Hezzy Jesin grew up in Toronto, Canada where he earned his degree in Education from York University. After many years as a camper and counselor in the youth movement, Hezzy served as the National Education Director of Bnei Akiva of North America. He then pursued a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. Hezzy spent the following 6 years working at Yeshiva University in the Center for the Jewish Future and then as the Director of Student Life. Over the past 2 years, Hezzy has served as the Executive Director of the Riverdale Jewish Center.
Hezzy lives with his wife and 3 children in Teaneck, NJ. As a Canadian, Hezzy is a big fan of hockey, poutine and Tim Horton’s coffee. On any given weekend, Hezzy can be found playing pick-up basketball or spending time with family and friends.