Meet Rabbi Yehoshua Karsh
Rabbi Yehoshua Karsh grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a graduate of Brisk Yeshiva High School in Chicago and Marquette University where he received an M. Ed in Guidance and Counseling. Rabbi Karsh spent seventeen years in Jerusalem continuing his studies and teaching at Ohr Somayach, Neve Yerushalayim Jewish Educational Network, B'not Torah Institute and Shayara. Upon moving to Chicago, Rabbi Karsh became Director of Outreach at the Chicago Community Kollel. It was during his tenure at the Kollel that he helped found the Torah Learning Center.
Students of Rabbi Karsh have discovered that, through his background in Guidance and Counseling and his extensive teaching experience, Rabbi Karsh has helped them connect more spiritually to Judaism, giving their lives a greater sense of relevance and purpose. In addition, Rabbi Karsh is the author of the award winning blog: 'Musings of a Jewish Soul'. (To read, visit jewishsoul.rediffblogs.com.) Rabbi Karsh currently lives in Northbrook with his wife, Tzippy, and their four sons.
Program and Administrative Director
Ali Rosenthal handles all administrative aspects of the Torah Learning Center of Northbrook, from program coordination and advertisement design to bookkeeping and fundraising.
Ali has an Accounting and Honors Business degree from the University of Texas at Austin and has a background in Investment Banking and corporate Mergers and Acquisitions. Before working with the Torah Learning Center of Northbrook, Ali spent several years working with the Chicago Community Kollel in West Rogers Park.
If you have any administrative related inquiries or ideas, please direct them to Ali at extension 221.