Yeshiva University High Schools Present Annual Dinner of Tribute on May 16
Yeshiva University High Schools (YUHS) will hold their Annual Dinner of Tribute on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, NJ. This year’s honorees include Harvey and Deena Wrubel, Rabbi Tanchum Cohen and Rabbi Zvi Lew.
Harvey and Deena Wrubel are YU Benefactors and pillars of the Teaneck, N.J community. Strong supporters of a host of worthy organizations in the United States and Israel, the Wrubels are deeply involved in The Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey, Yeshivat Sha’alvim and their shul, Congregation Bnai Yeshurun. The YU High Schools are proud to honor the Wrubels by dedicating and naming Yeshiva University High School for Boys’s (YUHSB) Beis Medresh Katan Program in memory of Harvey’s father, Mr. Julius Wrubel z”l. The Wrubels are the proud parents of four children and four grandchildren.
Rabbi Tanchum Cohen, a popular maggid shiur at YUHSB, is the founding rebbe of the Beis Medresh Katan Program. He is a graduate of RIETS and Yeshiva College and was a Wexner Kollel Elyon Fellow for four years. Rabbi Cohen serves as assistant rabbi of Congregation Beth Abraham in Bergenfield, N.J. and he and his wife, Yaffa, are the proud parents of six children.
Rabbi Zvi Lew is the Israel guidance adviser at Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) and wears many hats. He teaches 10th grade chumash and 11th grade kashruth/halakha, advises YUHSG’s champion Torah Bowl team and delivers a regular Friday shiur to returning alumni. A product of Yeshiva College and RIETS, Rabbi Lew resides with his wife, Elana, and their four children in Kew Garden Hills, where he also gives several regular shiurim throughout the community.