Leadership Team & Staff

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Rabbi Yoseph Wernick –  PrincipalWernickHeadshot

Rabbi Wernick comes to us with a wealth of experience in Jewish education both as a teacher and as a principal.  In his almost 25 years in Chinuch, Rabbi Wernick has developed a reputation as a master educator, who truly cares about his students and their success.  He has extensive experience in catering to each individual student’s needs as well as the use of multi-age groupings & student-centered learning.  Rabbi Wernick is proficient and skilled in human resources and financial management, with a strong commitment to quality improvement and team-building.

He is a Torah scholar of note, yet down to earth with a fantastic sense of humor.  Born and raised in Australia, Rabbi Wernick studied in Yeshivos and Kollel in Australia and in New York and has an MBA from Australia.  He is committed to embracing all Jews and has a deep respect for every community’s customs and traditions.  He is married with 11 children, ka”h.


Sahar Zabari – Administrative Director

Sahar Zabari comes to MMA with over 14 years of high-level administrative and operational support. She previously worked with prestigious insurance companies and wealth management firms in California and Arizona.  Her duties include coordinating communications, fundraising, and compliance for MMA.  Born in Israel, she came to the US at the age of two and grew up in New Jersey, northern Carolina, and south Florida.  An award-winning artist, Sahar is creative, passionate about education, and committed to making the world a better place, one smile at a time.  She believes children are the future and is thrilled to be a part of the MMA team.


Our incredible team of MMA Teachers is published, along with contact information, to our MMA Families.