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Our Teachers

Our teachers are the difference-makers.

Chabad of Hunterdon County's Hebrew School teachers are highly-skilled, educated, and caring professionals. They are passionate about teaching and supporting our students. All of our teachers are carefully selected and have earned a high regard for their experience and expertise in the field of Jewish education.

Our teachers inspire student participation and monitor student progress. As a result, students take responsibility for their learning with increased enthusiasm. They value strong parental support, a student-centered curriculum, and the opportunity to help students succeed.

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Hebrew School Director

Rachel Kornfeld was born in Montreal, Quebec-Canada. She attended high school there and   graduated as valedictorian of her class. Following high school, she spent two years in seminary and received her diploma as a teacher of Judaic Studies. Upon completing her teacher training she studied at Touro College in NY. She graduated “summa cum laude” with a B.S. in Communication Disorders with a minor in education. She also holds a Masters Degree in Health Sciences, Speech and Hearing Disorders. She is an ASHA accredited Speech Language Pathologist.

Rachel has vast experience in the areas of children’s programming and education. She has worked as a successful counselor and head counselor in California, Florida and North Carolina. Upon graduating she worked as a teacher and assistant program director at Free Hebrew for Juniors, a supplementary school providing Hebrew and Jewish studies to public school students in 22 schools.

Rachel has successfully built the Chabad of Hunterdon Hebrew School from an enrollment of two to a current enrollment of more than fifty children.

Rabbi and Mrs. Kornfeld are the proud parents of Chana, Noach, Shayna, Isaac, Mendel and Binyamin.