Rabbi Davidowitz grew up in Rochester, NY. He received his Semicha from Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim in Queens, NY, is certified by Maayn HaChinuch Training Institute, and is a graduate of the FIELD Training Executive Leadership course. Coming from a family of master educators and with many years of experience himself, Rabbi Davidowitz is passionate about teaching Torah and has an intuitive understanding of children and the way they learn. Rabbi Davidowitz and his wife, Chaya, live in Valley Village with their seven children.
Founder and Menahel
A native of Valley Village, CA., Rabbi Rubenstein spent over a decade in the East Coast studying in Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim in Queens, NY, earning his Semicha and developing a passion for Harbotzas HaTorah. Rabbi Rubenstein has a Master of Arts in Education from Touro University International, and has completed the Mercaz Teaching program and FIELD Training Executive Leadership course. His vision for excellence and desire to give back to his community was the impetus for his founding the Yeshiva Ketana in the San Fernando Valley. Rabbi Rubenstein and his wife, Leah, reside in Valley Village with their five children.
Middle School Menahel
Rabbi Ornstein earned his semicha from Chofetz Chaim in Queens, NY. He is
a graduate of the Principal’s Training Initiative and also holds a Masters
in School Building Leadership from St. Johns University School of
Education. Rabbi Ornstein has over 20 years of experience in the field of
chinuch and education, with over 13 years of experience as a Principal.
Rabbi Ornstein has established himself as a well balanced and thought out
mechanech who approaches teachers, talmidim, and parents with a healthy and
well rounded vision. He draws from his many years of Yeshiva learning,
education, and teaching experience to create an engaging, stimulating, and
interactive learning environment.
Girls School Menaheles
General Studies Principal
Mrs. Todd is an LA transplant from the tri-state area. She earned a Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Loyola Marymount University, along with a Clear California Teaching Credential (K-8). With over a decade of classroom experience, Mrs. Todd has been privileged to teach at both private Jewish schools and public charter schools in the Los Angeles area, instructing all general studies subjects to both boys and girls at a variety of grade levels. She is known for inspiring passion for learning and promoting academic rigor via innovative and creative methods that encourage high levels of student engagement. Mrs. Todd and her husband, Shlomo, live in Pico-Robertson with their adorable twin daughters.
Originally from Maine, Mrs. Forman has over 20 years of experience teaching and directing Early Childhood programs. Mrs. Forman researched, developed, and implemented an innovative curriculum for the Yeshiva Ketana Early Childhood Center, including an inspired outdoor classroom. She has seven teaching certifications, including California, and has received three teaching awards, as well as two teaching recognitions.
Mrs. Yuz is a Los Angeles native. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management. With over a decade of experience in educational support and management she uses her passion and enthusiasm to support the staff and students throughout the Yeshiva. Mrs. Yuz and her husband, Alex, live in Valley Village with their three children.