Youth Directors

Rosa Wetstein

Youth Director

Welcome Rosa Wetsein! 

Rosa Wetstein is pleased to bring her leadership experience and chesed involvement to support the Shomrei Youth Department. Rosa has had experience with children of various ages through her summer camp, as well as her roles in school with both Middle and High School students. As an art and dance instructor, she uses her talents and is passionate about helping others and making them feel special.

Rosa volunteers her time to the community through her leadership in running the Bnos Yisroel Chesed Program, as well as being an active Jewish Caring Network volunteer, Big Sister for Jewish Community Services and Bnos leader.

Rosa graduated from Bnos Yisroel of Baltimore and currently attends WITS Machon Ohr Yehudis (Maalot) where she is studying psychology.

When not in shul or in school, Rosa enjoys swimming, dancing and listening to music.

Rosa can be reached at

Rabbi Mordechai Bennett

Teen Minyan Rabbi

About our Teen Minyan Rabbi

Mordechai Bennett is our new Teen Director! During the year, he is the beloved fourth and fifth grade Rebbe at Ohr Chadash Academy and manages their popular Motzei Shabbos Learning program.  He is known for his professional demeanor, enthusiasm for teaching, and focus on developing a meaningful relationship with each of his students.  When not in school, Rabbi Bennett enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters Tila and Libby, learning, and playing hockey. Having spent four year in Kollel Avodas Levi,  Rabbi Bennett holds a Bachelor’s of Talmudic Law from Ner Israel Rabbinical College, and a Master’s in Education from Johns Hopkins University.  

Rabbi Bennett can be reached at