Palm Beach Chapter
Rabbi Moshe Scheiner
The founding Rabbi of Palm Beach Synagogue and the Maimonides Leadership Institute, Rabbi Scheiner holds a Masters degree of Talmudic studies and Jewish philosophy from the Rabbinical College of America. He received his rabbinic ordination at the United Lubavitcher Yeshiva.
A successful entrepreneur, he led and developed ventures in health care and tech from start-up to their IPO or sale. Involved in community work, he is a trustee of the Norton Art Museum, where, as co-chairman of it's Building Committee since 2016, he oversaw the construction of its new award-winning Norman Foster-designed museum expansion.
Born and raised in South Africa, Ms. Dworcan has been involved in education and leadership training for close to a decade. While pursuing her medical career, she co-founded Jnetic, an organization focused on education and awareness of genetic diseases. She is the Executive Director of Palm Beach Synagogue and Solomon Leadership Program. She lives in West Palm Beach with her husband Yossi and son Eli.
Originally from New York, Mrs. Taylor has worked as a counselor, leader, and teacher to middle and high school age students for almost 16 years. She has written numerous programming and academic curricula that are nationally recognized. She is the Therapy Coordinator for the largest Jewish Day School in the southeast and the Educational Director for Solomon Leadership Program. She lives in Plantation, Florida with her husband and six children.
Malka was born and raised in Palm Beach, Florida. After graduating from Rohr Bais Chaya Academy, she spent a year studying at Seminary Chaya Mushka in Tzfat, Israel. In 2018-2019, Malka taught Jewish studies in a Montessori school in Capetown, South Africa. Malka enjoys her role as Administrator of Solomon Leadership Program.
Dr. Art Johnson
Professor of Leadership & Organizational Development, The Catherine T. MacArthur School of Leadership, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Dr. Johnson has worked in many higher education settings in his career, holding various positions of responsibility. He has taught for eight universities and is the owner of a successful consulting business. His firm has provided consulting services to the healthcare, manufacturing, insurance, law enforcement, transportation, banking, non-profit and service industries. He is also known to make a great cheesecake.
Bal Harbour Chapter
Director and Mentor/Speaker Liaison
Rabbi Zalman Lipskar
Born in Miami to his illustrious parents, Rabbi Sholom and Chani Lipskar, Rabbi Zalman Lipskar was educated at the Rabbinical College in Manchester, England and then at the Lubavitch Rabbinical College in Montreal, Canada and later served as a Shliach apprentice in South Africa. He was ordained in the Central Lubavitch Rabbinical College at 770 Eastern Parkway. He co-founded a venture philanthropy-based company benefiting national charities and presently serves as Associate Rabbi at the Shul of Bal Harbour. In his role as an inspirational leader and innovative strategist, Rabbi Zalman has proven his ability to cultivate an environment for a financially strong and spiritually connected Jewish community.
Rabbi Farkash graduated with a master’s degree in Rabbinic studies. He combines his knowledge and passion for Judaism, along with his leadership qualities, to create the most creative, effective and up and coming youth and teen programs. Rabbi Farkash and Deby live in Miami, Florida with their three beautiful children.
Deby is dedicated, hard working, and a real team player. She holds a bachelor’s degree in education and uses her experience and skills to teach women’s classes, Hebrew school, post bat Mitzvah club, and one on one teen classes at The Shul. Rabbi Farkash and Deby live in Miami, Florida with their three beautiful children.
Rabbi Shuey Biston
Rabbi Shuey Biston grew up in Miami Beach, Florida and attended Yeshiva in Brunoy, France, Kiryat Gat, Israel and the Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey . Rabbi Biston received his rabbinical ordination from the Chief Chabad Rabbi of Israel and served as an apprentice Rabbi, educating and inspiring communities in Sydney, Australia, and Malibu, California. Rabbi Biston is the rabbi of the Chabad of Parkland Center for Jewish Life, where his refreshing approach to Judaism has helped cultivate a beautiful and spirited Jewish community.
Mendel was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He completed his advanced yeshiva studies in New York, Florida, and Brunoy, France. He has extensive experience in organizing and directing community programming, cultivated around the world in various yeshiva internships. Mendel is excited to bring the Solomon Leadership Program to the Parkland community.
Fort Lauderdale Chapter