Jason Feld, Head of School, came to NYHS in 2017 after 12 years at Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles where he recently served as the Dean of Students. Jason is known for his cutting-edge pedagogy and for creating a nationally recognized Israel studies program. He earned degrees at New York University (Political Science), University of Baltimore School of Law (JD), and the American Jewish University (MA Education).
Head of School
Rabbi Rothstein received rabbinic ordination from Kollel Meretz in Mevaseret Tzion andearned his B.Ed and Teacher’s Diploma from Lifshitz College in Jerusalem. He earned his M.Ed from University of Missouri, with a focus on Positive Psychology and Coaching.After making aliyah to Israel from Los Angeles as a teenager, Rabbi Rothstein attended Yeshivat Sha’alvim High School and the Hesder Yeshiva in Shiloh, and served in the IDF’s Golani Brigade. He was the OU’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus Rabbi at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus from 2008-2012. In addition to his passion for education and teaching, Rabbi Rothstein enjoys a variety of sports, hiking and spending time with his family.
Director of Judaic Studies - School Rabbi
Rabbi Naftali Rothstein
Beth earned a Master’s Degree in counseling from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Virginia Tech. Beth was born and raised in the greater DC area, and prior to making her way out to the West Coast and joining NYHS, Beth was a school counselor in Virginia.
Marilyn graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a major in Advertising and Marketing Communications and a minor in Economics. For the past summers, Marilyn has dedicated her time to working at both Sephardic Adventure Camp as their Activity Director and as a marketing intern for her family owned company, American Classic Homes. Combining her educational and work experience, Marilyn is confident in her skills to better the experience of the staff and students of her alma mater, NYHS. She is looking forward to the brand-new things happening and is thrilled to be a part of the team.
Coordinator of Admissions, Marketing and Communications
Ms. Wiens joined the NYHS administration in 2017. Previously, she worked at the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle in the Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Services section. Ms. Wiens is a graduate of Western Washington University where she majored in Comparative Political Science and Canadian-American Studies.
Operations Manager/Registrar/Assistant to Head of School