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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. Currently Rabbi Schechter serves as a member of the Vaad

HaChinuch and as the 12th grade Halacha instructor at Shevach High School for Girls (where he won the Gruss Award for

Excellence in Teaching in 2002) 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

office.

 

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

experience.

 

Ruchie and the Rabbi are blessed with 6 children ranging in ages from 14 – 30, a daughter-in-law, 3 sons-in-law 

and 8 grandchildren, ka"h.

 

Wed, July 18 2018 6 Av 5778