Elementary & Middle School

15365 Magnolia Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Tel: (818) 783-3663        Fax: (818) 783-3739

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Early Childhood Center

12732 Chandler Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91607

Tel: (818) 980-0155        Fax: (818) 980-6908

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Middle School Boys- Judaic Studies




Rabbi Dovid Morris- 6th Grade Boys/Student Council Advisor



Rabbi Dovid Morris is entering his 13th year at Emek. He graduated from Brandeis University cum laude with departmental honors and a joint degree in Philosophy and Near Eastern Judaic Studies. He also studied six years in yeshivot in Israel, where he received smicha. In addition to being our history and Torah studies teacher, Rabbi Morris is also our senior trip/student council advisor.


To contact Rabbi Dovid Morris, email rdmorris@emek.org.





Rabbi Naftali Alt- 7th Grade Boys- Accelerated



Rabbi Naftali Alt was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Rabbinic and Talmudic Studies from Rabbi Jacob Joseph School in 2000. After his marriage, he studied in Jerusalem and then in Scranton, PA. He then moved to Los Angeles where he resides with his wife and 5 children. He has taught at Emek for the past 9 years and is an experienced Baal Korei. 


To contact Rabbi Naftali Alt, email alt@emek.org.









Rabbi Dov Ber Chaiton- 7th Grade Boys




To contact Rabbi Dov Ber Chaiton, email dchaiton@emek.org.









Rabbi Yisroel Majeski- 8th Grade Boys- Accelerated



Rabbi Yisroel Majeski currently lives in North Hollywood. After studying in Waterbury, Connecticut, he spent the next nine years studying in Israel. During that time, he received his Rabbinic degree from The Jerusalem Yeshiva and the Mir Yeshiva. He has taught in many different yeshivas. He and his wife have 5 children, all of whom are attending Emek. He is excited to spread Torah at Emek daily. 


To contact Rabbi Yisroel Majeski, email ymajeski@emek.org.








Rabbi Avraham Zachter- 8th Grade Boys



Rabbi Avraham Zachter received his Semicha (Rabbinic ordination) from Mesivta Tiferet Yerushlayim in New York, Rav Moshe Feinstein's Yeshiva. After graduating from Queens College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting & Computers, he continued his education at California State University Northridge and graduated with honors with an M.A. in Educational Leadership and Administration. Rabbi Zachter's previous occupations include Kashrus coordinator for the RCC, youth west coast regional director for the OU, National Conference of Synagogue Youth, Rebbe and Director of Student Activities at Yula & Shalhevet High Schools. In addition to this, he has volunteered for Hatzolah and is a certified instructor for the American Red Cross.


To contact Rabbi Avraham Zachter, email azachter@emek.org.