Rabbi Avi Epstein is known as an energetic and dynamic mechanech with the ability to connect with and motivate students to truly excel and attain their full potential. Avi grew up in Monsey, New York and studied in Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim for 6 years. At the Mesivta of Waterbury, Rabbi Epstein served as a mentor and role model for hundreds of boys. He created and implemented both in-school and extra-curricular programs and activities, which empowered the boys to increase their self-esteem and helped facilitate their success in and out of the classroom. At RYNJ, he was a popular middle school rebbe and assistant program director. This past summer, Rabbi Epstein served as director of Shoresh Day Camp.