Camp Directors

Matt Bar

Matt Bar is the director of Bible Raps, a full-time nonprofit expanding its focus on co-leading a collaborative organization with other hip hop pedagogues called Rappers and Rabbis. Bible Raps has sold 2,500 albums and performed in stage shows and collaborative musical workshops for more than 125,000 youth in 75 cities in the U.S., U.K., […]

James Williams

James Williams is a passionate Jewish Educator currently living in Efrat, Israel. Born and raised in Birmingham, United Kingdom, his passion for educating began early on and it has stayed with him ever since. James was involved in Snif in Birmingham as Chanich, Madriach & Rosh. James continued his involvement with Bnei Akiva working on […]

Rabbi Jonny Gordon

Rabbi Gordon received a B.A. in Jewish History from Yeshiva University, a M.A. in Talmud from Bar Ilan University, and semicha from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. Before joining Kohelet in 2013, Rabbi Gordon lived in Israel, teaching Tanach, Gemara and Halacha at Yeshivat HaKotel and Midreshet Devora, while studying toward a B.Ed […]

Zahava Bauer

Zahava Bauer will be one of your lucky Roshei Chinuch this summer! While she spends the year teaching middle school students at CTA, her favorite kids are her two little boys, Yair and Shalev. Zahava enjoys learning Torah, teaching Torah, reading, hiking, biking, roasting marshmallows… really anything campy! She can’t wait for an awesome summer […]

Barbara Sasson

Barbara Sasson is a rising senior at Kohelet Yeshiva High School. She enjoys spending her time playing sports, hanging out with her friends, reading, and getting Starbucks. This is going to be her third year at Moshava Ba’ir, and she is excited to plan fun programs, and can’t wait for an amazing summer!

Adi Ciner

Adi Ciner loves camp. As a Bala Cynwyd native, Adi was actively involved in sniff and spent well over a decade of summers at Moshava IO. Adi volunteered as a lone soldier in the IDF, studied Psychology in YU and is a graduate student at the Azrieli School for Education and RIETS. Adi’s passion to […]

Elchanan Haber

Elchanan Haber lives is Gush Etzion, Israel. He just finished high school at Derech Avot in Efrat. When he isn’t saving lives volunteering for Mada, he likes playing baseball, working out, or jamming on his guitar. He also enjoys cooking and makes excellent stir fry! Fun fact, this past Purim he shaved his head just […]

Shirly Kolet

Shirly Kolet, a Community Manager and Content Creator. Shirly got her MBA degree in Marketing and Organizational Behavior from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is passionate about communities & social networks and is doing so by capturing moments, connecting between people, and storytelling in Social Media groups. She was born in Israel and moved […]

Dovid Weintraub

Dovid Weintraub graduated from Mesivta High School this year and is planning on going to Yeshivat Hakotel next year. Dovid is a certified Lifeguard and is certified in CPR and first aid. As a volunteer firefighter, keeping people safe has become part of his daily life and he plans to bring that mindset to camp […]

Rav Yaakov

Rav Yaakov, originally from Boston, Massachusetts, has Semikha from RIETS, a Master’s Degree in Jewish Education and Administration from Azrieli, as well as a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Creighton University. Rav Yaakov served as an Educator, Pastoral Services Coordinator, and Mashgiach Ruchani in Omaha, Nebraska. In those positions, he developed and promoted educational […]