Judaic Studies

Rabbi Naftali Estreicher

nestreicher@ohryisrael.org

Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Estreicher is the tenth grade Rebbe at Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael. After eight years of learning at the Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia and five years in Jerusalem’s Mir Yeshiva he returned to his hometown of Atlanta Georgia.  Rabbi Estreicher was a founding member of the Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael Kollel in 2001.    Rabbi Estreicher has also served as a rebbe at Camp Bonim for a number of years during the summer and completed the Ohr Legola outreach training program.  

Rabbi Aryeh Adler

aadler@ohryisrael.org

Rabbi Aryeh Adler grew up on the lower east side of Manhattan, and then Teaneck NJ. He studied at Yeshivas Kerem B’Yavneh, Yeshiva University where he graduated cum laude, and R’ Tzvi Kushelefsky in Eretz Yisrael. He received semicha from Rabbi Beryl Wein while he was sho’el u’meishiv in Yeshiva Shaarei Torah and studying under his uncle, Rabbi Yitzchak Adler, whose derech halimud he adopted. Rabbi Adler began his teaching career teaching an honor’s eighth grade class in Monsey, NY after which he taught in Moshe Aaron Yeshiva HS in Central NJ for 12 years. In addition, while in NJ, R Adler took his love of teaching and spreading devar Hashem to Rutgers University, teaching students on campus and in his home for several years. He gave weekly classes in the community and maintained ongoing relationships with his many students. Rabbi Adler came to Atlanta to join YOY in 2011 with aspirations to mold his talmidim into b’nei Torah and lamdanim.

Rabbi Dov Foxbrunner

Originally from Silver Spring, MD, Rabbi Foxbrunner attended Yeshivat Keren B'Yavneh followed by the Mir Yeshiva and the Toras Shlomo Halacha Kollel. He received smicha from Rav Moshe Shternbuch and Rav Yosef Yitzchak Lerner.  Rabbi Foxbrunner taught at Yeshivas Ze’ev Hatorah and Machon Shlomo as well as heading his own Kollel specializing in Hilchos Shabbos and served as a translator and editor of the Koren Talmud Bavli.

Rabbi Foxbrunner came to Atlanta to serve as the Assistant Rabbi of Congregation Beth Jacob. This is his first year at Yeshivas Ohr Yisrael, where he teaches 12th grade bekius

Rabbi Binyomin Alon

balon@ohryisrael.org

Rabbi Binyomin Alon is the 11th grade Rebbe at Yeshiva Ohr Yisrael.  After studying in Beis Medrash and Mesivtah of Baltimore, he spent several years learning in Yeshivas Kodshim (R' Tzvi Kaplan) in Israel. Following his years in Israel, he married Fraidy and joined Beis Medrash Gavoah in Lakewood. In 2014, Rabbi Alon came to Atlanta to become a founding member of Kollel Ner Hamizrach along with seven other families. While studying in the Kollel, Rabbi Neuberger formed an 8th grade extracurricular study group, which Rabbi Alon taught. It was this group of boys that would later form his 11th grade class when he joined the Yeshiva full time in 2017.

Rabbi Daniel Gopin, LPC