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Rabbi Avi Bukiet is an experienced teacher and educator. His love for Judaism is evident in the classroom and in all facets of his life. Rabbi Avi received his Smicha Rabbinic degree in Israel under the auspices of Rabbi Yaroslavski. in addition to directing a Chabad Center, he is a valuable teacher at JCDS in Watertown, and holds a Masters in Theological Studies from Harvard University. Rabbi Avi hopes to encounter and engage a broader audience that will connect in a common goal. 


Luna Bukiet is the program director and Hebrew School director at Center for Jewish Life. She was also a loved teacher at the Chabad Hebrew School in Lexington, MA for many years. Luna has a BA in Psychology and is pursuing her advanced degree in Occupational Therapy. Her love for teaching and helping others is clear while teaching and directing various programs at the Center. Luna looks forward to continue imbuing a love and life for Judaism in the Arlington-Belmont community.