Rabbi Hillel Lichtman grew up in Elizabeth, N.J. and attended Touro College where he earned a B.A. in Psychology. He learned in Israel for several years at B.M.T., Maaleh Adumim, Kerem B’Yavneh and Yeshiva University’s Gruss Kollel. While studying for Semicha at Y.U. Rabbi Lichtman was involved in kiruv activities in which he served as a madrich for students of all ages in Israel, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Hawaii. In addition to Semicha, Rabbi Lichtman has an M.A. in Clinical School Psychology from the City University of New York and has worked as both a School Psychologist (in Israel and New York) as well as Israel Advisor at HAFTR.
Rabbi Lichtman has been a Jewish Studies instructor at HAFTR H.S. for over twenty years where he teaches Chumash, Gemara, and Hebrew Language. He also teaches classes in basic Judaism to Jewish public school students. Rabbi Lichtman lives in Queens, N.Y. with his wife Sima and their four children.
December 27, 2016