Rabbi Zev Senter- Program Director
After studying in Israel for three years at Kerem B’Yavneh, Rav Zev Senter later received his B.S. in accounting from Lander College, where he learned under the guidance of HaRav Eliyahu Soloveitchik and HaRav Yonason Sacks. Rabbi Senter serves as a rebbe in Heichal Hatorah and has been involved with many camps in the past including, Manavu, ACH, Kaylie, and Morasha Kollel. Rav Senter served as counselor and program director in Morasha Kollel before taking on his role as director of ShoKo. As the director of Camp ShoKo, Rabbi Senter makes sure that the programing and schedule are designed to each individual camper's needs to make sure they each have the summer of a lifetime.
Rabbi Aryeh Stechler- Rosh Kollel
Rav Stechler currently serves as the Rosh Yeshiva of Heichal Hatorah. Rabbi Stechler received his B.A from Yeshiva College and Semicha at Yeshivas Rabbeinu Yitzchok Elchanan (RIETS, YU) where he learned under the guidance of HaRav Herschel Schachter, shlit”a, and HaRav Michael Rosensweig, shlit”a. Rav Stechler also served as the Executive Vice President of the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County. Rabbi Stechler will be coming to camp and give daily shiurim to the older talmidim.
Rabbi Daniel Schwechter- Camp Mashgiach
Rav Schwechter learned in Yeshivat Reishit for one year under Rav Chaim Soloveitchik, and at Y.U. under Rav Baruch Simon. Rav Schwechter has an undergraduate degree in psychology. He received semichah from Rav Schachter, having learned in his kollel for three years, two of which he spent in the satellite kollel in the DRS beis medrash with Rosh Kollel Rav Shmuel Marcus. After receiving semichah, he became a rebbe at Westchester Day School, and eventually became the Mashgiach Ruchani. Rav Schwechter is the Rav of a teen minyan on Shabbos. Rav Schwechter is renowned for his commitment to and connection with all types of talmidim. He lives with his wife and children in Woodmere.
Rabbi Yehuda Willig- Learning Rebbe
Rav Willig joined the ShoKo team as a learning Rebbe in 2020. Rav Willig will be coming for morning seder to help the boys achieve and grow during the summer. Rav Willig currently serves as a maggid shiur at RIETS, Yeshiva University. An alumnus of Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh as well as Yeshivas Mir Yerushalayim, Rav Willig earned his BA at Yeshiva College and received his semichah from RIETS, where he was a member of the Wexner Semicha Honors Program. Subsequently, he was a fellow at the Beren Institute for Higher Talmudic Studies. In the summer, Rav Willig serves as Mara D’asra of Camp HASC.