Middle School Boys- Judaic Studies

Rabbi Naftali Alt- 6th Grade Boys


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 10 years and is an experienced Baal Korei. 

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






Rabbi Shua Einbinder- 6th Grade Boys Accelerated



To contact Rabbi Shua Einbinder, email yeinbinder@emek.org.








Michoel Elyahoozadeh- Mechina Track 

To contact Michoel Elyahoozadeh, email melyahoozadeh@emek.org.



Rabbi Yosef Plittman- 7/8th Grade Boys 

Rabbi Yosef Plittman will be joining Emek’s academic team for the coming school year.  As a Rebbi, his goal has always been to utilize his learning background, professional training, experience working with kids, and friendly personality to teach children, imparting a passion for Torah and Judaism.  Rabbi Plittman is excited to share his knowledge and enthusiasm with Emek’s 7th and 8th grade boys in the accelerated track.  Rabbi Plittman joins us from Yeshiva Aaron Yaakov Ohr Eliyahu, where he was the 6th grade Rebbi, teaching subjects including but not limited to Gemorah, Mishnah, Chumash, Parsha, and Chagim.  He studied in Toras Moshe, Jerusalem, Israel from 2006 – 2009 under the direction of Rabbi Moshe Meiselman and attended Rabbi Yaakov Leff's Yeshiva in Adelphia, NJ from 2009-2013.  After marrying Los Angeles native and Bais Yaakov graduate Yael Rosenbaum, he returned to Toras Moshe from 2013 – 2016, studying Issur v’Heter under the direction of Rabbi Shmuel Weiner.   The Plittmans have two adorable girls, four year-old Ayelet Esther and two year-old Avital.  Rabbi and Mrs. Plittman enjoy getting to know Jews from all backgrounds, and are looking forward to joining the Emek family, as well as becoming involved in our community.

To contact Rabbi Yosef Plittman, email yplittman@emek.org.


Rabbi Dov Ber Chaiton- 7/8th 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 8 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 Moshe Segal- 7/8th Grade Boys Accelerated- Student Council Advisor


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











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