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Rabbi Zachary Hepner

About Rabbi Zachary Hepner

Dear Parents – Mazal Tov!

Mazal Tov on the birth of your new baby boy!

My name is Zachary Hepner. I am a Rabbi and a certified mohel serving the New York City, New Jersey, and greater Tri-State area. This is a very exciting time for you, your family, and your new baby boy. You may have many questions and concerns relating to your son’s bris ceremony and I am here to guide you. I will carefully help you through the process ensuring that you have peace of mind that your son’s bris is performed as safely and as pain free as possible.

You should feel comforted knowing that I have been performing brit milah for 20 years. Additionally, my goal is to conduct a warm and spiritual ceremony so everyone attending will be moved. Thank you for visiting and I look forward to blessing you, your family and your new son!

Mazal Tov,

Rabbi Zachary Hepner

About Rabbi Zachary Hepner

Rabbi Hepner lives with his family in New York City. He has been a certified mohel since 1997 and performs brit milah for a wide spectrum of the community. He approaches his responsibilities as a mohel seriously, carrying out the mitzvah with sensitivity, dignity and in as beautiful a way as possible to minimize any discomfort. He is known among parents and visitors who are religiously diverse for instilling a sense of comfort and enrichment. He is held in such high regard that he has been invited all over the world to perform brit milah. Rabbi Hepner is in touch with parents following each bris and is always available to respond to individual questions or concerns.

Rabbi Hepner received some of the most rigorous and in depth training possible. He was personally selected and trained by the prestigious Chief Mohel of Israel, Rabbi Yossele Weisberg zt”l, in an intimate one on one apprenticeship and rotation at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. His certification is issued by The Israeli Rabbinate and The Israeli Department of Health. His ordination is from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary.

In addition to being a practicing Rabbi & mohel, Rabbi Zachary Hepner graduated from Yeshiva University with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Mathematics. He also received his MA in Engineering from UCLA, an MA in academic Talmud from Yeshiva University and an MBA from the University of Arizona. Additionally, Rabbi Hepner is a scholar of Jewish history specializing in antiquity and medieval periods. He continues to be one of the most sought after mohalim in NYC and travels throughout the United States.

Baby Girl Naming, Pidyon Haben and Weddings

Rabbi Hepner is a cantor, ba’al qe’riah (professional torah reader), and ba’al tekiah (shofar blower), and has led Jewish ritual services since 1993. In addition to zeved ha’bat (זבד הבת, simchat ha’bat baby girl naming ceremonies), he leads high holiday services, delivers sermons, lectures, performs weddings, and conducts Shabbat services. As cantor, he has flown to San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood Fl and Las Vegas, while he works primarily in the New York area.