Who We Are
Faculty and Staff

Meet Hadar’s Faculty and Staff. Click on the photos to learn more about them or to contact them directly.

You can read op-eds written by our faculty here, and see the best of their classes here.

Faculty

 

Rabbi Tali Adler

Faculty

 

Yitzhak Bronstein

Director of Maimonides Moot Court Competition

 

Rabbi Irving (Yitz) Greenberg

 President of JJGI and Senior Scholar in Residence

 

Rabbi Goldie Guy

 Director of Hadar Chicago

Rabbi Shai Held

President and Dean

Rabbi Avital Hochstein

President of Hadar in Israel

Rabbi Elie Kaunfer

President and CEO

Rabbi Avi Killip

Executive Vice President

Rabbi Elie Lehmann

Director of Hadar Boston

Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz

Director of Tefillah and Music

Rabbi Avi Strausberg

Senior Director of National Learning Initiatives

Jeremy Tabick

Content Manager and Faculty

Rabbi Ethan Tucker

President and Rosh Yeshiva

Rabbi Miriam-Simma Walfish

Faculty and Senior Coach for Pedagogy of Partnership

Dena Weiss

Rosh Beit Midrash/Senior Faculty

Rising Song Institute

Joey Weisenberg

Founder and Director

Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz

Director of Tefillah and Music

Rabbi Yosef Goldman

Rabbi Yosef Goldman

Senior Advisor

Josh Fleet

Operations and Communications Manager

Pedagogy of Partnership

Orit Kent

Dr. Orit Kent

Co-founder and Director

Allison Cook

Allison Cook

Co-founder and Director

Lauren Luger

Lauren Luger

Operations and Communications Manager

Rabbi Devin Maimon Villarreal

Senior Coach and Program Manager

Deena Messinger

School Partnership Manager and Coach

Rabbi Miriam-Simma Walfish

Faculty and Senior Coach for Pedagogy of Partnership

Programming and Operations

Aliza Abolafia

Project Zug User Coordinator

Esther Bedolla

Director of Systems and Technology

Mara Braunfeld

Senior Director of Children and Families

Julia Chatinover

Conferences and Cohorts Manager

Joy Feinberg

Joy Feinberg

Digital Communications Manager

Ariel Gorsky

Senior Director of Operations

Effy Unterman

Sam Greenberg

Senior Director of Communications

Allie Conn Kanter

Senior Director of Engagement

Ari Katzman-Jacobson

Program Operations Associate

Rebecca Kerzner

Digital Media Associate

Chana Kupetz

Children and Families Educator

Mordy Labaton

Senior Director of Programs

Shoshie Lockshin

Devash Editor

Ilana Mantell

Senior Director of Foundation Relations

Ronit Morris

Institutional Advancement Associate

Joseph Robinson

Director of Yeshiva Program Operations

Haley Schulman

Director of Project Zug

Jeffrey Stein

Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Finance

Miriam Steinberg-Egeth

Strategic Manager

Effy Unterman

Rabbi Effy Unterman

Senior Director of Content

Elisheva Urbas

Editorial Director

Hadar in Israel

Rafi Barkan Bocarsly

Alumni Coordinator

Rabbi Nadav Berger

Rosh Beit Midrash

Eliana Gamulka

Program Coordinator

Yochai Greenfeld

Digital Media Associate

Ruti Gvaryahu

Executive Assistant

Rabbi Avital Hochstein

President of Hadar in Israel

Orit Rappel Kroyzer

Director of Hadar in Israel

Rabbi Idit Mevorach Shaag

Community Coordinator

Rabbi Dr. Anat Sharbat

Community Coordinator

 

Photo credit: Shulie Seidler-Feller, Jonathan Heisler, and Trent Campbell

 

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