About Me

Rabbi Doctor – Mashpia & Teacher

Who I Am

Rabbi, Mashpia, and Theological Doctor from Portland, Oregon.

What I Do

Serve Jewish communities near and far by inspiring neshamos and helping in kashrus, mikveh, eruvin, and counseling.

Highlight reel

  • Smicha in Issur v’Heter from Yeshiva Pirchei Shoshanim (the Shulchan Aruch Project), a NGO member of the United Nations. [View Certificate]
  • Doctorate in Semiotics, Leadership, and Future Change with a defended dissertation on Jewish-Christian Relations. [View Dissertation]
  • Involved in Kashrus, Eruvin, Mikvaos, and Digital Initiatives (Web Design, Social Media, Graphics, Marketing, etc.).
  • Teacher on Bitachon, Chassidus, Halacha, and Mussar. I have degrees and certifications in professional life coaching and counseling.
  • Observant Hasidic Orthodox Jew under the guidance and haskama of HaRav Benzion ben Yechiel Michel Twerski, shlit”a.

Education & experience

Semicha. Doctorate. Masters. Bachelors with triple minor. Three Associates. Multiple Certifications. I’ve got you covered.

Rabbinic Training & Certification

Semicha issued by Yeshiva Pirchei Shoshanim 
Shulchan Aruch Project, NGO member of United Nations
Semicha in: Issur v’Heter [View Certificate]
Currently studying: Hilchos Niddah, Eruvin, Maachalei Akum, Hechsher Kailim.

Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

Degree issued by Portland Seminary (George Fox University)
Focus in Leadership, Semiotics, and Future Change
Custom Coursework in Jewish Studies.
Cohort-based program with Dr. Leonard Sweet.
Dissertation on Jewish-Christian Relations. [View Dissertation]

Masters of Divinity (MDiv),  Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Degrees issued by Liberty University
Minors in Biblical Studies, Psychology, and Counseling. 
Additional coursework completed in Life Coaching.

Professional Certifications

Mashgiach Training Seminar – Star K
AKO Mashgiach Certified – Kosher Institute of America
Kosher Empowered, Home Edition – Kosher Institute of America

Professional Life Coaching – Light University
Healthy Sexuality – Light University
Caring for Kids G-d’s Way – Light University
Marriage Works – Light University
Addiction Counseling – Light University
Caring for People G-d’s Way – Light University


  • Years of experience in kashrus, mikveh, and eruvin:
    • Working a regional Va’ad in retail and industrial kashrus, representing several national agencies
    • Checking, maintaining, and helping build eruvin for camps and communities
    • Maintaining kashrus and cleanliness of keilim and community use mikveh
  • Over 12 years of administrative non-profit work in the colleges
  • Over 15 years coding websites, managing social media accounts, and developing digital projects

Current & past projects

Let’s Do It Together

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