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Rabbi Ezra Schwartz - Senior Rabbi


Rabbi Schwartz has served as the Rabbi of Mt. Sinai Jewish Center since August 2009. During his tenure the shul has expanded its offerings of high-level Torah classes and moving tefilot, and has continued to grow.

In addition to his responsibilities at the Shul, Rabbi Schwartz serves as a Rosh Yeshiva at  Yeshiva University, from which he holds five advanced degrees, including Yadin Yadin.  He also serves as the Assistant Director of RIETS / Mazer Yeshiva Program and restructured RIETS’ program in Contemporary Halacha.

Rabbi Schwartz serves on the board of trustees of the local Jewish Community Council of Washington Heights & Inwood.

Rabbi Schwartz and his wife Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz along with their five children love being a part of the Mt. Sinai family and welcome congregants for Shabbat meals on a regular basis.

Rabbi Schwartz gives a weekly shiur on Wednesday nights. His shiurim are recorded and can be found here

Sun, August 18 2019 17 Av 5779