Rabbi Adelman, M.Ed, a transplanted New Yorker, joins the HANC family following a seventeen year journey to Houston, TX. Rabbi Adelman received his smicha from Rabbi Menachem Davidowitz of the Talmudic Institute of Upstate New York, an affiliate of the Chofetz Chaim Yeshiva. He also earned a Masters degree in Education and Administration from State University of New York College at Brockport.
Rabbi Adelman, began his educational career first as a popular rebbe and then Assistant Principal of the Robert M. Beren Academy (RMBA). He remained at RMBA for nine years, forging meaningful and lasting relationships with his talmidim and talmidot, many of whom continue to join the Adelman family for Shabbatot and Yamim Tovim. Most recently, Rabbi Adelman spent these past eight years at the Emery/Weiner School (EWS) where he was celebrated as a passionate and caring educator and leader. Rabbi Adelman served EWS as their first ever Director of Judaic Studies (three years) and then Head of Upper School (five years).
In addition to his achievements in educational settings, Rabbi Adelman is warmly regarded for his summer camp work with over 15 years combined experience as Division Head and Program Director in campsMogen Avraham and Avraham Chaim Heller. He also was very involved in communal affairs serving as gabbai, vice-president, and president of the Young Israel of Houston, all experiences which have helped shape his character and leadership style.
With Rabbi Adelman as its Principal, HANC High School has a dedicated leader with a vision for the school, based on his commitment to move the school forward while ensuring that HANC continues to flourish as a first-rate makom Torah committed to imbuing a superior Torah and general studies education,middot tovot, and ahavat Yisrael in all students.
Rabbi Adelman and his wife Chany, together with their four children (Elisha, Mayer, Adina, and Yonah) are excited to join the HANC family and become part of the Long Island Jewish community.