Rabbi Shmuel grew up in Plainview, New York. After graduating from Rambam Mesivta, he spent two years studying at Yeshivat Torat Shraga. In the following years, he attended Yeshiva University Sy Syms School of Business, where he majored in Strategy and Entrepreneurship. For the latter two of his four years at Yeshiva University, Shmuel was a Resident Advisor and Head Resident Advisor, actively involved in campus and student life. Shmuel then participated in the YU Semicha program, completing his studies at the Gruss Kollel in Yerushalayim. He is excited to begin a master’s at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work this year. Shmuel is always up for a coffee, game of basketball, or a good shmooze.

Rabbi Shmuel Rosenthal and Miriam Rosethal

Miriam is from West Hempstead, New York. She attended Central high school and then spent a year studying at Sha’alvim for Women in Israel. Afterwards, Miriam graduated from Stern College with a major in Biology. Following that, she participated in the Matan Scholars Program which specializes in advanced women’s Halacha and Tanach learning, and worked in marketing. Currently Miriam studies medicine at the American Medical Program at Tel Aviv University. Miriam enjoys learning new things from podcasts, building connections with others over Shabbat meals, and a great soundtrack playlist.

Rabbi Shmuel and Miriam will be moving to Herzliya to be a part of the dynamic, thriving community at Reichman University. They are excited to immerse themselves in the community, adding their own unique flavor and enthusiasm to the mix!


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