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Rabbi Asher & Ruchie Schechter



Rabbi Schechter is a Musmach of Yeshiva Torah VoDaath having received a Yoreh Yoreh Smicha in 1985 and a  Yadin

Yadin Smicha in 1988, both from HaRav Avraham Pam, ZT"L.  He also received a Masters Degree in Computer Science

from NYU - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences in 1985. Since leaving Kollel in 1989 Rabbi Schechter & Ruchie

have served pulpits in Oceanside and Merrick on Long Island and in Fair Lawn, New Jersey before taking over the

Rabbinic Leadership of Congregation Ohr Moshe in 2001. Rabbi Schechter served as a member of Agudas HaRabonim and

as a member and officer of the Young Israel Council of Rabbis. Rabbi Schechter also served as the 12th grade Halacha

instructor at Shevach High School for Girls (where he won the Gruss Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2002).

Currently he serves on Shevach's Vaad Hachinuch, and he serves as the Rav HaMachshir at the Bagel Boss chain and

several other establishments in Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island & NYC.   Ruchie and the Rabbi also run a small

computer software and service company specializing in Estate, Trust & Guardianship Court Accountings from their home



Rabbi Schechter's grandfather was HaGaon HaRav Eliezer Zev Kirzner ZT"L of Bnei Yehuda Shul in Boro Park, a world

renowned Talmid Chacham who instilled within him the love for Rabbanus. Ruchie's father is Rabbi Peretz Steinberg,

Shlita, of Young Israel of Queens Valley, under whose tutelage and in whose Shul the Schechters gained much valuable



Ruchie and the Rabbi are blessed with 6 children, a daughter-in-law, 4 sons-in-law, and 17 grandchildren kayn yirbu, ka"h.


Wed, July 17 2024 11 Tammuz 5784