Rav Elon Soniker
Originally from New Rochelle, New York, Rabbi Soniker learned in Yeshivat Reishit Yerushalayim before earning an accounting degree and semicha from YU. Rabbi Soniker spent two years in the Gruss Kollel in Yerushalayim while teaching part time at Yeshivat Torat Shraga. After earning semicha, he continued his studies as a member of the Beren Kollel Elyon and also earned a master’s degree in Jewish education from Azrieli Graduate School. Rabbi Soniker also maintained an ongoing relationship with Yeshivat Reishit Yerushalayim, having served as its director of alumni affairs. Rabbi Soniker is well known for his amazing ability to connect with his talmidim, nurture their growth and inspire their lives. Students gravitate to Rabbi Soniker and appreciate his patience, warmth and unending commitment to their happiness.