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Dr. Kalman Stein
First Year at Frisch:  1999
As principal, Dr. Stein has created a warm, supportive environment which encourages students to expand their religious and intellectual horizons in an atmosphere which values the individuality of each of the young men and women in our school. He is committed to curricular integration that promotes the understanding that Torah has an impact on all aspects of our lives.  Dr. Stein came to Frisch after more than twenty years as principal of Maimonides School in Boston and of the Hillel School in Deal.

Dr. Stein earned a doctorate in Modern European History at Columbia University, has done graduate work in Education, and was a Jerusalem Fellow.

Rabbi Dr. John Krug
Dean of Student Life & Welfare
First Year at Frisch:  1984
His abilities, knowledge and keen sense of todayís youth have endeared Rabbi Krug to Frisch students and their families for over twenty-five years. Rabbi Krug received his B.A. in Psychology and Speech and Drama, masterís degrees in both Secondary Jewish Education and Psychology, and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, as well as his Semikha from Yeshiva University. He has also completed a Postgraduate Fellowship in the Senior Jewish Educators Program at Bar Ilan University. In addition, Rabbi Krug brings a background in professional theater, dating back to 1974, to our own Drama Society.

Mrs. Elaine Weitzman
Executive Director
First Year at Frisch:  1999
Mrs. Weitzman earned her B.S. from Cornell University and her M.S. from Columbia University. She oversees the non academic operation of the school, including finance, facilities, human resources, alumni affairs, public relations and development. She also oversaw the development and construction of the new Frisch campus. Prior to coming to Frisch, Mrs. Weitzman  worked as a hospital and health care planner, administrator and consultant. Working closely with Dr. Stein and the academic administration, Mrs. Weitzman ensures that the atmosphere and values which are the hallmark of our school permeate the business office as well, ensuring that parents, faculty and  students enjoy an open door and welcoming environment.

Rabbi Eli Ciner
Associate Principal

First Year at Frisch: 2001
Rabbi Eli Ciner strives to assist students in becoming critical thinkers with a strong emotional attachment to Judaism. Since joining the Frisch faculty, Rabbi Ciner has helped create an atmosphere where students are dynamic learners both in and out of the classroom, and students optimize their academic and religous experiences. Rabbi Ciner is currently pursuing a doctorate in History of Education and Jewish Studies from New York University. He received his Semikha from Yeshiva University and also holds degrees in Psychology (B.A.) and Education (M.A.) from Yeshiva University. Prior to Yeshiva University, Rabbi Ciner spent two years learning at Yeshivat Shaalvim in Israel.

Mrs. Elaine Keigher
Associate Principal/Director of Learning Center
First Year at Frisch:  2000
Mrs. Keigher, as Director of the Learning Center, provides guidance and support to teachers and students affiliated with the Learning Center. She earned her B.A. from William Paterson University and her M.Ed. from the University of Illinois and has done doctoral work at the University of Tennessee. During her tenure at Magen David Yeshiva in Brooklyn and at The J.E.C. in Elizabeth, Mrs. Keigher developed curriculum, provided teacher training workshops, and developed programs for gifted and learning disabled students. She has also taught on the elementary school, high school and college levels.

Dr. Shira Weiss
Assistant Principal
First Year at Frisch: 2001
Dr. Shira Weiss joined the Frisch faculty in 2001 and currently serves as Assistant Principal as well as a teacher of Tanakh and Jewish Philosophy.  She holds an EdD in Education and Administration and is completing her Doctorate in Medieval Jewish Philosophy at Yeshiva University.  Dr. Weiss also teaches Jewish Philosophy at Stern College. 

Rabbi Joshua Wald
Mashgiach Ruchani
First Year at Frisch: 2003

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