Administration

Mrs. Jane Stanger
Principal

Mrs. Stanger is a veteran teacher and administrator with over 30 years of experience teaching pre-school, elementary, middle and high school, as well as fulfilling various administrative roles. After graduating from Boston University where she earned her Bachelor's degree, Mrs. Stanger taught elementary secular studies, as well as middle and high school English Language Arts at the South Bend Hebrew Day School of South Bend, Indiana, Politz Hebrew Academy of Philadelphia, Ateres Bais Yaakov and Yeshiva Darchei Noam of Monsey, and Yeshiva Ketana of Manhattan, as well as being the Assistant Principal at Yeshiva of Spring Valley, Spring Valley, NY. Mrs. Stanger holds certificates from The Consortium Principal’s Training Program and The Harvard University Art of Leadership Program. Mrs. Stanger held the position of Assistant Principal here at The Jewish Foundation School for five years before returning to assume the role of principal.

Rabbi Avraham Epstein
Director of Jewish Studies

Rabbi Avraham Epstein comes from a family of Jewish educators, and grew up "out of town", where he interfaced with Jews from all walks of life. He has over 24 years of experience as a classroom teacher in both Judaic and General Studies. Rabbi Epstein has taught at a variety of schools including: Yeshiva Darchei Torah, Far Rockaway, NY, Ramaz Middle School, Manhattan, NY, Shaarei Tziyon Institutions, Forest Hills, NY, Maimonidies Academy and Yeshivas Aharon Yakov-Ohr Eliyahu in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to his teaching experience, Rabbi Epstein has been a pulpit rabbi at two Brooklyn congregations, and was the Principal of Judaic Studies at East Midwood Hebrew Day School in Brooklyn, NY. Rabbi Epstein graduated from Ner Israel Rabbinical College with a BA in Talmudic Law, and from The Johns Hopkins University with an MS in Education, both in Baltimore, MD. In addition, Rabbi Epstein has Semicha from Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem, Kolel L’Torah V’Horaa, New York City and was ordained by Rav Dovid Feinstein, Shlita.