The Rabbi Sacks Legacy appoints a UK Director of Education

June 18, 2023
Rabbi Cobi Ebrahimoff with students Photo credit Avishai Finkelstein

The Rabbi Sacks Legacy is expanding its educational offering with the appointment of Rabbi Cobi Ebrahimoff, a renowned Jewish educator and programme innovator, to serve as its Director of Education in the UK.

He brings more than two decades of experience in advancing Jewish communal educational initiatives in both the UK and Israel. He will focus on bringing Rabbi Sacks’ teachings into schools and helping to develop new innovative educational resources.

Rabbi Ebrahimoff most recently served as rabbi for Tribe, the United Synagogue’s youth organisation, where he was responsible for innovating and delivering creative activities for schools and local communities. He is also the Executive Headteacher at the King Solomon international school in Israel. Rabbi Ebrahimoff previously served as head of the Independent Jewish Day School in London following a distinguished tenure and serving for 15 years at the school.

Rabbi Cobi Ebrahimoff Photo credit Avishai Finkelstein 1 e1687218430710 edited

Rabbi Ebrahimoff said, “Rabbi Sacks’ teachings inspired a generation of educators like me to focus on Jewish values and bring Torah to life in the public domain. I am honoured to promote the legacy and teachings of Rabbi Sacks in our schools and communities across the country so that the next generation continues to learn from his words.”

Joanna Bennaroch, Chief Executive of The Rabbi Sacks Legacy, added, “We are thrilled to welcome Rabbi Ebrahimoff. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role, where he will play a crucial role in promoting Rabbi Sacks’ teachings and ideas in schools across the UK.”

Rabbi Ebrahimoff received his bachelor’s degree in education from Tel Aviv University, his master’s degree in educational management from the University of Leeds and his rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel following his study in Karnei Shomron Hesder Yeshiva. He was designated with the honorary National Leader of Education in 2016 by the Department for Education for promoting school improvement across England, and holds a National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership from University College London.