Administration

Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe, Ph.D.

Rosh HaYeshiva (since 2000)

A musmach of Yeshiva Gedolah of Miami Beach, he co-founded the Yeshiva Gedolah of Yeshivat Keter Torah  in Mexico City, where he also taught for four years. Subsequently, he taught eighth grade at Yeshivas Eitz Chaim in Toronto for thirteen years and became Vice-Principal. He was also a Senior Lecturer for Ohr Somayach, a consultant to She’arim Hebrew Day School for children with learning disabilities, and taught for both Ma’alot and Maimonides College. He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is licensed to practice in NYS.

  Rabbi Sam Rudansky, M.A., J.D.

Principal General Studies (Since 2002)

Rabbi Sam Rudansky has extensive experience in high school education having taught at HANC, HAFTR, and    Frisch High Schools. He also served as the English Principal at Yeshiva M’kor Chaim, was Assistant to the Dean  at Rambam Mesivta, and Assistant to the Undergraduate Dean of Students at Touro College. In addition to a    Bachelors Degree Cum Laude from Yeshiva University and a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from New York University, he holds a J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Rabbi Yossi Bennett, M.S. 

Assistant Menahel/Assistant Principa(since 2006)

A musmach of Rav Eliyahu Schneider of Yeshiva Sh’or Yoshuv, after extensive learning at Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim. He has a Masters Degree in Education from The Azrieli School of Jewish Education &  Administration. Rabbi Bennett is also the former Executive Director of the Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists and co-author of "The Kosher Kitchen Handbook." He holds his NYS Teacher Certification and Certification from Torah u'Mesorah's Torah Educators Institute in Jerusalem as well as from Ohel's Teachers Seminar.

Rabbi Yehudah Horowitz 

Mashgiach Ruchani (since 1992)

Rabbi Horowitz is a musmach of Rav Avraham Pam. zt”l and a talmid muvhak of Rav Moshe Wolfson. As Mashgiach Ruchani, Rabbi Horowitz works closely with talmidim individually and also delivers vaadim to shiuram. He has a B.A. in Economics from Touro College.

   Rabbi Yitzi Kohn   

Student Activities Coordinator (since 2019) 

Rabbi Yitzi Kohn learned for six years in Eretz Yisroel in both Mir Yeshiva and Aderes HaTorah under RabbiChaim Tzvi Senter. He took the Ner Lelef chinuch course in Eretz Yisroel and was a Rebbe for seven years in Great Neck and Queens before joining MAY. He has also run many camp and activity programs over Yomim Tovim and serves as a Camp Director and Head Counselor for many years in upstate New York.

Last Updated on December 2019