Our Team

Meet Our Rabbis


Executive Director
Rabbi Adam Jacobs was born and raised in New York and has lived in Boston and Jerusalem, where he received his rabbinic ordination. He completed his B.A. in Music from Brandeis University and has a Masters of Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory. His writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, the Times of Israel, the Algemeiner Journal and in his own blog – Shaken Faithless.  He has self-published three small books and was one of the teachers featured in the documentary film Kabbalah Me.  His life’s work is to introduce the beauty, meaning and Joy of Judaism to all who are interested. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Penina and 5 children.


 Executive Learning Rabbi
A Connecticut native, Rabbi Rosen graduated from Cornell University and worked for the Department of Justice before completing rabbinical school at Yeshiva University. There, he also received a master’s degree in medieval Jewish history. Rabbi Rosen sits on Columbia University’s ethical review board which supervises its animal research. He currently resides in Queens with his family where he plays tennis and crafts his own wine. Rabbi Rosen is passionate about Hassidic texts and the integration of spirituality into  even the most mundane aspects of daily life.

 MarcTerris_300x300RABBI MARC TERRIS

 Executive Learning Rabbi
Rabbi Marc Terris was born and raised in Vineland, New Jersey. He
completed his B.A. in Accounting with a minor in Finance from Montclair
State University. After graduating he worked in the private sector at Bankers Trust in their accounting department. After a few years in the field, he relocated to Jerusalem to study at Aish HaTorah College of Jewish Studies where he received his Rabbinical Ordination. Rabbi Terris has inspired business executives in the New York area for the last 15 years. He enjoys helping others answer their life’s questions and connecting all Jews to the beauty and meaning of our 3,400 year old Tradition. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Noa and their six children.


Executive Learning Rabbi
Ricardo was born and raised in Mexico City and learned in Mirrer Yeshiva, one of the most prestigious rabbinical institutions in the world, for ten years. After receiving his Rabbinical ordination from Rabbi Yitzhok Berkowitz, Ricardo traveled to Spain and Argentina, to teach. He has inspired hundreds of students over the past eight years teaching the beauty and depth of Torah in a practical and entertaining style. Ricardo now lives in Passaic with his wife and 5 daughters.


Mrs. Noa Terris was born in Haifa, Israel and was raised in Canada. She completed a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Women’s Studies from the University of Western Ontario. She trained in Israel at the Aish HaTorah Women’s Program to teach Jewish outlook on marriages and parenting. Noa is also an Inner Torah guide, mentoring women across America.
Her mission is to empower women to navigate their inner worlds through the prism of Jewish Philosophy, creating balance and developing practical skills to experience fulfillment from their everyday lives. Noa lives in New Jersey with her husband (Aish Center Rabbi Marc Terris) and their six daughters.

Meet Our Staff


Assistant Executive Director

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Nesya attended Stern College and Rutgers University School of Law. An attorney by trade, Nesya has chosen to dedicate her advanced education and skills to benefit the Jewish community and has served for the last two years as the Assistant Executive Director for Aish Center.