Our Board of Directors
Sasson V'Simcha’s growing success is aided by the efforts of a network of trained, experienced volunteers who work with Jewish singles throughout North America, Israel and Europe, and who are continually striving to develop additional, innovative and effective projects to enable more Jewish men and women to achieve their goals of marriage.
Sasson V'Simcha’s Board of Directors includes a cross-section of outstanding personalities from the Jewish community who are committed to helping foster Jewish continuity.
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Rabbi Hanoch Teller is a noted Jewish educator, master storyteller and the author of more than 20 popular books. He and his wife, Eidel, have personally mentored dozens of singles and have introduced many of them to their current spouses.
Rabbi Beryl Wein is a maagid shiur at Yeshivat Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem, past Rosh Yeshiva of Shaarei Torah of Rockland County, New York, and a noted historian, lecturer and author. Rabbi Wein, who practiced law for many years before responding to a higher calling, also serves as rabbinic advisor to a singles organization.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller is an outstanding educator, author and public speaker who has, through her role as a Judaic studies teacher at Jerusalem’s Neve Yerushalyaim College, counseled hundreds of students in personal growth and relationships.
Dr. Yisrael Levitz is a prominent psychologist who heads the Family Institute at Neve Yerushalayim institutions in Jerusalem. Before moving to Israel, Dr. Levitz was a department chair at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work. He has authored a host of articles about marriage and relationships and is the co-editor of Rabbinic Counseling.
Mrs. Joanne Dove is the dynamic director of women’s programming for a Jewish outreach organization, counsels engaged and married couples, and co-founded Made in Heaven, an association of volunteers who provide matchmaking services, dating mentors, and programs on effective dating for London’s Jewish singles.
Mrs. Devorah Rose Kigel is a dedicated Jewish outreach professional who has helped dozens ofJewish singles reach the chuppah through her work as a dating mentor in the New York metropolitan area.
Mrs. Estee Stimler is a community activist, author, and photographer who has channeled her creative energy toward helping London’s Jewish singles achieve their goals of marriage.