Rabbi Ya’akov Trump serves as the Rabbi of the Young Israel of Lawrence Cedarhurst. Additionally, he currently works as a student advisor in Yeshiva University in Undergraduate Torah Studies. Rabbi Trump grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. After graduating high school, he spent several years in Yeshivat Kerem BeYavneh in Israel followed by Ner Yisrael, Baltimore. He holds a BA in Mathematics from Yeshiva University and has taken multiple actuary exams. While completing semicha at RIETS, he served as Rabbinic Intern in Kesher Israel DC, Young Israel of Jamaica Estates and the Beth Din of America. He spent two years as Rabbinic Fellow of the YU Torah Mitzion Kollel of Chicago, creating new programs and shiurim. Rabbi Trump enjoys nature, thoughtful conversations and spending time with family and friends. It is his passion to share his passion for the Torah and its relevance in contemporary times. He and his wife, Malka, and children live in Cedarhurst.