Administration

Mrs. Ruth Garber
Principal: General studies

Mrs. Garber is a veteran teacher and administrator with over 25 years of experience teaching elementary and middle school students and in educational administrative roles. After graduating from Brooklyn College, where she earned a Bachelor's in Education and a Master's in Math Education, Mrs. Garber taught at P.S.152 and P.S.315 for 15 years. She taught various grades and trained third and fourth grade students for the written and laboratory performance science state test. Subsequently she became a staff developer and ran many workshops and training sessions for public and private school teachers.

Mrs. Garber has been a part of the JFS faculty for over 10 years. She taught fourth and fifth grade and middle school Math and English. She served as the Math and English coordinator for several years and was acting General Studies assistant principal for a year, before assuming the position of principal.

Rabbi Yaakov Wasser
Principal: Judaic studies

Rabbi Yaakov Wasser is a veteran educator with over 30 years of experience teaching elementary, middle school and post high school students in addition to his experience in academic administrative roles. Rabbi Wasser taught at Yeshivat Ohr Haim, Yeshiva Darchei Torah, the Jewish Day School of Las Vegas and Yeshiva Primary in Hollis Hills, N.Y. In addition to his teaching experience, Rabbi Wasser was the Judaic Studies Principal at the Jewish Day School of Las Vegas as well as a pulpit rabbi in Las Vegas, Nevada for over 15 years.

Rabbi Wasser graduated from Queens College in New York with a BA in Sociology. He learned at Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim and Yeshiva Ner Dovid and was granted smicha from Rav Binyamin Weinbach.