Rabbi Avraham Bekhor is the Executive Director of Chabad Center for Jewish Life. A native of Italy, Rabbi Bekhor received his Rabbinic ordination in 1995 in Brooklyn, NY. He additionally furthered his Rabbinic education and/or received certification in the areas of: Shatnez, Safrus, Niddah and Shechitah. Rabbi Bekhor was the director of an outreach school for Jewish University age students in Yerres, France for three years and then came to Randolph to direct and expand the Chabad of Randolph  in 2001. Known for his compassion and kindness, Rabbi Bekhor enjoys bringing the relevancy of the timeless messages of our Torah into the community while guiding others to build a beautiful and wholesome relationship with G‑d. Speaking six languages fluently: English, Hebrew, Yiddish, Italian, French and Arabic, Rabbi Bekhor enjoys conversing and connecting with others while inspiring and uplifting people from all walks of life and from all age groups. Officiating lifecycle events, delivering sermons, teaching adult education courses and conducting prayer services are just some of the scope of the Rabbi’s work.

Chava Bekhor is the Managing Director of Chabad Center for Jewish Life. Chava is a third generation involved in the Randolph community. Her parents, Yaakov & Devora Tilson were the founders of the Chabad of Randolph in 1986. Growing up in Randolph has given her the insight of the needs of the community and what programming and classes to offer. As a trained teacher and as a certified Life Coach, Chava is passionate about making the joys and knowledge found in Judaism accessible and relevant to all via courses, classes and events.  Being a mother and a grandmother over the past 25 years has been her greatest teacher. Bringing Judaism to life while connecting people to each other has been one of her greatest passions.

Randi Kushel has lived in Randolph since 2001 with her husband and three children. She has run the Hebrew Country Preschool’s mommy and me and is a current pre school teacher in Shalom Yeladim. Randi’s passion for learning, teaching & celebrating Jewish traditions has always been at the forefront in her life. Connecting with the Jewish Community here in Randolph, NJ as well as worldwide brings her so much joy. Randi is involved in organizing our women's programming in our community.

Klara Sussman has lived in Randolph with her husband and three children since 2011. She has always been active in organizing events and bringing the larger community together in the most beautiful way. Klara is passionate about her Judaism and enjoys bringing it to life for others and is the mastermind behind our programming for young families.

 

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Dana Monachello has lived in Randolph for the past 20 years and chose this community because of its strong Jewish connections. She lives with her husband, three children, and two dogs. Dana's warmth, spirituality, Jewish values and educational expertise has enhanced our community. She is the co-director of the Chabad Hebrew School.

Phyllis Mackinney has lived in Randolph with her husband and son since 2005. Her relationship with Chabad began when looking for a preschool for her now 18 year old son. Phyllis brings the sunshine into our community by leading our Sunshine Club, dedicated to supporting and celebrating our amazing community.

Helaine Schreiber has been living in Randolph since 1992 and has raised her three daughters here. Along with being a preschool teacher, Helaine teaches adults alike about the richness and joys of our heritage. Bringing people together is a hobby of hers. Helaine is looking forward in ensuring our Shabbat and holiday programming will meet the needs of the community and that everyone will be welcomed in and feel comfortable. She also chairs our Chai Society Club.

 

 

Tehilla Louis moved to Morristown after getting married this past summer. She spent the last year at Machon L’Yahadus Seminary in Brooklyn to grow in her Jewish observance. She grew up in a small town close to Toronto (your northern neighbour)! Tehilla completed her Master’s in Epidemiology and Speech-Language Pathology. She is passionate about bringing people together and creating events that unite Jews from all backgrounds. Tehilla is incredibly excited to help run the CTeen program and get to know the Randolph Jewish community.