41st Annual Dinner
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Meet our Honorees!
Amy & Daniel Gibber, Guests of Honor
TABC is thrilled to be paying tribute to Guests of Honor, Amy and Daniel Gibber. The Gibbers are paradigms of dedicated service to TABC as well as to numerous chesed organizations and worthy causes across the Jewish community.
Amy and Daniel both grew up in homes where leadership and dedication to the Jewish community were paramount and they are both proud to continue the legacies modeled for them. From the time that their boys walked into TABC, Amy and Daniel took on leadership roles across numerous programs and initiatives at the school. Daniel has served as a long-time member of the Board of Directors and Executive Board, working diligently to enhance the growth of our yeshiva and secure critical financial support. Amy has utilized her creativity, passion, and organizational skills while chairing several TABC dinners and planning numerous TABC functions and events. She always volunteers to help, generously hosts programs in their home, and she and Daniel both care very deeply about making co-curricular activities financially accessible for our students.
Outside of TABC, Daniel serves as Vice President of Sales at Deb El Food Products. He also serves on the board of Ma’ayanot, Yeshivat Sha’alvim, and is involved in Olami, a global Kiruv organization. He also previously served on the board of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun. Amy has been active in numerous organizations, most notably Emunah of America where she currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors, while remaining active in the Libby Kolb chapter, where she is a Past President. She has also served on the board of Yeshivat Noam. Blessed with a beautiful family, Amy and Daniel are the proud parents of Jonathan, Charles '20, Zachary '22, Kayla, and Eva. The Gibbers exemplify commitment to volunteerism and communal responsibility and TABC is privileged to benefit from their unparalleled dedication to our yeshiva.
Rabbi Raphi Mandelstam, Faculty Recognition Award
Rabbi Raphi Mandelstam has been a rebbe at TABC for over 12 years. In addition to teaching Gemara, Chumash, and Nach, Rav Raphi has served in a variety of roles throughout his years at TABC, including Director of Student Activities, head of the Night Seder program, and most recently, as the Rosh Tanach and Rosh Gemara. Rav Raphi grew up in Jamaica Estates, New York and attended MTA and Yeshivat HaKotel. A YU musmach and talmid of Rabbi Michael Rosensweig, he pushes his talmidim to establish a deep understanding of each and every sugya and connection with the text. Rav Raphi forges lifelong relationships with his talmidim and can often be found spending time with them at lunch, in the Beit Midrash, or in the gym. He lives in Fair Lawn with his wife Ashley and their children. He looks forward to continuing to bring the light of Hashem’s Torah to TABC’s talmidim and the wider community.
Rabbi Yoni Mandelstam, Faculty Recognition Award
Rabbi Yoni Mandelstam has been teaching at TABC for 10 years. In addition to teaching Halacha, Gemara, and Chumash, Rabbi Mandelstam facilitates the weekly Friday night oneg program as well as TABC’s community shabbatonim. Hailing from Jamaica Estates, New York, Rav Yoni graduated from DRS Yeshiva High School and went on to learn at Shaalvim for two years. After graduating from Yeshiva University with a bachelor's degree in psychology, Rav Yoni earned a masters degree in education from Azrieli and semicha from YU's Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS). Rav Yoni looks up to his high school rebbe Rabbi Yisroel Kaminetsky as his role model in the field of chinuch, and he continues to draw inspiration from his rebbeim, Rabbi Mayer Twersky and Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg. In addition to working at TABC, Rav Yoni serves as the Rabbi of the Beit Midrash minyan at Congregation Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn and spends his summers in Israel with NCSY. Rav Yoni and his wife Talya reside in Fair Lawn with their four children.
Michael Levy '12, Alumni Tribute Award
Mikey Levy graduated from TABC in 2012. While a student at TABC, he was a member of TABC’s hockey teams and coordinated the TABC Teen Learning Program for middle school students. After graduating from TABC, Mikey went on to learn at Yeshivat Torat Shraga for a year and half before attending Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business. During his time at YU, Mikey served as the President of the Stone Beis Medrash Program, managed the TABC Jr. Hockey League, and taught and mentored in TABC’s Friday morning Kollel Program. Most recently, Mikey founded the popular TABC Alumni Summer League for basketball and hockey which provides a wonderful, informal outlet for alumni to return to TABC for some exercise and fun! After graduating with his bachelor’s and master's degrees in accounting from Yeshiva University, Mikey worked as an auditor at KPMG. He currently works as a Senior Associate of Lender Finance at Cross River Bank. Mikey and his wife Ahuva live in Teaneck.