In August this 2016, Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges fully adopted the recommendations of the Governance Review Panel (GRP), chaired by the Hon. Ray Finkelstein AO QC.
In August this 2016, Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges fully adopted the recommendations of the Governance Review Panel (GRP), chaired by the Hon. Ray Finkelstein AO QC. This marked the first time that parents were able to elect the school board. It was a contested election and the qualifications and skills of the Directors provides for a high calibre board. The Directors of the new school board are:
Rabbi Elisha Greenbaum
Rabbi Elisha Greenbaum is the senior Rabbi of Moorabbin Hebrew Congregation and co-director of L'Chaim Chabad - Kingston. He comes from a family steeped in serving the community, specifically through Yeshivah and Beth Rivkah. He is an alumni or has previously taught in every one of the Rebbe's educational institutions in Melbourne.
Married to Leah, a Canadian, he and his wife dedicate themselves to their shlichus in Kingston and surrounding suburbs to promoting the benefits of Jewish education.
Greenbaum is a community Mohel and the Rabbinic Coordinator of Shifra Inc., a fertility services provider to the Jewish community. His 7 children are all being educated in or are alumni of Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah College.
Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Groner
Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Groner is a longstanding and senior Shliach of the Yeshivah Centre. In line with the GRPs recommendations, Rabbi Groner will remain a Director of the board, unless he is removed by the members.
Mrs Devora Rochel Herszberg
Devora Rochel has been part of the YBR schools for the past 24 years as a teacher, parent and past President of the Parents Association. Devora Rochel comes from a family of teachers and educators.
Mr Daniel Houseman
Daniel is a Partner in KPMG’s Management Consulting practice.
He has been volunteered in a range of communal institutions over the years. Daniel and his wife Tali have three children in Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah College.
Rabbi Yonoson Johnson
Yonoson Johnson is the Rosh HaKollel of Kollel Menachem Lubavitch in Melbourne. He is consulted on Halachic matters and lectures in other Melbourne Shules and communities.
Dr Miriam Munz
Miriam has been involved in Jewish education for over 45 years as a teacher, Deputy Head, and Principal in Jewish day schools.
She currently works as a research associate in the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation at Monash University and holds a position on the Zionist Federation of Australia where, amongst other programs, she is involved in providing professional development for Jewish Studies teachers around Australia.
Miriam’s three grandchildren attend Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah College.
Dr Shana Reuben
Dr Shana Reuben is senior optometrist at OPSM with a Masters in Marketing.
She has volunteered for both Jewish and secular organisations and is currently a participant in the Jewish Care Yesod program promoting young Jewish leadership.
Shana is a Beth Rivkah Graduate and married to Yigal Reuben (Yeshivah alum), they have three children attending Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah College.
Mr Dov Silberman
Dov has been a member of the Chabad Yeshivah community for over 40 years, having learnt at Yeshivah Gedolah, Melbourne, and at 770, New York. All his children attended Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah College, as do his grandchildren now.
He is a commercial litigation lawyer and arbitrator and is a member of the Arbitration and Determinative Dispute Resolution SIG Committee of Resolution Institute. He has a special interest in promoting halachic resolution procedures to commercial disputes within the community, having founded Jewish Arbitration, Melbourne.
Find out more about enrolling your child in Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges by contacting our Parent Liaison, Michelle Blutman and book a school tour today.