Faculty

Rabbi Moshe Chaim Sosevsky, Ed.D

Rabbi Moshe Chaim Sosevsky, Ed.D

Rosh Hayeshiva

Rabbi Sosevsky grew up in Brooklyn. he attended the famous RJJ Yeshiva from High School through Semicha, and subsequently gave an english language Gemara Shiur there for 3 years.

While learning in Kollel at RJJ in the mornings, he ...

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Rabbi Shmuel Wagner

Rabbi Shmuel Wagner

Mashigiach Ruchani

Background: Grew up in rabbinic home in Brooklyn. Studied in Mir Yeshiva high school and Beis Medrash. Spent the year after high school in Yeshivas Kfar Chassidim in Eretz Yisrael. After marriage lived in Bnei Brak, ...

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Rabbi Asher Balanson

Rabbi Asher Balanson

Rosh Kollel- Posek of the Yeshiva

Rav Balanson is a key part of the OJ staff, and his ties with the Talmidim extend way past their time at the Yeshiva.

Rav Balanson was born in Brooklyn, NY, and attended Yeshiva of Flatbush High ...

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Rabbi Ephraim Weingot

Rabbi Ephraim Weingot

Mashgiach of night seder

Rabbi Ephraim Weingot studied at the Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin rabbinical seminary under the tutelage of Rav Yitzchock Hutner z”l. He continued his studies at the Yeshiva Of The South in Memphis Tennessee under the tutelage of Rav Meir Belsky ...

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Rabbi Noach Sosevsky

Rabbi Noach Sosevsky

Shana Bet Rebbe

Rabbi Noach Sosevsky,the son of the Rosh Hayeshiva, gives the top Shana Bet Gemara Shiur at the yeshiva.

R' Noach was born in Englewood New Jersey, and made Aliyah with his family to Har Nof Yerushalayim in 1980. Having ...

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Rabbi Nissim Abrin

Rabbi Nissim Abrin

Menahel Chinuchi

Rabbi Abrin was raised in Detroit, Michigan, and studied in the Telshe Yeshiva in Chicago for six years. He then continued his studies in Mir Yerushalyim for four years, and spent six years in a high level ...

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Rabbi Avraham Feldman

Rabbi Avraham Feldman

Night seder rebbe - shana bet; hashkafa- shana alef

Rabbi Feldman has been on staff at OJ for close to 20 years and has been the catalyst for the success of so many of the talmidim over the years.

Rabbi Feldman was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin, attended ...

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Rabbi Avraham Fuchs

Rabbi Avraham Fuchs

Rebbe for gemara and halacha

Rabbi Fuchs' infectious smile and wit have become a tradition among alumni and new students alike. He has been at OJ for twelve years and taught a whole range of shiurim ;not only the Gemora B'Iyun shiur in the morning but also the popular ...

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Rabbi Elie Berkowitz

Rabbi Elie Berkowitz

Shana Aleph rebbe

While Rabbi Berkowitz joined the OJ staff in 2009, he is no stranger to the yeshiva.

He attended Ohr Yerushalayim as a student from 2001-2003, and the yeshiva is proud to have him back on board helping mold the next generation of OJ ...

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Rabbi Joel Bloom

Rabbi Joel Bloom

Shana Bet Rebbe

Rabbi Joel Bloom is originally from Edison, New Jersey.  He attended T.A.B.C in Teaneck for high school. He then went to Shaalavim for one year and Derech Hatalmud, Rav Ilson's Yeshiva, for his second year. He got a B.A from Yeshiva ...

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Rabbi Dovid Schechter

Rabbi Dovid Schechter

Av Bayit and Night Seder Rebbe

Rabbi Dovid Schechter grew up in Long Beach, NY, learned in Ohr Yerushalayim for two years before getting married and returning to Beit Meir as the yeshiva's Av Bayit and night seder Rebbe. Rabbi Schechter received rabbinic ordination from ...

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Rabbi Chaim Sosna

Rabbi Chaim Sosna

Gemara Tutor

We are honored to have a seasoned veteran, in Rabbi Sosna on staff at the yeshiva.

Rabbi Sosna grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended HTC of Skokie, as well as Ner Yisroel of Baltimore and Toronto, Yeshivas R' Chaim Berlin in ...

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Rabbi David Sternberg

Rabbi David Sternberg

Night seder rebbe - shana bet

Was born in Bronx, New York.  Attended Yeshiva University where he earned his B.A.  Attended Ferkauf Graduate School where he earned his M.S. in Education. Earned a minor from Yeshiva University in History.

Came to Israel to ...

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Rabbi Yehuda Landy

Rabbi Yehuda Landy

Scholar in residence

 

Rav Leibel Lopiansky

Rav Leibel Lopiansky

Afternoon Rebbe

Rabbi Lopiansky attended the RJJ High-school and Yeshiva Gedolah of South Fallsburg. Afterwards, he studied in Eretz Yisroel for several years in Mir Yeshiva under Rav Chaim Schmulewitz and Rav Nochum Partzovits. Upon returning to the States he studied in Beth ...

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Rabbi Avi Wagner

Rabbi Avi Wagner

Coordinator of alumni affairs

Background: Born and bred in Har Nof, Jerusalem. Son of Mashgiach. Spent lots of shabbosos and yomim toving in OJ as young child.

Studied in prestigious yeshivos in Yerushalayim becoming a talmid muvhak of R' Elya ...

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Rabbi Noach Victor

Rabbi Noach Victor

Shana Bet Rebbe

Rabbi Victor was raised in Brooklyn, NY and attended Yeshiva in Scranton, PA. He studied in Israel for many years under the tutelage of Rabbi Moshe Wolpin Shlit"a. Rabbi Victor joined the OJ staff in ...

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Rabbi Mati Diamond

Rabbi Mati Diamond

Shana Aleph Rebbe

Rabbi Diamond was raised in The Five Towns, and he attended Kerem B'Yavneh after High School, and continued his studies in Ner Yisroel Baltimore and Mir Yeshiva. Rabbi Diamond joined the OJ staff in ...

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Rabbi Yehuda Litwen

Rabbi Yehuda Litwen

Shana Aleph Rebbe

Rabbi Litwen was raised in the five towns, and he studied in Ner Yisroel, Blatimore and Yeshiva of Far Rockaway before ascending to Israel to study in the Yeshiva of Harav Yaakov Freidman, where he rose to prominence as a ...

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Rabbi Aaron Fruchtman

Rabbi Aaron Fruchtman

Night Seder Rebbe \ S'gan Mashgiach

Rabbi Fruchtman is a tremendous asset to Yeshiva, and his presence on the Moshav together with his family is a vital contribution to the extracurricular pleasantness of the Yeshiva. Rabbi Fruchtman is originally from ...

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