3rd Grade



Rabbi Dovid Junik




Rabbi Dovid Junik grew up in London, England, on Shlichut helping spread Judaism around, and went on to graduate The Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey with ordination from Israel Meir Lau and Rabbi Chaim Schapiro. Together with his wife Dina they live in Encino. 

To contact Rabbi Junik, email [email protected] 

The teacher's assistant is Yosef Tropper. 




Channa Hakakha



Channa Hakakha is Emek's third-grade girl's teacher. She has previously worked as a Madricha in Israel after her Seminary year. Upon returning to Los Angeles, she worked in Or Hachaim as a middle school boys Mechina teacher for all Hebrew subjects. She has her BA from Touro College, Los Angeles. 

To contact Channa Hakakha, email [email protected]





Nicola Meyer



To contact Nicola Meyer, email [email protected]

The teacher's assistant is Sarafina Weisman. 








Caitlan Carroll



Caitlan Carroll was raised in the San Fernando Valley and attended de Toledo High School. Caitlan began working at Emek in 2017 as a T.A. in the first grade boys classroom. In February 2020, Caitlan became the third grade boys teacher. She graduated from the DeLeT program at Hebrew Union College with a teaching credential in 2020 and is currently pursuing her Masters in Education at the American Jewish University. 









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