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Rabbi Gedalia Liebes
Liebes seeks to connect Jews to their heritage, guiding
people to see beyond the “do’s and don’ts” of Judaism, and
find the deeper beauty and purpose of Torah.
His goal is to build Torah Links into a
flourishing center of learning and celebration, a place
where any Jew can find an entry point.
looks forward to continuing to grow a close-knit Jewish
community in Marlboro.
Rabbi Liebes teaches many Adult Education courses at Torah
Links, as well as teaching Talmud to seventh and eighth grade
boys at Shalom Torah Academy in Marlboro.
Rabbi Liebes is originally from Baltimore,
MD where he attended Ner Yisroel Yeshiva.
He spent two years at Yeshivas
Heichel HaTorah in Israel.
He then attended
Beis Medresh Govoha in Lakewood, NJ
where received his Rabbinic ordination and earned a Masters in
He lives in Marlboro with his wife
Malky and their children.
Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz
Rabbi Yitzi Oratz is committed to building a unique Jewish community
here in Marlboro -- one based on Torah values, but also one that is
welcoming and non-judgmental. By relating to each Jew as an
individual, his vision is to create an environment where Jews of all
backgrounds can move beyond any negative stereotypes and find unity
in learning and spiritually growing together. He believes that
living a Torah lifestyle has tangible and immediate benefits in this
world -- right here, right now.
Rabbi Oratz finds that doing outreach work is a
pathway to personal growth that also enriches one's understanding of
Judaism. Among his greatest joys are sharing the beauty of
Shabbos with fellow Jews, as well as teaching and studying Talmud
He also looks for ways to demonstrate
how Halachic observance enriches one's life and is a source of
Rabbi Oratz, one of 10 brothers, is originally
from Brooklyn, NY. He attended Yeshiva Torah Temimah in
Flatbush and then spent a year in Jerusalem studying at the Brisk
Yeshiva of Rabbi Dovid Soleveitchik.
Upon his return to the USA he studied at
Beis Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, New Jersey where received his
Rabbinic ordination and earned a Masters in Talmudic Studies.
Rabbi Oratz and his wife Toby live in
Marlboro where they are proud to raise their children as part of the
Rabbi Mordechai Eisenberg
Rabbi Eisenberg believes that every Jew has the
ability to grow to tremendous levels of greatness, and that one of the
main ingredients necessary for this growth is a close-knit community
with common goals and ideals. Through his commitment to enhancing the
warmth and friendship that defines Monmouth Torah Links, he hopes to
help advance an environment in which self improvement is exciting and
Rabbi Eisenberg teaches many courses at MTL. He
also runs an advanced learning program on a nightly basis. These classes
are focused on the development of the skills needed for spiritual
Rabbi Eisenberg grew up in Chicago. He studied in
Staten Island under his grandfather, Rabbi Reuven Feinstein, and
continued learning in Yeshivas Telz in Chicago. He then traveled to
Israel to continue his studies with Rabbi David Soloveitchik and Rabbi
Dan Segal in Jerusalem, where he was ordained. Rabbi Eisenberg lives in
Marlboro with his wife Shira and their children.