, he moved with his wife and children to Hallandale Beach, FL in 2021 to direct the local CTeen chapter. An experienced teacher and committed mentor, Rabbi Yossi is excited to teach the upcoming CTeen U course.

(513) 641-8753

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.

(908) 238-9002

Huntsville, AL

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.

(347) 819-3772

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.

(718) 614-2918

Kensington, 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.

(484) 533-7009

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.

(702) 855-0770 ext. 3

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.

(516) 574-3905

Los Alamitos, CA

Rabbi Shmuel Marcus

Rabbi Shmuel Marcus is the co-director of Chabad of Los Alamitos together with his wife Bluma. Since 2003 they have been providing local teens with a Jewish education at Los Alamitos Hebrew High. A poet, singer, composer and author, Rabbi Shmuli believes in using the talents given to him by G-d to inspire others and teach Torah ideas in a manner to which all people can relate.


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.

(424) 261-8770

Louisville, KY

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.


Madison, WI

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.

(608) 535-9770

Mamaroneck, NY

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.

(917) 543-4153

Manchester, NH

Chanchie Krinsky

Chanchie Krinsky is the youth director at Chabad of Manchester, NH.


Manhasset, NY

Rabbi Mendel Paltiel

Mendel was born and raised in Port Washington. He furthered his Jewish studies in Chicago, Los Angeles and NJ, worked as a Rabbi in The Congo, and Peru where he organized and officiated their annual seder attended by the Israeli ambassador & 500 tourists . From on early age he has been involved in the Manhasset Jewish community. He was instrumental in erecting Munsey Park’s first Sukkah & the annual Manhasset menorah lighting! He feels fortunate to be able to reside in Manhasset, together with his wife Sarale and children. In 2019 Mendel was appointed as the Jewish chaplain at St Francis Hospital. Fun fact: Mendel is the youngest appointed chaplain on LI.


Mason, OH

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.


Mequon, WI

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.


Metairie, LA

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.

(305) 770-1919

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.


Milwaukee, WI

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.

(414) 861-4626

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.

(732) 972-3687

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.


Naperville, IL

Rabbi Tzvi Tornek

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Rabbi Tzvi has always had a passion for learning and teaching Jewish thought and values in meaningful and relevant ways. He is excited for the opportunity to do just that with Cteen U! Rabbi Tzvi holds a BS in Computer Science as well as Rabbinical Ordination. He is the Youth Co-Director at Chabad of Naperville.

(646) 271-4233

Natick, Massachusetts

Levi Fogelman

Born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, Rabbi Levi Fogelman is Director of the Chabad Center in Natick. He was ordained as a rabbi at the Chabad Rabbinical Academy in New York. During his preparatory years he studied at leading Yeshivas in France, California and New Jersey. Rabbi Fogelman loves sharing the warmth and joy of Judaism with his students. He seeks to inspire students to have a love for learning and to enjoy the journey.


New York (UES), NY

Rabbi Shlomo Gutnick

Rabbi Shlomo and his wife Sara are the directors of the Jacques Raphael CTeen Leadership Initiative on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Providing social, volunteering and educational outlets to Jewish teenagers of all backgrounds.

Rabbi Shlomo has a deep passion for Jewish life and learning and is a gifted educator. He was born and raised in Sydney, Australia and spent 8 years studying abroad in Israel, Canada, England and the United States, before finally calling New York City home. His life experience and international background make for an interesting, well rounded and engaging teacher. He is eager to share the beauty, joy and wisdom of Judaism with the next generation of young Jewish leaders!

(347) 909-3866

Newton, MA

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.

(617) 244-1200

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.

(646) 404-4921

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.

(407) 636-5994

Northridge, CA

Rabbi Mendel Rapoport

Rabbi Mendel has been involved in Jewish outreach since he was a kid. As a teenager he was already teaching and leading youth programs. He now directs CTeen at Chabad of Northridge along with his wife Sheva.


Oceanside, NY

Zev Baumgarten

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.


Phoenix, AZ

Rabbi Tzvi Rimler

Rabbi Tzvi and Masha Rimler offer an exciting Jewish experience at their revolutionary 'CTeen House' of Phoenix, Arizona.
Rabbi Tzvi grew up in Australia with kangaroos and vegemite, and at an early age began directing camps and youth groups. Masha is a native Arizonian and received her Masters in Education while directing a preschool in New York.
The couple lead an attractive array of weekly programs, holiday events and humanitarian activities for Phoenix teens.


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.

(972) 596-8270

Pleasanton, CA

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.

(925) 846-0700

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Nochum Kurinsky


Port Washington

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.


Potomac, MD

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.

(301) 679-3039

Raleigh, NC

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


Randolph, NJ

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.

(973) 723-7075

Richmond, BC

Yechiel Baitelman

Rabbi Yechiel Baitelman has dedicated his life to spreading the joy and warmth of Judaism. He received his rabbinic ordination at the Chabad Yeshiva in Brooklyn, New York. Rabbi Baitelman is passionate about Jewish learning and education and is dedicated to making sure every Jewish teen has a chance to enhance their Judaism through Jewish knowledge and experience.

(604) 277-6427

Rochester/Pittsford, NY

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.

(585) 340-7545

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.

(845) 397-8000

Rockaway, NJ

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.

(973) 521-0674

Roseville, CA

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.

(347) 517-7185

Roslyn, NY

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.

(516) 484-3500

S. Barbara, CA

Rabbi Zalmy Kudan

Rabbi Zalmy has spent the last 15 years engaging our S. Barbara teens through the High School Clubs in all 3 public high schools. His positivity and willingness to engage the teens in uplifting discussions makes him a sought after teacher. Rabbi Zalmy serves as Youth Director in Chabad of S. Barbara, and principal of Lamplighters Jewish Academy in Onxard. He looks forward to sharing the joys of Torah study in a meaningful and interactive way.

(805) 636-5085

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.

(631) 672-1423

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.


Sharon, MA

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.

(781) 363-7053

Shelton, CT

Rabbi Schneur Brook

(646) 683-4057

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.

(818) 789-0850

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.

(408) 766-2343

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.


Skokie, IL

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


Southlake, TX

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.

817 451 1171

Space Coast, FL

Rabbi Moshe Dubinsky

(862) 812-2174

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.

(904) 701-4422

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.

(718) 370-8953

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.


Sudbury, MA

Rabbi Yisroel Freeman

Rabbi Yisroel Freeman grew up in England and studied in Canada, New York and Venezuela. He is the director of Chabad of Sudbury and teaches many classes for adults and youth.


Suffern, NY

Mrs Devorah Gancz

Mrs. Devorah Gancz received her diploma in education from Beth Chana Teachers College 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 director of Chabad of Suffern, NY. Along with event planning and teaching her popular classes for women, Mrs. Gancz is a busy mom to seven adorable children!

(845) 368-1889

Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Mrs. Chana Altein

Born and raised in Miami Beach, FL, Mrs. Chana Altein has always wanted to be involved with Jewish education. She has 15 years of teaching experience and is passionate to bring this experience to the teens at Chabad Russian Center.

(786) 664-7055

The Five Towns, NY

Rabbi Meir Geisinsky

Rabbi Meir Geisinsky has been working with teens for over twenty years. His passion for Judaism inspires teens from all ages and stages.

(516) 458-3694

The Mainline, PA

Rabbi Mendy Cohen

Rabbi Mendy Cohen was born and raised in Manchester, England. He received his rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Ashkenazi of Kfar Chabad, Israel. As director of Chabad of the Mainline's Family and Hebrew School Community, Rabbi Mendy directs the Hebrew School, teaches numerous classes, and directs programs to youth, teens and adults.

(610) 348-2852

The Woodlands, TX

Rabbi Mendel Blecher

Australian born Rabbi Mendel Blecher, is a passionate and engaging teacher. He effectively communicates Jewish wisdom to children, teens and adults; in a relevant and down-to-earth manner. Questions are embraced and discussion is encouraged, leading to a dynamic learning experience.


Troy, Michigan

Rabbi Menachem Caytak

Born and raised in Ottawa, Canada, Rabbi Menachem Caytak studied at Rabbinical schools in the US, Israel and the United Kingdom.
As a young Yeshiva student Rabbi Menachem would spend his Friday afternoons visiting Jewish shopkeepers sharing with them a Jewish thought or the chance to put on Tefillin. As his studies grew so did his commitment to enriching the lives of Jewish people, especially the youth. He spent his late teens and early twenties, interning as a student rabbi for communities in Kirkland Quebec, the US Virgin Islands and Oklahoma City. Rabbi Caytak also directed a Jewish children's overnight camp in Kalkaska, Michigan. He is passionate about teaching and Jewish education and is a strong believer in the power and promise invested in teens.


Upper West Side, NY

Rabbi Eliyahu Sapochkinsky

Rabbi Eliyahu and his wife Shayna started a Cteen chapter on the Upper West Side in the fall of 2019, creating a welcoming community for teens. Eliyahu has had experience working with high school students for the last 10 years. He enjoys facilitating lively discussions about the Torah and its eternal relevance.


Warwick, RI

Rabbi Yossi and Shoshana Laufer

Rabbi Yossi and Shoshana Laufer are directors of Chabad of West Bay, RI and the local Camp Gan Israel. They also teach at the local Jewish Learning Institute and Chabad Hebrew School.

(401) 884-7888

Washington, DC

Mrs Esti Hecht

Over the last fifteen years, Esti Hecht has directed and organized Jewish educational activities around the world. She is the founding director of Hebrew School to You, an innovative opportunity for Jewish learning for students of all ages in Washington, DC.

(202) 213-2951

Wayne, NJ

Rabbi Mayer Gurkov

Raised in Wayne NJ, Rabbi Mayer Gurkov has been running the local CTeen chapter together with his wife Chanie for the last 3 years. He received his Rabbinical Ordination and a Bachelors in Jewish studies from the Rabbinical College of America in 2012. Rabbi Mayer has extensive teaching experience and is passionate about connecting Jews with their heritage.


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, FL for eighteen years.

(561) 333-4663

West Bloomfield, MI

Rabbi Yarden Blumstein

Whether leading his minyan class at Frankel Jewish Academy or speaking with a concerned parent or troubled teen, Rabbi Yarden Blumstein listens with patience and full presence of mind and spirit. As the Teen Director at Friendship Circle of Michigan, Rabbi Blumstein focuses on suicide prevention and serves as a mentor through UMatter, creating awareness for teen mental health and empowering teens to support one another in school and elsewhere. He was instrumental in bringing ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) to Metro Detroit’s Jewish community, facilitating workshops for local teens and adults interested in learning practical intervention skills and developing a community-wide support network.


West Hartford, CT

Rabbi Shaya Gopin

Rabbi Shaya Gopin serves as the Director of Education at Chabad of Greater Hartford, CT. He received his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey. Together with his wife Shayna, he directs the local chapter of Friendship Circle and provides Judaic and social programming for children and teens. Rabbi Gopin is a popular lecturer and educator. 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.

(718) 974-9393

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.

(631) 351-8672

Wilmette, IL

Rabbi Moshe Teldon

Moshe Teldon is a veteran volunteer of global Jewish community work. As a young adult, he spent his summers as a counselor ​in Jewish camps ​around the world.​ ​Hailing from Long Island, Rabbi Teldon has served communities in Ireland, Poland, ​and ​Nepal, and has assisted in many educational and holiday inititiatives. In addition to receiving his rabbinic ordination at the Central Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim in Brooklyn, Rabbi Teldon is also trained in the cantorial arts and serves as his community's chazzan. While he enjoys teaching and meeting all types of people, his favorite part of the day is coming home and being tackled by his five daughters.


Wilmington, DE

Mrs Rochel Flikshtein

Rochel and Rabbi Motti both graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yeshiva University in New York and Rabbi Motti went on to receive his Rabbinical ordination from the Rabbinical College of America. They moved to Delaware with their six children and became the local Chabad's youth and family program directors in 2010. In addition to mentoring youth in their community, they have led two of CTeen International's summer travel camps, and currently direct their local CTeen chapter and JText program.

(302) 547-2280

Winnipeg, CANADA

Rabbi Shmuel Altein

Rabbi Shmuly Altein is the outreach director at the Jewish Learning Centre in Winnipeg, Canada. He received his rabbinic ordination at the Rabbinical Academy in New York, following two years of studies and internship in Melbourne, Australia. Hundreds of students have enjoyed the rabbi's unique teaching style that includes an ability to connect with audiences of all backgrounds and affiliations.


Woodbury, NY

Rabbi Shalom Lipszyc

Rabbi Shalom Lipsyc received rabbinical ordination from Israel's former Chief Rabbi, Yisroel Meir Lau. He currently directs the Jewish Learning Institute in Woodbury, NY.


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.

(201) 476-0157