Shule

Our Rabbis & Shlichim

Rabbi Binyamin Krausz - Director of Learning Beit Midrash of WA (Oct 2008 - current)

Rabbiav Binyamin Krausha is the head of the Perth Yeshivah and is responsible for Halachic guidance and decisions at the BMWA as well as playing a key role in the Cheder, Yeshivah Ketana shiurim programmes and other actvities. Rav Binyamin Kraus was born in England and is a native English speaker. He received his Torani education in Israel across 10 years of Yeshivah study. This included learning at at Yeshivat Mekor Chayim, the famed institution of Rav Steinsaltz, Yeshivat Merkaz Harav in Jerusalem, and the Beit El Yeshivah (Halacha program). He holds a Masters Degree in Philosophy and a Bachelors Degree in Jewish History and Philosophy from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Rabbi Krausz taught in Yeshivot Tichon (Yeshiva High School) in Bnei Brak and Ramat Gan.


Rabbi Marcus Solomon - Rabbi of Beit Midrash of WA (Jan 1997 - current)

Rabbi Marcus Solomon is the foundation Rabbi of Beit Midrash of WA and is responsible for its overall direction. Rabbi Solomon received rabbinic ordination from Central Tomchei Tmimim Yeshivah Academy in Brooklyn, New York, and is also a graduate of the Rabbinical College of Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne, Victoria. Rabbi Solomon received a law degree from the University of Western Australia. Currently practicing as a barrister he was previously a teacher of Jewish Studies at Carmel High School from 1985 to 1990 and served as director of Carmels Jewish Studies Department from 1988 to 1990. Rabbi Solomon has served as vice president of Carmel School since 1997. Rabbi Solomon can be contacted through his administrative assistant, Nicole Williams, on nwilliams@francisburt.com.au.


Mrs Orah Krausz - Rebbitzin (Oct 2008 - current)

Mrs Orah Krausz was born and grew up in the Old City of Jerusalem. She completed the Nishmat "Yoatzot Halacha". (Women advisors of Jewish Law) Program and manned the Nishmat hotline for Six years. She has learnt in Midreshet Bruria (Lindenbaum) and on the Halacha program of Beit Morasha in Jerusalem. Orah has attained her B.A. degree from Bar Ilan University in Talmud and Jewish History and her M.A. in Jewish History from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She has also worked in "Yad Vashem" guiding workshops on the Shoah for Teenager and Soldier groups, and has taught and educated in various high schools. Mrs Krausz is currently responsible for the Beit Midrash Library and Womens educational learning programmes.


Mr Nati Recht - Community Shaliach (Dec 2006 - current)

Nati Recht was born and raised in Israel. After high school he spent two years at Yeshivat Ateret Cohanim in the old city of Jerusalem and has also served in the Israeli Defense Forces as an officer in Golani brigade. Nati spent a year with Noa as Shlichim in the Jewish community of Saskatoon, Canada. He studied in the kollel of Bar- Ilan University and graduated in logistics management and Jewish History at Bar Ilan University. During his academic studies, Nati worked as a youth coordinator in Moshav Hemed. Nati taught Jewish Studies in project Nativ for immigrants soldiers who wanted to learn Judaism for conversion. In addition, he has worked in high school as a history and Tanach teacher.


Mrs Noa Recht - Community Shaliach (Dec 2006 - current)

Noa Recht was born and raised in Israel. She served in the Israeli Defence Forces as a teacher and then studied in Midrashah. She spent a year with Nattan as Shlichim in the Jewish community of Saskatoon, Canada. She has completed a degree in Educational Counselling and Tanach (Bible) at Bar Ilan University and also completed Masters Degree in Educational Counselling. Noa taught Jewish Studies in project Nativ for immigrant soldiers who want to learn Judaism for conversion. In addition, she has worked in high school as a Tanach teacher and educational counsellor.



Previous People

Rabbi Eli Lewis - Director of Learning Beit Midrash of WA (Oct 2000 - Jul 2007)

RABBI ELI LEWIS is a graduate of Yeshiva of Beit El where he studied and received rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He is also a graduate of the Lipchitz Institution of Teaching in Jerusalem. He has served as director of the Joseph Miller Torah Youth Center in Kharkov, Ukraine and has also taught in Shalavim High School in Ukraine and at Bnei Tzvi, a Yeshiva High School in Beit El, Israel. He has run various seminars for Jewish youth in Israel. Previously the head of Jewish Education at Beit Midrash of W.A. and a teacher at Carmel School Rabbi Eli Lewis and family now reside in Neve Daniel in Yerushalyaim.


Rabbi Eitan Cahn - Director of Learning Beit Midrash of WA (Oct 2007 - Oct 2008)

Rav Eitan Cahn was the head of the Perth Torah MitZion Yeshivah and was responsible for Halachic guidance and decisions at the BMWA as well as playing a key role in the Cheder, Yeshivah Ketana and shiurim programmes of the BMWA. Rav Cahn was born in Jerusalem in the month of Iyar 5735, April 1975. Attended Neve Shmuel; high school yeshiva in Efrat. Continued to the hesder yeshiva of Yerucham, and later in Merkaz Harav in Jerusalem. Served as a Rav Mechanech in the high schools yeshivas in Dimona and Ofakim, Rabbi of the high school of Kiryat Gat, and Rabbi of the central shule Yeshurun in Gedera. Rabbi Cahn now resides inGedara, Israel with his family.


Ariela Klein - Yeshiva Ketana Cheder (Oct 2009 - Sep 2010)

Ariela Klein is form Rehovot and is a graduate of the Pelach school for girls.She also attended the Israeli Seminary program at Midreshet Lindenbaum. Ariela has recently completed her national Army service in the Intelligence Unit.


Estie Sterman - (Oct 2009 - Oct 2010)

Estie is from Jerusalem and graduated form the Chorev School. She attended the Midreshet Harova Seminary (host to some of Perth`s Bnei Akiva madrichot) as a counselor for overseas students. Estie also undertook naional service at Nachalat Yitzchak in conjunction with Garin Torani Aviv Hatorah.


Esther Anavian - Yeshiva Ketana Cheder (Oct 2010 - 00 0000)

Esther is from Maale adumim and graduated from Neve Sarah Hertzog in Bnei Brak. She recently finished her national service. Esthers first year was in Aleh Negev (a rehabilitaion village for disabled), and Garin Bnei Akiva Merchavim. Her second year was spent as councelor in Midreshet Harova Seminary.


Chaya Freedman - Yeshiva Ketana Cheder (Oct 2010 - 00 0000)

Chaya studied at Pelech high school in Jerusalem. She studied and served in the army through the Hadas program at Midreshet Lindenbaum in Jerusalem, and later continued studying there in the bogrot program, while working as a counselor for the Israeli Tochnit.


Roni Ezra - Yeshiva Ketana Cheder (Oct 2010 - 00 0000)

Roni grew up in Petah Tikva in a neighborhood called Kfar Ganim. She learned in a school called Yeshurun. She was a chanicha in Bnei Akiva and then a madricha. Her first year of Sherut Leumi at Shalva, an institute in Jerusalem for special needs children. Ronis second year she was a councilor in Midreshet Harova Seminary and MTA-bnei overseas program for Australian youth. Roni founded an orginization with a friend called Sameach-tesamech which organizes youth and students to go to weddings of converted Jews and chozrim bitshuva to create a religious happy atmosphere.