Rabbi Tzvi Bernstein, who currently serves as Dean of Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy of Connecticut (BCHA), has been appointed BCHA Interim Head of School. Rachel Haron, currently the school’s Lower School Principal, has been named Interim Associate Head of School, announced David Pitkoff, President of the BCHA Board of Trustees.
Along with these appointments to the Stamford school’s top administrative team, Rabbi Josh Rosenfeld, who serves as Middle School Principal of Manhattan Day School and Assistant Rabbi at Manhattan’s Lincoln Square Synagogue, has been appointed BCHA’s new Head of Judaic Studies for pre-K through grade 12. Previously, Rabbi Rosenfeld also served on the faculty of SAR High School.
The new team will take over leadership of the school on August 1 when long-time Head of School Jacqueline Herman steps down from her post. During the transition period, Herman will serve as an advisor to Rabbi Bernstein, Haron and the board. The in-house administrative team, which also includes Upper School Principal Rabbi Shimmy Trencher and Middle School Principal David Giver, will be enhanced by the addition of Rabbi Rosenfeld, said Pitkoff.
Rachel Haron will be the first BCHA alumni to serve as Associate Head of School.
Learn more about Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy of Connecticut at bcha-ct.org.