Rabbi Avi  

Rabbi Avi is the director and co-founder of Center for Jewish Life. Rabbi Avi loves to express Jewish ideas by way of stories and tales that bring the concept home. As a veteran educator in Judaic studies both at JCDS and CJL, Rabbi Avi aims to bring his passion and joy for Judaism to the classroom. Rabbi Avi received his Rabbinate ordination from The Chabad Rabbinate of Israel, and his Masters in Theological Studies from Harvard University.


Luna Bukiet is the Director of Sparks and co-founder at Center for Jewish Life. With ten years of Judaic teaching experience, Luna brings an unparalleled passion and interpersonal know-how to connect with children of all ages. As a Licensed Occupational Therapist, Luna excels in communicating with each child at their level in a most nurturing environment.