About Our High School Faculty

Michal Ben-GuyWorld Languages Department Chair and Hebrew Teacher
Jerusalem examination coordinator and instructor.
Education and Israeli studies
BA, University of Haifa

Gary Berger
Assistant Principal, Guidance and Student Services
BS, Arizona State University
MSW, Yeshiva University

Henny Bochner
Science and History Teacher
BA, Stern College for Women
MS, Azrieli Graduate School of Education
MA, Bernard Rebel Graduate School of Jewish Studies

Tzvi Bochner
Mathematics Teacher
BA in Applied Mathematics, Queens College

Diane Bohs
English Department Chair and English Teacher
BS, Villanova University
MA, Villanova University

Justin Bryant
History Department Chair and HistoryTeacher
BA, SUNY Stony Brook
MS, SUNY Stony Brook

Debbie Buechler
Art Teacher
BFA. CW Post, Long Island University
Certificate from Project Morah of Metrowest

David Chamudot
Sgan Rosh Hayeshiva, Tanach Department Chair, Tanach Teacher
MA, Bar Ilan University

Rabbi Yaacov Feit
Judaic Studies Teacher
BA, Yeshiva University
MA, Azrieli Graduate School of Education
Rabinnic Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

Debbie Finkelstein
Dean of Instruction
BA, New York University
MA, Kean University

Katie Formato
Math Teacher
BA, Western Governors University

Chaya Miriam Gerson
Judaic Studies, Art and Religious Guidance Teacher
BA, Yeshiva University
MA, Azrieli Graduate School of Education

Gladys Graham
Guidance Counselor, College Advisor
BA, Brooklyn College
MA, Brooklyn College
MA, St. Johns University

Sarah Guttmann
Assistant Director of Guidance
RKYHS Guidance Counselor
BA, CUNY Brooklyn College
MSW, Fordham Graduate School

Gail Hausdorff  
Spanish Teacher 
BS, Pennsylvania State University 

Robin Kaplan
School Nurse
MS in Nursing, Seton Hall University
BSN in Nursing, Syracuse University

Rabbi Steven Hirschey
Dean of Students; Boys Israel Guidance Advisor; Talmud Teacher
BA, Yeshiva University
Rabbinic Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

Rabbi Richard Kirsch
Director of Athletics, Judaic Studies and Sociology Teacher, Guidance
BA, Yeshiva University
MSW, Yeshiva University
Rabbinic Ordination, Yeshiva University

Ellen Kirson
Mathematics Department Chair; Mathematics Teacher
BS, Dickinson College
M.Ed, Beaver College

Chaye Kohl
English Teacher
BA, Brooklyn College
MA, Brooklyn College

Rabbi Shlomo Landau
Talmud Teacher
Smicha, Israel

Michele Levine
College Counselor
BS, York College of Pennsylvania
MA, St. Peter’s College

Hal Levy
Student Activities Director, History and Talmud Teacher
MS, Hofstra University

Allison Lyons
Director of Admissions and Community Relations
BA, Columbia University
MA, Jewish Theological Seminary
MA, Columbia University
 

Howard Malitz
Chemistry Teacher
BS, Illinois State University

Melissa Melillo
Physical Education Teacher
BS, Montclair State University

Norma Mintz
English and Tanach Teacher, Girls' Israel Guidance Advisor
BA, Columbia University
MS, Azrieli School of Education

Rabbi Yaakov Mintz
Science and Judaic Studies Teacher
BA, Yeshiva University
MA, Azrieli Graduate School of Education
Rabbinic Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

Azita Moradi
Hebrew Teacher
Michlala in Israel
Project Moreh

Taylor Moskovich
Mathematics Teacher
BA, St. Joseph's College

Jason Neuhof
Physical Education and Health Teacher
BS, Montclair State University
Teaching Certificate, Montclair State University

Deborah Orens
English Teacher
BA Douglass College, Rutgers University
JD, New  York. Law School; Rutgers School of Law, Newark
MS, Southern Connecticut State University
Certified K-6 Education

Jamie Pearlberg
Judaic Studies Teacher
BA, Columbia University
MFA, Columbia University
Rabbinic Ordination, YCT Rabbinical School

Rabbi Sacha Pecaric
History and Judaic Studies Teacher and Holocaust Studies Specialist
Rabbinic Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
MA, Columbia University
MA, PhD, Charles University, Prague

Howard Plotsker
Associate Principal
BA, Queens College
MA, Touro College

Danielle Rosenzveig
Judaic Studies Teacher
BA, Yeshiva University, Stern College for Women
MA, Azrieli Graduate School of Education, Yeshiva University

Abbey Roth
School Librarian and STEM Instructor
BA, University of Pennsylvania
MBA, Stern NYU
MA, Rutgers University

Rabbi Eliezer Rubin
Head of School - Klatt Family Rosh Hayeshiva
BA, Israel Department of Education
MA, Touro College
MA, New York University
Rabbinic Ordination, Chief Rabbinate of Israel

Rabbi David Schlusselberg
Judaic Studies Teacher
BA, Yeshiva University
MA, Azrieli Graduate School of Education
Rabbinic Ordination, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary

Rabbi Tzvi Sinensky
Judaic Studies Teacher
BA, Yeshiva University
MA, Azrieli Graduate School of Education, Yeshiva University

Logan Singman
Guidance/Student Services Counselor and Learning Lab Instructor
BA, Montclair State University

Davida Stadtmauer
Dean of Academic Affairs/Director of Learning Lab
BA, Queens College
MA, Columbia University

Sarah Steifel
Learning Center
BA, Yeshiva University
MA, New York University

Etti Steinberg
Hebrew Teacher
BA, Kean University

Steven Stein
Science Department Chair; Science Teacher
BA, University of Chicago
JD, Yeshiva University Cardozo School of Law
Ph.D., University of Chicago

Alina Suarez
Biology Teacher
BS, Miami Dade College
MA, Montclair State University

Rabbi Gershom Tave
Educational Technologist
BA, University of Florida

Brandon Tobal
Math Teacher
BS, Kean University
MA, Kean University

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Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy
Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School
110 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, New Jersey 07039
Phone 862.437.8000
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