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LEADERSHIP

Leadership

  • Rabbi Ya'akov Trump, Mora D'Asra

    Rabbi Ya’akov Trump serves as the Rabbi of the vibrant community of Young Israel of Lawrence Cedarhurst. It is his passion to share his passion for the Torah and its relevance in contemporary times. He is featured speaker on YUTorah.org, has his own Nach Yomi website, has a itunes podcast and recently released an App on both the App and Play stores. Rabbi Trump has been involved in many community wide projects including being hub coordinator of the Shabbos Project in the Five Towns-Far Rockaway bringing hundreds and thousands together raising the bar of Shabbos and the Five Towns Drug Awareness panel. Rabbi Trump teaches Halacha at the Shulamith High School for girls. Rabbi Trump is co-chaired the 59th annual RCA Convention for hundreds of Rabbis across America. Rabbi Trump grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduating high school, he spent several years in Kerem BeYavneh in Israel followed by Ner Yisrael, Baltimore. He holds a BA in Mathematics from Yeshiva University and has taken multiple Actuary exams. While completing Semicha at RIETS, he served as Rabbinic Intern in Kesher Israel DC, Young Israel of Jamaica Estates and the Beth Din of America. He spent two years as Rabbinic fellow of the YU Torah Mitzion Kollel of Chicago creating new programs and shiurim. He has been a scholar at many programs including the OU Convention, Sharmel Caterers Pesach program, Kosher Rustic and the OU West Convention. He and his wife, Malka, and children live in Lawrence.
  • Rabbi  Moshe Teitelbaum, Rabbi Emeritus

    Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum has served as Assistant Rabbi and Rabbi at the Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst since 1987. He has contributed to the organization and development of the Five Towns Orthodox community and is a Rabbinic advisor and a member of the Board of Kulanu Academy.

    In addition to Talmud classes and lectures on contemporary Halachic topics, Rabbi Teitelbaum’s weekly Shiurim elucidate the religious thought of leading Hassidic and Rabbinic figures of the last two centuries.  He has lectured widely and taught Yeshiva High School at HANC and HAFTR. Prior to assuming his position at YILC, Rabbi Teitelbaum served as the Rabbi and spiritual leader of Congregation Schomre Israel in Poughkeepsie, New York, and earlier as Assistant Rabbi of Congregation Bais Torah in Suffern, New York.

    Rabbi Teitelbaum received ordination from Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin and from a number of leading Rabbinic authorities in Israel.

  • Marvin Schenker, Executive Director
  • Becki Faska, Administrative Assistant
  • Jill Friedman, Bookkeeper
  • Leanne Taylor, Youth Director
  • Rabbi Gershon Kramer, Teen Minyan Rabbi

Executive Board

  • Chairman of the Board - Aryeh Davis
  • President - Jeremy Chwat
  • Vice Presidents - Ephraim Diamond, Steven Kellner, Bruce Mael
  • Sisterhood Co-Presidents- Lauri Barbanel & Rena Saffra
  • Treasurer - Ari Kadish
  • Financial Secretary - Marjorie Kellner
  • Corresponding Secretary - Ed Stroh
  • Recording Secretary - Howard Boriskin
  • Webmaster – Hymie Goldstoff, CEO InterSoft Associates, Inc.
  • Ritual Chairmen – Shalom Huberfeld, Robert Kantowitz
  • Gabbaim – Donny Bodner, Howard Boriskin, Dani Kessler, Mark Rottenberg, David Saffra
                            Robert Scharf, Mordechai Schreck, Gavy Simon, Alan Weichselbaum
  • Catering Chairmen – Jeffrey Frieling, Uri Lazar
  • Cultural Co-Chairmen – Marc Kwestel & Shalom Huberfeld
  • Facility Chairman - Marc J. Sicklick
  • Security Chairman – Marc J. Sicklick 
  • House Chairman – Murray Kohn
  • Library Chairman – Abbe Dienstag
  • Membership Chairpeople – Gregg Duftler & Alissa Pomerantz
  • Tzedakah Chairperson – Debbie Dienstag
  • Youth Chairman – Yehuda Lazar & Tamar Scharf
  • Legal Counsel – Saul Bienenfeld 
  • Delegates - Lance Hirt,  Adam Hofstetter, Bezalel Mayer,
Thu, April 2 2020 8 Nisan 5780