100 Nassau Ave, Atlantic Beach, NY 11509

Our Rabbi

Rabbi Ari Perl has served as spiritual leader of JCAB since 2014.  Rabbi Perl received his semicha from Yeshiva University, where he also earned a Master’s degree in Jewish History.  An accomplished speaker, dynamic teacher and passionate advocate of Modern Orthodox ideology, Rabbi Perl has dramatically increased both the number and scope of Adult Education classes at JCAB.  He is particularly passionate about teaching both Tanakh and Jewish History, both of which he has studied with recognized experts in the field at Yeshivat Har Etzion and Yeshiva University.  Rabbi Perl continues to be active in both national leadership of Modern Orthodoxy, having recently completed his fourth term on the Rabbinical Council of America's Executive Committee, where he also served as a Vice President, as well as the broader local Jewish community, where he serves as Chaplain of the Atlantic Beach Fire & Rescue Squad and is active in the South Shore region of AIPAC and UJA Federation.   Rabbi Perl previously served as Senior Rabbi of Congregation Shaare Tefilla in Dallas for 11 years, where he also served as President of the Rabbinical Association of Greater Dallas and as a Board member of UJA/Federation of Greater Dallas.  As Rabbi Perl’s partner in both his rabbinic leadership and family life, Meira Perl continues to touch the lives of many JCAB members with her warmth, kindness, hospitality and friendship.  The Perls are blessed with five children: Tziyona, Elimelekh, Sarit, Assaf & Yamin.  

 

Thu, April 19 2018 4 Iyyar 5778