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Rabbi Moshe Stavsky, Rabbi

Rabbi Moshe Stavsky is the Rav of the Bais Medrash of Bergenfield, having joined our Kehilla in Elul 5771, September 2011.

Rabbi Stavsky grew up in Teaneck, NJ. He learned at Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) for two years prior to attending Yeshiva College. He received his Semicha from RIETS and earned an MA in Bible from the Bernard Revel Graduate School at YU. Rabbi Stavsky studied four years post-Semicha at YU’s Wexner Kollel Elyon.

Before joining our community, Rabbi Stavsky served as the Assistant to the Rabbi at the Young Israel of Fort Lee. He has taught in a variety of formal and informal chinuch programs and has been a guest lecturer at shuls nationally. He authored a weekly email dvar torah for students at secular colleges for two years and served as the co-editor of the Kollel Elyon’s Kol Zvi Torah Journal. Rabbi Stavsky is also an accomplished Ba’al Tefilla and Ba’al Korei.

During the week, Rabbi Stavsky teaches Talmud and Halacha at the Ramaz Upper School.


Rabbi David Pietruszka, Youth Director

Since 2008, Rabbi David Pietruszka and his wife, Leah, have been a part of the Bergenfield community. Raised in Monsey, NY, Rabbi Pietruszka graduated from Yeshiva College and RIETS.  Following his studies at Yeshiva University, he pursued a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Hunter College in NYC.

Rabbi Pietruszka currently serves as the co-director of Camp Acheinu in Teaneck, NJ and is a Rebbe of 4-8 grade boys at The Jewish Educational Center in Elizabeth, NJ. Rabbi Pietruszka has been the youth director at BMOB since 2015.  Under his leadership, the youth department has seen an expansion of youth programs such as Shabbos groups, Junior Congregation, Parent Child Children and monthly events.  

Sat, July 2 2022 3 Tammuz 5782