Our staff

Chani Tkatch

Chani Tkatch

Chani Tkatch is the Director and teacher of the younger division. She attended Ateret Bnos Yesrushalyim and recieved a certificate in Teaching. She ran a two year old playgroup for 6 years. Then, Chani was a preschool Morah for 3 years at Talmudical Academy. She wrote the curriculum and directed the After school program "Imagination Station" for 3 years. She is beginning her second year teaching Pre-K at Torah Day School.

Rabbi Shlomo Abrams

Rabbi Shlomo Abrams

Rabbi Shlomo Abrams is the founder of the Hebrew School, and leader of the Bar Mitzvah program and Teen Boys Learning Division.

Chavie Cohen

Chavie Cohen

Chavie Cohen is the leader of the Bat Mitzvah Program and Tween girls teacher. Chavie Cohen is originally from Brooklyn, New York where she received a masters in education from Touro College. She had worked with children of all ages, from preschool through high school and has also worked with children with developmental delays. Her favorite age has been middle school, as the students blossom from children into young adults and she looks forward to leading the bat mitzvah program.

Maayan Naim

Maayan Naim

Maayan Naim is our Hebrew reading Specialist (Will get you profile pic of her as well.) She was born and raised in Beersheba, Israel. Maayan has lived in Dallas for the last year and a half with the goal of spreading the Hebrew language and making children fall in love with the language and with the land of Israel! She has experience with children working in Torah day school, Chabad of Dallas and Akiba.

Shani Epstein

Shani Epstein

Shani Epstein is the Second Level Teacher. She is 16 years old, goes to Mesorah High School for Girls, and is one of 8 children. She has much experience with children of all ages, and has been working in the childcare program of the JLC for many years. She is excited to have the opportunity to teach in the JLC Sunday School this year, and can't wait to meet you, and your child for the upcoming school year!