Rabbi Yosef Adler has been the Morah d'Atra of Teaneck´s Congregation Rinat Yisrael since 1979. He has also been the Rosh HaYeshiva of Torah Academy of Bergen County since 1990 where he teaches the honors Gemara shiur for the ninth and tenth grades.
A gifted educator and respected posek, Rabbi Adler strives to pass along to our congregation the wisdom and values of his mentor, the Rav, Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik zt”l. His overall goal, as he has often stated, is to produce a generation of B’nai Torah who recognize their responsibilities to G-d, their fellow man, and Medinat Yisrael. During a recent mini–Sabbatical in Israel, he wrote a commentary on the Haggadah based on the teaching of the Rav, zt"l.
Rabbi Adler previously served as associate principal at Hillel Yeshiva High School in Deal. He taught Talmud and American History at Frisch, and was also coordinator of the Advanced Talmud Department at Ramaz. He received his rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva University and his master´s degree at its Bernard Revel Graduate School. He is a member and former president of the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County.