Meet Our Rabbis

DATA Central

Rabbi Yerachmiel Fried

Rosh HaKollel

Rabbi Yerachmiel Fried

Rabbi Fried founded DATA in 1992 and he has led our organization to great heights. He has lived in Dallas for thirty years, where he raised eleven children, who are now living all over the world. He and his wife, Rebbetzin Marcy Fried, an incredible leader in women’s Jewish and professional programs, live just down the street from DATA.

Rabbi Shaya Fox

CEO

Rabbi Shaya Fox

Rabbi Fox has worked for DATA for 7 years and lives just down the street with his wife, Shani, and their three children. Rabbi Fox graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a business degree. As DATA’s CEO, Rabbi Fox reports to the board, oversees all aspects of DATA Central, as well as offering general support for all of DATA’s branches and divisions.

Rabbi Hillel Muller

COO

Rabbi Hillel Muller

Rabbi Muller has worked with DATA for seven years and lives just down the street with his wife, Raizy, and their six children. As DATA’s COO, he works directly with the CEO, reporting to the board, overseeing all aspects of the DATA Central, as well as providing general support for all DATA branches.

Dallas Community Kollel

Rabbi Tzvi Rosenshein

Rosh Kollel

Rabbi Tzvi Rosenshein

Rabbi Rosenshein moved to Dallas with his wife Miriam and family in 2020 from Lakewood, NJ. The Rosensheins share a tremendous desire to elevate the Kollel and community to the next level. As the Rosh Kollel he focuses on supporting Rabbi Fried in teaching and learning with the Dallas Kollel, providing training for prospective teachers and scholars, enabling these young rabbis to engage in advanced Talmudic learning.

Jennifer Mankin

Banking

Ann Allen

Real Estate

Paul Chan

Litigation

Robert McCrary

Real Estate

Debbie Hendry

Labor Law

DATA of Plano

Rabbi Nasanya Zakon

Director

Rabbi Nasanya Zakon

Rabbi Zakon lives just down the street from DOP with his wife, Rebbitzin Devorah Zakon. They have raised their four children in the DFW area, and although all of their children are grown, they still get plenty of baby time with their adorable grandson!

Rabbi Eli Nissel

Director of Operations

Rabbi Eli Nissel

Rabbi Nissel lives just down the street from DOP with his wife, Rebbitzin Tova Nissel, and their four children. Prior to his work at DATA, he received his master’s degree in Talmudic Law.

Rabbi Yogi Robkin

Director of Programming

Rabbi Yogi Robkin

Rabbi Robkin lives just down the street from DOP with his wife, Rebbitzin Shifra Robkin, and their five children. Rabbi Robkin has been with DATA for sixteen years, where he has taught hundreds of adult Jewish Education classes to thousands of Jews in the Dallas Metroplex.

DATA of Richardson

Rabbi Avi Honigsfeld

Director

Rabbi Avi Honigsfeld

Rabbi Honigsfeld was born and raised in Woodmere, New York. He and his wife, Rebbetzin Ariella Honigsfeld, cofounded DATA of Richardson in 2017. They currently reside in Richardson with their six children. He received his Rabbinical ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College and his master’s degree in counseling from Johns Hopkins University.

Rabbi Yehuda Rosengarten

Director of Programming

Rabbi Yehuda Rosengarten

Rabbi Rosengarten was born and raised in Lakewood, New Jersey. Rabbi Rosengarten, with his wife, Rebbetzin Chayala Rosengarten, and their three children, relocated to Richardson from Israel in 2022. In addition to creating learning programs for the DOR, he also leads advanced learning with current members and visitors of the budding community.

Olami

Rabbi Jak and Yaffa Rubin

Directors

Rabbi Jak and Yaffa Rubin

Rabbi Jak is from South Africa and Yaff from New York. As the directors of Olami Dallas, the Rubins connect with young professionals, primarily singles from their mid-20s to mid-30s, by hosting weekly Shabbat dinners, monthly Kabbalat Shabbat celebrations and many other classes and programs.

I-Connect

Rabbi Yitzchak and Tehila Chazan

Directors

Rabbi Yitzchak and Tehila Chazan

Rabbi and Rebbetzin Chazzan moved to the Inited States from Jerusalem. They now live in Dallas with their three children. The Chazzans enjoy working with DATA because they love the fulfillment of helping a fellow Jew connect to Israel. In the coming years, the two hope to help thousands of more Israelis connect to Judaism in a rich and meaningful way.

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