Middle School Boys- Judaic Studies

Rabbi Dovid Morris- 6th Grade Boys/Student Council Advisor


Rabbi Dovid Morris is entering his 13th year at Emek. He graduated from Brandeis University cum laude with departmental honors and a joint degree in Philosophy and Near Eastern Judaic Studies. He also studied six years in yeshivot in Israel, where he received smicha. In addition to being our history and Torah studies teacher, Rabbi Morris is also our senior trip/student council advisor.

To contact Rabbi Dovid Morris, email rdmorris@emek.org.





Rabbi Naftali Alt- 6th Grade Boys- Accelerated


Rabbi Naftali Alt was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Rabbinic and Talmudic Studies from Rabbi Jacob Joseph School in 2000. After his marriage, he studied in Jerusalem and then in Scranton, PA. He then moved to Los Angeles where he resides with his wife and 5 children. He has taught at Emek for the past 9 years and is an experienced Baal Korei. 

To contact Rabbi Naftali Alt, email alt@emek.org.





Rabbi Dov Ber Chaiton- 7th Grade Boys


Rabbi Dovber Chaiton was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he attended Torah Academy Schools. Following school, he learned in Yeshivot in Israel and America completing his Rabbinic Ordination at the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown, New Jersey with ordination from Rabbi Israel Meir Lau and Rabbi Chaim Schapiro. Rabbi Chaiton has been teaching and learning from students for more than 7 years. Rabbi Chaiton lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons. With his spare time, Rabbi Chaiton marvels that he has found some spare time. 

To contact Rabbi Dov Ber Chaiton, email dchaiton@emek.org.




Rabbi Einbinder- 7th Grade Boys Accelerated











Rabbi Avraham Zachter- 6th Grade Boys


Rabbi Avraham Zachter received his Semicha (Rabbinic ordination) from Mesivta Tiferet Yerushlayim in New York, Rav Moshe Feinstein's Yeshiva. After graduating from Queens College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting & Computers, he continued his education at California State University Northridge and graduated with honors with an M.A. in Educational Leadership and Administration. Rabbi Zachter's previous occupations include Kashrus coordinator for the RCC, youth west coast regional director for the OU, National Conference of Synagogue Youth, Rebbe and Director of Student Activities at Yula & Shalhevet High Schools. In addition to this, he has volunteered for Hatzolah and is a certified instructor for the American Red Cross.

To contact Rabbi Avraham Zachter, email azachter@emek.org.        




Rabbi Moshe Segal- 8th Grade Boys Accelerated 


To contact Rabbi Segal, email msegal@emek.org.











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