RABBI YOSEF GRANOFSKY
Rosh Yeshiva / Dean
Since founding Yeshivat Ohr David together with Rav Chaim Flom ZT”L, in 1980, Rabbi Yosef Granofsky has been a visionary in the field of post high school Jewish education.
Rabbi Granofsky is a graduate of Yeshiva University, with a degree in both psychology and education. A Talmid of Yeshivat Chofetz Chaim, New York, he went on to teach at their Yerushalayim branch. Rav Granofsky received Smicha from Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg. The Rosh Yeshiva also spent more than 25 years in the IDF Reserves.
He resides in the Ramat Shlomo neighborhood of Yerushalayim.
MORNING AND AFTERNOON SEDER RABBIS
In Depth Gemara and Other Subjects
RABBI RAPHAEL MONCYZK
Rabbi Raphael Monczyk is an alumnus of Sh’ar Yashuv Yeshiva and the Mir Yerushalayim Kollel. Rabbi Monczyk is a member of Ohr David's morning seder staff, giving our bochrim the individualized and patient attention they need to improve their basic reading and learning skills. As Head of Recruitment he works diligently to provide Ohr David with a fresh and eager set of bochrim each year. Rabbi Monczyk lives in the Ramat Shlomo neighborhood of Yerushalayim.
NIGHT SEDER RABBIS
Gemara BKiyus and Other Classes
RABBI CHAIM ESTRIN
Rabbi Chaim Estrin was a talmid of Yeshivas Zichron Yaakov and learned in both the Kollel Toras Moshe and the Kollel of Rabbi Moshe Wolpin. He also holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida. Over the years Rav Estrin has taught in Yeshivat Ohr Somayach and Yeshivas Netzach among others. Here in Yeshivat Ohr David he is currently head of the night seder staff and as such oversees our night seder programming. Rav Estrin lives within walking distance to the Yeshiva in Ramot and often hosts bochurim for Shabbat meals and after seder activities.