Meet the Rabbi

Rabbi David Wilensky

Rabbi David Wilensky was the Associate Rabbi at Congregation Ohab Zedek in Manhattan, NY, from 2005 to 2009. He also served as Director of Educational and Social Programming. Prior to that he taught Talmudic studies at the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County (2003-2005). After studying in Israel at Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh (1995-1997) and Yeshiva Derech Hatalmud (1998), Rabbi Wilensky studied at Yeshiva University where he received his B.A. in psychology in 2002. In 2005 he received his ordination from Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) of Yeshiva University, and in 2012 he received his Masters in Jewish Education from the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration.


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This Shabbat
Parshat Mishpatim-Shekalim
Mincha: 5:25 p.m.
Candle Lighting: 5:29 p.m.

Shacharis: 9:00 a.m.
Mincha: 5:05 p.m.
Shabbat concludes: 6:31 p.m.
Upcoming Events
Plan to join us for "Purim Under One Tent", beginning Saturday evening, March 11, with the Megillah reading at 7:15 p.m., followed by arcade games, pizza, salads, cotton candy, popcorn and more! Cost: $9/person, $36/family max. Our family Purim Se'udah (Chinese meal) will be held Sunday, March 12, at 5:00 p.m. Cost: $15/adult, $10/child, $55/family max if paid by Wed., March 8th. If paid at the door, the cost is $18/adult, $12/child. A Sat./Sun. 2-event package price is: $75/family max, individuals at $20 if paid by Wed., March 8th.

Join our weekly Tuesday class with Rabbi Wilensky held in the shul's board room at 8:30 p.m. on "Chovot Halevavot: Nurturing the Inner Feelings of a Jew". This class is open for both men and women and no prior knowledge of Jewish texts is necessary. The class is studying the classic work of Rabbi Bachya Ibn Pekudah of 11th century Spain which focuses on cultivating the thoughts and emotions of self-reflection, trust, belief, humility, devotion, and love. If you are interested in more details, please contact Rabbi Wilensky.