BY LESLEE MORRIS / AJT //
Rabbi Joshua Einzig, a national leader in day school education, has been named the Head of School at Torah Day School of Atlanta, where he will replace Rabbi Naphtali Hoff. The appointment became effective on July 1.
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Rabbi Einzig has extensive experience in the field of Jewish education – he served as the Head of School at both the Westchester Day School in Mamoroneck, N.Y. and the H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy in St. Louis, Mo.
“Rabbi Einzig emerged as the candidate most qualified for this position after an extensive search,” Dr. Allen Lipis, TDSA’s Board of Trustees President, wrote in announcing Einzig’s appointment. He then added that the Search Committee “specifically sought out an educational leader who could guide faculty to the next level of excellence.”
Rabbi Einzig received his semicha from Yeshiva University in Washington Heights, New York. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Yeshiva University and a master’s degree in school psychology from City College of New York.
Known and praised for his strong people skills and love of children, Rabbi Einzig has also demonstrated a strong commitment to faculty development, thorough knowledge of classroom education and curriculum development.
Torah Day School is SAIS/SACS-accredited, a member of AAAIS and Torah Umesorah and was recognized as a 2008 United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.