Our Rabbis

Bar Yohai Rabbi

Rabbi Eliezer Poupko

Phone number – 513-659-6087 – Feel free to call text or WhatsApp

Rabbi Eliezer Poupko hails originally from Montreal, Canada and has spent decades in American Yeshivot.  Having been raised in a rabbinic home, Rabbi Poupko is familiar with all aspects of Jewish communal life. Rabbi Poupko received his Rabbinic Ordination from Beth Medrash Govoha of Lakewood, NJ. Rabbi Poupko originally came to the Bay Area to join the JSN.  Rabbi Poupko has a unique ability to have the drive and ability to teach Torah to anyone regardless of their background. Rabbi Poupko comes from a long line of communal Rabbi’s and has a passion to continue that family legacy.  Rabbi Poupko delivers many classes on Shabbat, a weekly Sermon, and Thursday night Mishmar.

Community Educator

Rabbi Dan Raphael Tobaly

Rabbi Dan Raphael Tobaly was born in France, grew up in New York, and spent the past 10 years studying Torah in Israeli yeshivot. He received rabbinic ordination from Midrash Sephardi (Jerusalem), a teaching degree (spec. Oral Law) from Herzog College (Alon Shvut, Israel), and a B.S. in Finance and International Business from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business; he also spent some time in the finance and consulting fields. A passionate Torah educator and lecturers and currently teaches in English, French, and Hebrew. Rabbi Tobaly gives classes on Shabbat, leads a kids program on Shabbat afternoon, and a business Halacha class during the week.

Outreach Rabbi

Rabbi Shenhav Bendel 

Rabbi Shenhav Bendel was born in Brooklyn, NY. Graduated Brooklyn College with a Business Management degree. He later spent a few years in Israel, learning under one of the world’s top outreach experts Rabbi Zamir Cohen in Heichal Meir Academy. He received Rabbinic Ordination from Darchei Hora’ah La’Rabanim headed by Rav Yosef Eliyahu. Rabbi Bendel and his wife are graduates of the Ner Le’Elef program, an organization that prepares Families worldwide for Leadership in Diaspora communities. He gives classes throughout the Bay Area during the week and welcomes guests over the weekend for a Shabbat Experience