The Brownstone Tel Aviv

A warm welcoming community

Drawing college students and young professionals from diverse backgrounds, cultures and industries, The Brownstone is a community that’s warm and welcoming, encouraging and accepting. Where young people come to socialize, network, learn about their heritage, enjoy Shabbat dinners and Jewish holidays or just hang out. A place with unparalleled access to established and up-and-coming business leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators and philanthropists. 

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Life & Community at The Brownstone TLV ✡️

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Chanukah celebration 2023 was incredible! 🎉

The Brownstone is not just a place — it's home.

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International leadership seminars

Where Jewish professionals and international students of all affiliations come to socialize, network, innovate and experience community through Shabbat dinners, holiday celebrations, classes, social events and educational experiences.

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OUR FUTURE HOME

Once complete, our landmark building will be outfitted with spacious residential rooms, conference space, a dining hall, a lecture hall, an expansive, artsy space perfect for Shabbat dinners and Holiday parties, a café and lounge, and all the essentials students and young professionals need to further their social and professional lives. Set in the world’s epicenter of innovation, The Brownstone Tel Aviv is a home-away-from-home, a mini-community where young Jews of all affiliations meet, network, and grow.

Current Activities

There’s already so much going on in our Ohel Shem (temporary space) and throughout Tel Aviv.

Our Shabbatons and classes are attracting hundreds of college students and young professionals from across Tel Aviv weekly. We’re thrilled at The Brownstone’s success, fueled by word of mouth in such a short time.

  • Friday night dinner and Shabbat day lunch 
  • Workshops and events
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Torah classes
  • Weekly meetups that include filmmakers, actors, business leaders, IDF generals and entrepreneurs
  • Nightly courses on a range of topics, in Hebrew and English, for an international clientele

Meet The Team

RABBI MORDECHAI SUCHARD

FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR

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YONI GREENWALD

INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR

Born and raised in Israel, Yoni is an entrepreneur involved in Jewish education, business, and real estate investment in the U.S. and Israel. Director of The Brownstone since its inception in 2012, Yoni has overseen programs that have led thousands of students and young professionals on missions to Israel and Poland. Yoni is passionate about connecting Jews from across the world to each other and to Israel. He lives in Miami with his wife and children.

BINNY & CHAYA SARAH GEIZHALS

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Binny and his wife, Chaya Sarah, are The Brownstone Tel Aviv’s power couple. Originally from Queens, Binny earned an International MBA from Bar Ilan University and his Rabbinical degree from Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem. Binny and Chaya helped launch The Brownstone Tel Aviv in 2021, and they strive to make The Brownstone into an international community, one that feels like a second home for young Jews.

ELIYAHU BETZALEL

ISRAELI PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Born and raised in Jerusalem, Eliyahu manages all logistics for The Brownstone Tel Aviv and Marot HaSulam synagogue. He gives weekly lectures to Israelis at The Brownstone TLV. Eliyahu lives in Jerusalem with his wife and two children.

ARI GUTMAN

COMMUNITY LEADER AND LECTURER

A graduate of Rutgers university, Ari lived in Manhattan working in real estate and asset management before moving to Tel Aviv, where he works in finance for a startup. Ari is currently working on a book about self-discovery and exploring the deeper self to live a more intentional, peaceful life.

ANDREA KAHN

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Andrea has a master’s degree in journalism from USC and worked as a feature writer for the Los Angeles Times before moving East. She now works as a freelance marketing writer, editor, and project manager for organizations including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time Inc., and Yeshiva University.

SHLOMO SUCHARD

INTERNATIONAL COORDINATOR

A graduate of Cornell’s Business Management program, Shlomo holds a bachelor’s degree in Talmudic law. Shlomo and his wife and daughter, live in Jerusalem, where he oversees and coordinates The Brownstone’s global programming.

CHANI BERNSTEIN

WOMEN’S PROGRAM DIRECTOR

PERI GREENES

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Growing up in Baltimore, Peri earned her bachelor’s degree from Gratz College before studying graphic design theory. Peri is the creative vision behind The Brownstone TLV and thoroughly enjoys collaborating with the amazing team there. She lives in Jerusalem with her husband Eli and daughter Atara.

Take a Tour

The Brownstone Tel Aviv Exterior

EVENT SPACE​

MULTIPURPOSE HALL​

LIBRARY/MEETING SPACE​

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