Rabbi Ariel Edry
Rabbi Ariel Edry was born and raised in Eretz Israel. When he was 21 he immigrated to America where he studied under Rabbi Yochanan Zweig, Shlita. Shortly before receiving Smicha, Rabbi Edry graduated with a Bachelors in Talmudic Law from Talmudic University and both a Masters and Doctorate degree in Jewish Education. After serving as a Rabbi for the Yeshiva of Miami, Rabbi Edry founded Shorashim, a kiruv organization, which connects young, Jewish teens with Torah and Jewish life. Rabbi Edry has been teaching since 2006. In addition to teaching Torah, Rabbi Edry is the president of BHD properties Group and sits on our school's Rabbinic Board.
Rabbi Yehuda Kornfeld
Rabbi Yehuda Kornfeld was born and raised in Israel. Studied in Yeshiva chevron and Mir yeshiva He received his Rabbinic Ordination from the Talmudic University of Miami. He received certification as a Life Coach from The Israel National Certifying Board of Life Coaching and is a certified Marriage Counselor from the Yanar Center in Jerusalem. He was the founding director of Masoret Yehudit, a Jewish Day School in Miami, Florida. He is also the Founder of JFI- Jewish Family Identity, an organizations whose goal is to instill Jewish identity amongst first and second generation Israelis living across the United States. He serves as a Rabbi and mentor to hundreds of Jewish families throughout South Florida
Rabbi Avrohom Anton
Director of Development
Rabbi Anton received smicha in 1997 from Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim (Rabbinical Seminary of America) in Queens, New York and holds a Masters in Education from Adelphi University. Rabbi Anton has played a vital role in growing the Jewish Academy's community presence in Hollywood and across the S. Florida community. In Rabbi Anton's over 20 years of experience in chinuch, he has served as a beloved Rebbi by his talmidim and Assistant Principal of Klurman Elementary and Rohr Middle School.
Louise Uzan earned her degree in Early Childhood & Elementary Education and taught for twenty-five years including schools in New York, Miami Beach, North Miami Beach, Hollywood and Israel. She realized that her calling was to help others and contribute to Tikkun Olam. Mrs. Uzan was the Administrator of the Israeli Aliyah Center, Office Manager of a private foster care agency and the Oral History Coordinator at the Holocaust Documentation & Education Center before joining The Jewish Academy as the School Administrator.
Gina is Superwoman of the Jewish Academy. Among her responsibilities, Gina counsels Jewish Academy families on government scholarships and tuition management. She is a mother and wife for her beautiful family. Gina is beloved by the TJA family for her warmth, positive spirit, and consistent support.