Rabbi Sholom Ber Hendel is a member of the Executive Rabbinical Council (Kashrus Vaad), responsible for administrating, maintaining and establishing the kosher standards that govern the OK. He also serves as the Executive Rabbinic Coordinator.
Rabbi Hendel’s lifetime exposure to and involvement in kashrus has established him as an acclaimed expert in industrial food manufacturing. He has visited thousands of facilities across North, South and Central America, Europe, Asia and several other regions around the world. His education, knowledge of halacha and mentor-ship under the guidance of Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, OBM, prepared him well for this role, as he now mentors other Rabbinic Coordinators in developing kosher programs. With a great deal of experience in ensuring the highest kosher standards while providing excellence in service, Rabbi Hendel personally administers the kosher programs of some of our key kosher programs.
Rabbi Hendel is the son on of Rabbi Yisrael Yosef HaCohen Hendel, a member of the Chabad Bais Din in Israel, and is the grandson of Rabbi Yitzchak HaCohen Hendel, OBM, former Av Beis Din of Montreal.
Rabbi Hendel resides with his wife and children in Morristown, New Jersey.