Executive Director 

Rabbi Hillel Brody has been living and teaching in Vancouver for over ten years. A man of tremendous passion, his goal is to share the joy which is what Judaism is all about.



Director of Women’s Programming

Devorah Brody brings her uniquely positive outlook to everything she does, from teaching the children of Vancouver Hebrew Academy to engaging with her vast circle of friends. Her incredible listening ear continues to be a gift to many in Vancouver.


Ari Federgrun, Wexner Fellow

Director of Community Education

Rabbi Ari Federgrun spent three years at Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh in Israel where he received his Bachelors in Talmudic Literature. He went on to graduate summa cum laude with a degree in psychology from Yeshiva University.

In addition to receiving his Simcha (rabbinic ordination) from RIETS, he studied in the Marcos and Adina Katz Kollel under the leadership of Rabbi Hershel Schachter, and was a member of Yeshiva University’s prestigious Yeshiva University Kollel Elyon for four years.

Rabbi Federgrun is known for his insightful talks, warmth, and desire to develop meaningful and lasting relationships.

Mrs. Meira Federgrun has taken up the position of Head of School of Shalhevet Girls’ High School. The Federgruns have four amazing children.

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VTLC is proud to be a community organization.


Thank you to the many community rabbis and organizations who have taught or been a part in our programs, including:

Rabbi Ilan Acoca, Congregation Beth Hamidrash

Rabbi Mendy Feigelstock, Koshercheck

Rabbi Tzvi Goldman, Vancouver Hebrew Academy

Rabbi Aharon Kamin, Pacific Torah Institute

Rabbi Avi Lichtman, Vancouver Hebrew Academy

Rabbi Avi Mandel, Pacific Torah Institute

Rabbi Shalom Meltzer, Pacific Torah Institute

Rabbi Andrew Rosenblatt, Congregation Schara Tzedeck

Rabbi Yitzchok Wineberg, LubavitchBC

We have special appreciation to

the Board of Directors and Staff of Congregation Schara Tzedeck

for supporting and partnering in our community-wide teaching.

Thank you for hosting our offices and many of our programs.