Rabbi Moshe Benovitz, longtime director of NCSY Kollel, is International NCSY’s new managing director. Rabbi Benovitz, originally from Teaneck and now based in Ramat Bet Shemesh, Israel, has a 25-year career history with NCSY, the Orthodox Union’s international youth movement, and he will visit regions across North America in his new position. He will supervise NCSY’s activities throughout the world, working with NCSY’s international director, Rabbi Micah Greenland, and its associate international director, Keevy Fried.
Rabbi Benovitz also will be involved in recruiting for NCSY’s summer programs and he will continue to lead the NCSY Kollel program, which is based in Beit Meir, Israel.
Rabbi Benovitz began his involvement with NCSY as a high school student in the 1980s and he has worked with NCSY throughout his professional career. He teaches at Yeshivat Reishit in Ramat Bet Shemesh. Before that, he was the director of student activities at the Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys of the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach in Woodmere, N.Y., and taught at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy at Yeshiva University High School for Boys in Manhattan and the Bruriah High School for Girls in Elizabeth.