Mr. Isaac Greenwald – of Greenwald Caterers who has been operating Pesach hotel programs for 25 years will be overseeing all aspects of catering and food service for the entire Yom Tov. Together with his dedicated team of renowned five star chefs and service staff, Mr. Isaac Greenwald will assure that all details of catering and food service meet the highest of standards.
With their trademark warmth and nearly 20 years of careful attention to detail, the expert staff of the Jewish Heritage Center will continue to manage all aspects of programming and your personal comfort.
Greenwald Caterers is a world renowned caterer based out of Lakewood NJ,. With over 25 years experience their flavorful dishes has brought them everywhere across America – from weddings to governors mansions and everywhere in between.
Their attention to detail and taste is what has given them the reputation in the kosher industry as the leading kosher caterer. Over Pesach you will find yourself enjoying elegantly served dinners. You will be served the choicest of fine veal, lamb, duck and prime ribs and the freshest sea bass and salmon. This will be served alongside the farmers best choice of garden fresh vegetables and finished with elegant fine desserts.
The plentiful tea rooms and buffets will wow even the biggest food lovers. Your dietary needs will not intervene with your amazing getaway, we cater to all dietary needs without compromising on taste and elegance.
Mr. Isaac Greenwald – owner of Greenwald Caterers who has been operating Pesach hotels for 25 yrs will be personally overseeing all the aspects of the catering and food service the entire Yom Tov.
Highest Kashrus Standards
The entire hotel will be Kosher L’Pesach with Shmura Matza only. All cuisine will be non-gebrochts and all meats are chassidishe schita. We have a separate dairy kitchen which will be cholov yisroel. We are pleased to have as our rav hamachshir once again, the renowned Rabbi Eliezer Eidlitz, of Los Angeles, who is a world renowned expert in the field of Kashrus. Rabbi Eidlitz is recognized as a leading authority not only on the extremely intricate laws of kashrus, but as well on the intricacies of modern food production and corporate machinery such as those found in hotels and industrial kitchen settings. He is Founder/Director of the Kosher Information Bureau and kosherquest.org and also the author of the highly acclaimed book Is It Kosher?
Greenwald Caterers Popups
Throughout Pesach guests can enjoy our:
Bakery: No better way to start the day than a fresh coffee and warm pastry. With a array of coffees as well as an assortment of pastries you will start your morning off on the right foot – featuring starbucks coffee!
Grab and Go: We will be by your side on all your outings. With our self serve grab and go kiosks you will find filling and delicious snacks so you can enjoy your outing worry free.
Italian Fare: Pizza, pasta, gelato are the Italian staples and you can enjoy all of them in one location with exciting toppings and flavors to satisfy all your cravings
Sushi: Sushi, poke, sashimi the options are endless with our master Japanese sushi chefs creating the most delectable rolls and dishes for a little snack.
With many dining rooms, this hotel allows for a spacious and quiet dining. Private seder rooms and private dining rooms available upon request.
Late Night Adult Fare
Nightly Themed Experiences for Adults only. Enjoy some adult time with wine tastings, tapas, cocktails and more!
We are pleased to offer special menu options for guests with special diet needs. Salt-free, sugar-free, low-sodium, nut-free, specific allergies, etc our chefs try to accommodate all dietary requests.
We offer kid-friendly options at our meals. We also offer special children’s dinner when dinner is late in the evening.
Scholars in Residence
(list in progress)
Rabbi Ari Bensoussan grew up in Brooklyn NY where he attended Yeshiva of Far rockaway then Mir Jerusalem and Beis Medrash Govoah in Lakewood NJ. After marrying Rabbi Ari and his wife Naomi moved to Israel where he received semicha in Hilchot Niddah from the Rabbanut of Israel while attending the Jerusalem Kollel under the tutelage of Rav Yitzchok Berkowitz Shlita where his passion ignited to help klal yisroel. To this end Rabbi Ari opened Yeshivat Ruach Chaim for sephardic post high school students gap year in Israel. Rabbi Bensoussan taught for four years in Derech Ohr Sameach, Israel, while earning a masters degree in Talmudic Law. Most recently Rabbi Bensoussan and family moved to The Los Angeles community to introduce the dynamic CHAZAK sephardic community enrichment model.
Rabbi Bensoussan will be joining us for the entire Pesach
Dr. David J. Lieberman, Ph.D., is an award-winning author and internationally recognized leader in the fields of human behavior and interpersonal relationships. Blending the wisdom of the Torah with cutting-edge research, Dr. Lieberman’s writings and lectures captivate both scholar and layman alike and are enjoyed by people at all levels and from all backgrounds. His twelve books, which have been translated into 26 languages and include two New York Times bestsellers, have sold millions of copies worldwide. Dr. Lieberman’s works have been featured in hundreds of major publications, and he appears as a frequent guest expert on national media outlets. His latest book, Mindreader is available at bookstores nationwide. Visit DrDavidLieberman.com for more information and TorahAnytime.com to enjoy hundreds of his video lectures.
Dr. Lieberman will be joining us for the entire Pesach
Rabbi YY Rubinstein learned in Gateshead Yeshiva for seven years where he received Semicha and a further three years in Kollel. He speaks regularly throughout the United States, Canada and Europe as well as South Africa and Israel. Rabbi YY is a broadcaster and writer for BBC National Radio. His “Yom Kippur” for BBC World Service, was heard by an audience of 156 Million people. In 2000 the “Independent” Newspaper cited him, as being amongst five people in Britain to turn to for advice. As well as traveling to speak all over the world, Rabbi Rubinstein is a regular columnist for several newspapers here and in the UK. He is the author of twelve books including his latest book, Truly Great… Jewish Women Then and Now which became an instant best seller. He teaches in several Yeshivas and Seminaries in New York.
Rabbi Rubinstein will be joining us for the entire Pesach.
Rabbi Ephraim Eliyahu Shapiro is the Mara D’Asra of Shaaray Tefilah in North Miami Beach, FL, providing guidance and inspiration for his kehila since 1998. He is a world-renowned speaker who has lectured in Eretz Yisroel, Australia, South Africa, Canada, many countries throughout Europe and cities across the United States. Rabbi Shapiro is also a featured lecturer for the Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation, and his daily shiur on Kedushas HaPeh reaches a global audience. Thousands of people have been inspired by Rabbi Shapiro’s Divrei Torah and Divrei Chizuk. His care and concern for every individual is evident in the relationships he has with adults and children of all ages. Rabbi Shapiro’s rapport with our Gedolei Yisroel are a testament both to his devotion to Torah values as well as his dedication to providing for all who seek to be inspired and to grow in their Avodas Hashem.
Rabbi Shapiro will be joining us for the 2nd night of Chol Hamoed.
Mrs. Chani Juravel is a renowned mechaneches with a long and distinguished career as a teacher, principal and consultant. An alumna of BJJ, Mrs. Juravel graduated Brooklyn College and did her graduate work in Columbia’s Teachers’ College and Fordham University. She is an LCSW in private practice in Rockland County NY treating individuals and couples. Combining a knowledge of Torah, hashkafa and psychology, Mrs. Juravel is a sought after speaker across the globe, an inspiring columnist for Binah magazine, and a popular lecturer on Aish.com and TorahAnytime.com.
Mrs. Juravel will be joining us for the entire Pesach.
Speakers & Maggidei Shiur
Rabbi Naftali Portnoy has served as the Co-Director of, and Senior Lecturer at, the Jewish Heritage Center of Queens and Long Island, an internationally renowned Kiruv Center, since 1988. Together with Co-Director Rabbi Moshe Turk, he developed this respected organization, which since 1987 has reached out to more than 15,000 Jewish Adults throughout the Metropolitan New York area. More than 1,500 of their students have become fully Shomer Torah u’Mitzvos and over 8,000 have made significant strides towards deepening their commitment to Torah Judaism. Rabbi Portnoy has a deep grasp of psak halacha and has conferred extensively with g’dolei poskin both in America and Eretz Yisrael on varied and delicate matters of halacha as they apply to baalei teshuva.
Rabbi Moshe Turk is the founding Co-Director of, and Senior Lecturer at, the Jewish Heritage Center of Queens and Long Island, an internationally renowned Kiruv Center. Together with Co-Director Rabbi Naftali Portnoy, he developed this respected organization, which since 1987 has reached out to more than 15,000 Jewish Adults throughout the Metropolitan New York area. More than 1,500 of their students have become fully Shomer Torah u’Mitzvos and over 8,000 have made significant strides towards deepening their commitment to Torah Judaism. Rabbi Turk is a warm and engaging speaker who has lectured to both learned and secular audiences throughout the country and in Eretz Yisrael.
Rabbi Eliezer Eidlitz of Los Angeles, our Program’s Rav Hamachshir, is a world-renowned expert in the field of Kashrus. He is recognized as a leading authority not only on the extremely complex laws of kashrus, but as well on the intricacies of modern food production and corporate machinery such as those found in Hotels and industrial kitchen settings. He is Founder/Director of the Kosher Information Bureau and kosherquest.org and the author of the highly acclaimed book Is It Kosher?
Joshua London is a pro-Israel advocate and Washington lobbyist. Josh served as the Director of Government Affairs with the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA), and before that he worked more than a decade as the top lobbyist for the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA). Josh has spent over two decades as an advocate for Israel and the American Jewish community on Capitol Hill. Josh has lectured widely on many different topics, from history and politics to Jewish values and kosher wine. He has written weekly columns on wine and spirits for both The Jewish Week and the Washington Jewish Week, and his work regularly appears in over a dozen US Jewish newspapers. He and his family currently divide their time between London, England and Potomac, Maryland.
Day Camp and Daycare
Our highly acclaimed daycare, daycamp and teen programs will be led by the caring and capable
He has years of experience not only at Yom Tov Hotels, but also as director of camp Camp Machaneh Yisrael and formerly one of the Schnitzel Guys. Zezy “gets” people of all ages and knows how to make them smile. This has made him successful as a teacher, youth director, camp director, rebbe, and entertainer. Warm and caring counselors and a fun packed schedule will guarantee your children the time of their life so their parents can get the relaxation of a lifetime!
esach 2022 will be at The Stamford Hilton Hotel and Executive Meeting Center. Less than half an hour from NYC, the hotel is fully renovated with beautiful oversized guest rooms, all with shabbos locks. The hotel boasts. multiple lobbies beautiful seating areas, and outdoor space. There are spacious dining rooms as well large meeting rooms ensuring our guests will have ample space.
Modern and Luxurious Guest Rooms
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