About Rabbi Uri Pilichowski
Office: (561) 394-0394
Rabbi Uri Pilichowski grew up in Fair Lawn, New Jersey with Rabbi Benjamin Yudin and Rabbi Saul Zucker as his mentors and teachers. He attended Yavneh Academy day school and Frisch High School. Rabbi Pilichowski studied in Mevaseret Zion for eight years, earning a Bachelor of Talmudic Law and Rabbinic Ordination. While living Israel, Rabbi Pilichowski taught and mentored gap year students.
Rabbi Pilichowski then moved to Beverly Hills, CA to become the Assistant Rabbi of the famed Beth Jacob Congregation. While at Beth Jacob, he partnered with Rabbi Steven Weil to increase membership to over 700 families and created a national model for teen and youth departments. Rabbi Pilichowski was blessed to move to the great community of Boca Raton, Florida where he is the Rosh Beit Midrash, Gap Year advisor and teaches Talmud, Bible and Israel Advocacy. Rabbi Pilichowski is also the Teen Rabbi at The Boca Raton Synagogue.
An Israeli citizen and former member of the Israel Civil Defense, Rabbi Pilichowski prides himself in his involvement with the Pro-Israel community. He created the first teen pro-Israel group in the country that teaches students to advocate in Congress for a stronger US-Israel relationship. His students have gained a national reputation that has even reached the White House.
Rabbi Pilichowski also enjoys writing and speaking; he is the author of three books, a book on time management, on the weekly Torah portion and on the Jewish festivals. He has been a scholar in residence in synagogues across America, from Richmond, VA to Santa Barbara, CA. Rabbi Pilichowski is happily married to Aliza and has six wonderful children.