Limudei Kodesh


   Rabbi Avi Schulman (since 2013) 

9th Grade Iyun/11th Grade Bekiyus 

Rabbi Schulman learned for seven years in Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim and Bais Medrash Gavoha in Lakewood. He then served for many years as a valued Rebbe in Yeshivas Ohr Eliyahu of Los Angeles. At Ohr Eliyahu Rabbi Schulman also managed the overall Junior-High-School programming and student development programs, and was a respected magid shiur in the community and adult education programs. He earned a reputation for complete dedication to his talmidim and his innovative programming and initiatives.  Rabbi Schulman holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Charter Oak University and an M.A. in Educational Leadership from Bellevue University.


  Rabbi Tsvi Greenfield (since 2012)  

9th Grade Rebbe/Student Activities Coordinator 

Rabbi Greenfield learned in Yeshivas Toras Moshe for 3 years followed by another 3 years in the Mir Yeshiva under Rabbi Elimelech Resnick, with whom he maintains a close kesher. He received semicha from Rav Moshe Shternbach, Shlit"a. He is a graduate of the Torah U'Mesorah's Merkaz Teacher Training Program and has a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Excelsior College. Before joining MAY, he was Assistant to the Rosh HaYeshiva and Maggid Shiur in Yeshivas Ohr HaChaim in Queens and a DRS Night Seder Chaburah Rebbe. Rabbi Greenfield continues to deliver weekly community Chumash shiurim in his home and, during the summer, serves as CIT Division Head at Camp Areivim

  Rabbi Leibe Wolf (since 1993) 

10th Grade

A musmach of Rav Avraham Pam, zt"l, Rabbi Wolf taught in Torah Vadaath prior to joining MAY. He is involved in kiruv programs for yeshiva students and adults. Rabbi Wolf has served in variety of chinuch positions at summer camps, including serving as learning rebbe and night seder mashgiach at Camp Romimu and learning rebbe at Camp Rayim.

  Rabbi Shlomo Karp (since 2016)

  10th Grade

After learning in Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim, Rabbi Karp continued his studies at Yeshiva Ohr HaChaim in Queens. He received his smicha from Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg, shlit”a, in Eretz Yisrael.Rabbi Karp has extensive chinuch experience, having served as 8th grade Rebbe in HALB and 12th grade Rebbe at Mesivta  Yesodei Yeshurun in Queens.

   Rabbi Yehoshua Robinson (since 2012)

11th Grade

A musmach of Beis Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, Rabbi Robinson studied in Eretz Yisroel for two years, after which he learned under thetutelage of Harav Zelig Epstein, zt"l, in Yeshivas Sha'ar HaTorah and became a close talmid of HaRav Kalman Epstein, shlit"a. He learned in the Toronto Community Kollel for fivr years, learning with and giving shiurim to community members and high school students. Most recently, Rabbi Robinson directed the Mekor Boruch Program at Yeshivas Zichron Aryeh in Far Rockaway.


 Rabbi Shmuel Oratz (since 2000) 

11th Grade 

A musmach of Rav Tuvia Goldstein, zt"l, Rabbi Shmuel Oratz also learned under Rabbi CHaim Epstein. Before joining MAY, he was a rebbe at Yeshiva of Brooklyn for eight years.He brings many years of General Studies experience to his role as faculty advisor for ourtwo studetn publications, the weekly digest of divrei Torah, Ateres HaShavua and the school newspaper, Ateres Star.

   Rabbi Yonasan Sprung (since 2013) 

12th Grade 

Rabbi Sprung studied at Yeshivas Sha'alvim for two years and then attended Yeshiva University where he graduated as Valedictorian of his class with a B.A. in Economics. He returned to Eretz Yisroel and studied at Yeshivas Derech HaTalmud for six years and then at Yeshivas Chevron under the famous Musar personality, Rav   Naftali Kaplan. Rabbi Sprung taught for three years at Yeshivas Derech HaTalmud where he also directed the Bekius Program and subsequently joined, joined Yeshivas Ohr Yerushalayim, where his unique talents made him a star mechanech.

   Rabbi Yehuda Orlansky (since 2011)

12th Grade 

A veteran of Yeshiva Bais Moshe of Scranton, Yeshiva of Philadelphia, Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim, and Bais Medrash Govoha of Lakewood under Rab Yisroel Neuman, shlit"a, Rav Orlansky receieved certification from the  Va'ad Chizuk, under the direction of Rav Eli Wolbe, focusing on kiruv krovim. He also participated in a 2 year course from Rav Eber, Mashgiach of Yeshivas Ohr Yisroel in Petach Tikvah, focusing on developing self esteem in adolescents. 

   Rabbi Manoach Gelbfish (since 1998

12th Grade
Rabbi Gelbfish is a musmach of Rav Moshe Halberstram and Rav Shlomo Wolbe. While learning at Lakewood he   completed the Merkaz Teacher Training Course, the Torah U'mesorah Teachers Course, and the Educational   Support Services Course. He was Learning Director in Camp Agudah of Toronto and directed and participated in   S.E.E.D. programs in Great Neck, New York and Cincinnati, Ohio. He also taught for four years at the Kerem   Sarah Institute for Advanced Learning. Rabbi Gelbfish is also a certified Mohel.

   Rabbi David Harary(since 2001)

MAYER Program

Rabbi Harary studied in yeshivos both in Eretz Yisroel and America, including Mercaz HaTorah and Mikdash Melech. He holds a dual teaching certification for both Special Education and General Studies, and previously taught at Sylvan Learning Centers. He has a B.S. in Special Education from Monmouth University.


Last Updated on December 2019