Bio

Larry Rothwachs, Director of Professional RabbinicsRabbi Larry Rothwachs has served as rabbi at Congregation Beth Aaron in Teaneck, NJ since August 2002. Rabbi Rothwachs is a graduate of Yeshiva College, the Azrieli School of Jewish Education and received his semicha from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. From 1998 through 2016, Rabbi Rothwachs taught Talmud at Yeshiva University High School for Boys and the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey and he currently serves as head rabbi of Camp Morasha.  In April 2016, he was appointed Director of Professional Rabbinics at RIETS at Yeshiva University.

Rabbi Rothwachs has served as president of the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County and on the executive committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. In May 2016, he was named by the Jewish Forward among ‘America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis.’ Rabbi Rothwachs has delivered many lectures on a wide spectrum of topics of Jewish interest and is listed on the Orthodox Union’s Rabbinic Speakers Bureau.

Rabbi Rothwachs and his wife Chaviva, who teaches special education at the Sinai Schools, are the proud parents of 5 children and one grandchild.