Rabbi Zvi Gefen
Director of Development & Educator, Aish Manchester
After graduating Menorah Grammar School in London, Rabbi Gefen spent 6 years in Israel, where he studied at the top Yeshivot, met his wife and attained his semicha. As well as teaching at various yeshivot and seminaries he founded a English minyan in Jerusalem and set up the Purim Xperience which took boys studying in Yeshiva to Kibbutzim around the country to run Purim parties and read the Megillah. During their time in Israel Zvi and his wife Miriam established a business "Scoops" selling Ice Cream nationwide.
He, Miriam and their 3 children live in Whitefield in Manchester, and part of the Aish North team, focused on teaching in our existing Schools' programme and building our profile within the Manchester community.