OUR RABBI

If you would like to contact the Rabbi, please email Rabbi Wender at rw@yihouston.org

Rabbi Yehoshua Wender

Rabbi Yehoshua Wender was raised in Washington, DC and received Smicha Yoreh Yoreh Yadin Yadin from Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim which he attended for fourteen years - three of which were spent in Eretz Yisroel. He also served as Dean of Judaic Studies at the Robert M. Beren Academy and taught there for twenty-one years. Currently, Rabbi Wender is the dean of Torah Girls Academy of Texas as well as the Rabbinic Chairman of the Houston Kashruth Association (HKA) and the local Rabbinic representative for the OU and Star K. Rabbi Wender has been our Rav since 1985 and has been a driving force in the amazing growth we have seen. Rabbi Wender is also a world-renowned speaker and is highly respected for his commanding knowledge of Halacha. Rabbi Wender’s guidance and spiritual leadership are a cherished asset of our community.

OUR BOARD

Executive Board Executive Board Board of Directors Board of Directors

President

Secretary

 

 

Marc Warren

Jeremy Simons

Gavriel Toso

Dr. Steven Rabinowitz

Vice President

Gabbai

 

 

David Goldman

Rabbi Chaim Helprin

Shaynde Serwatien

Yakov Wohlgelernter

Treasurer

Immediate Past President

 

 

Shmuel Mytelka

Dr. David Schwartz

Shoshana Isaacson

Richard Weisman

Executive Board Executive Board

President

Secretary

Marc Warren

Jeremy Simons

Vice President

Gabbai

David Goldman

Rabbi Chaim Helprin

Treasurer

Immediate Past President

Shmuel Mytelka

Dr. David Schwartz

Board of Directors Board of Directors

 

 

Gavriel Toso

Dr. Steven Rabinowitz

 

 

Shaynde Serwatien

Yakov Wohlgelernter

 

 

Shoshana Isaacson

Richard Weisman

TO BECOME A MEMBER:

  • If you would like to receive further information about becoming a member of Young Israel of Houston,
  • please contact us directly:
  • 7823 Ludington Blvd
  • Houston, TX 77071
  • tel: 713-729-0719
  • fax: 713-729-4561
  • email: office@yihouston.org

GET INVOLVED

  • There are many ways to get involved with our shul:
  • Shopping - Marlene
  • Care Calendar Cooking - Judy Pollack
  • Shabbos Hospitality - Esti Littman
  • Sisterhood Events - Riki
  • Youth Activities - Cathy