Rabbi Eitan and Elana Phillips and their children are excited to be moving to Tel Aviv University this Summer! Rabbi Eitan and Elana will be our founding couple at the Dr. Mordecai D. Katz z’l OU-JLIC at Tel Aviv University program.

Rabbi Eitan grew up in London and has been in Israel for most of the last decade including serving in the IDF. After learning at Yeshivat Hakotel, he studied Jewish history and Politics at Hebrew University. He studied for his Masters at Haifa University, while learning for Smicha with Mizrachi Musmachim. Rabbi Eitan has worked in high-tech for the past year.

Elana made aliyah at age 7 from New York to Efrat. She did sherut Leumi in a home for children at risk and then was a Madricha at Midreshet Moriah, while studying for her BA in Psychology and Education at Hebrew University. Elana worked in high tech for a year and currently is studying towards her Masters in Educational psychology.