Empowering Kids, Enriching Futures

Our leadership team is devoted to improving the lives of children, especially those facing the devastating effects of bullying.

Our LEadership

Rabbi Baldinger is the co-founder and co-director of Reyus and is a much cherished Rebbe/Judaics teacher at the Torah School of Greater Washington. Rabbi Baldinger began his teaching career in Memphis before moving to the Washington Dc area. With his over 10 years experience as an expert mechanich/teacher, Rabbi Baldinger has developed an effective educational approach where the educator takes into account a child’s psychological mindset and home environment to better understand and respond to a student’s behavior. Rabbi Baldinger received rabbinic ordination from the Yeshiva Gedolah of Silver Spring and holds a Master’s Degree in Education from The George Washington University. Rabbi Baldinger is passionate about creating an environment of achdus/unity, where every individual feels they are an important part of the team.

Rabbi Beren is the co-founder and co-director of Reyus . Rabbi Beren began his career as a beloved rebbe at the Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School. In addition to developing Reyus into a world class organization with Rabbi Baldinger, he also was Vice President of Strategic Growth at the Mount Washington Group where he sourced and led initial negotiations for the largest acquisition in the company’s history at that time, worth over $40 million dollars. At this time, Rabbi Beren is devoting himself full time to advancing Reyus . He received rabbinic ordination from the Yeshiva Gedolah of Silver Spring. He also holds both a Master’s degree in education and a joint degree in law and business from The George Washington University. Rabbi Beren is passionate about bringing out the value in all people including ourselves.

Mrs. Sorah Goodman is the assistant director of Reyus. Mrs. Goodman has been in education for over 30 years. She received a Master’s Degree in education from Loyola University. She also holds an AMI certification from The Montessori Washington Institute. In addition, she is the director of The Mesorah Women’s Learning Institute. Mrs. Goodman devoted her teaching career to the understanding that each child is a world. She is passionate about making sure every child feels great about themselves.


Jen Goodhart has worked in the financial services industry for 25 years, in various digital experience and marketing roles. She is now a Marketing Director at a large investment firm, with a focus on strategic planning for advertising. She holds a degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and a certificate in Project Management for New Media from Centennial College. After years of involvement in the community, Jen has recently been focused on applying her skills more formally to larger causes, including pioneering a Jewish Heritage Group at her current company. Jen is passionate about children and the importance of a warm and caring environment to build them up to develop resilience and inner strength to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. 

A native of Munich, Germany, Tamar lives in Boston, MA, with her husband, four children, a dog, and a cat. She is a professional Fine Gardener and runs her own small business. In addition, she helps coordinate afterschool programs at her kids’ school. When her kids were younger, Tamar was actively involved in running the local Shomer Shabbos Cub Scout program.

She also holds a Masters in Israeli Politics and Society from Hebrew University. As a mother of more than one neurodiverse child, she recognizes the destructive dynamics of bullying and is passionate about supporting frum schools in their efforts to stop bullying.

Shaya Rothman grew up in the South, born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. Shaya is a former counselor and lifeguard at our own Camp Chaverim. He then went on to The Rebbe’s Choice, where he worked for three years, eventually becoming the Production/Operations Manager.

Then, in 2022, he took his skills to B&H Photo, where he quickly took on a leadership role in B&H’s Logistics Department. Shaya handles many daily tasks that directly impact the receiving process of over 500 pallets of thousands of products into various warehouses. Shaya firmly believes that every child should have the opportunity to go to camp where they can grow, make friends, and be their best. Shaya lives in Far Rockaway, NY, with his wife and children.