Rabbi Naphtali Burnstein, Senior Rabbi
Rabbi Naphtali Burnstein has been the Rabbi of the Young Israel of Greater Cleveland for the last 24 years. Prior to coming to Cleveland, Rabbi Burnstein served as Rabbi of the Young Israel of Greater Buffalo for 6 years. His first rabbinic position was as the Assistant Rabbi to Rabbi Moshe Heinemann of the Agudas Yisroel of Baltimore.
Rabbi Burnstein, a native of Washington, D.C., received his Semicha from Yeshivas Ner Yisroel of Baltimore. In addition, he has a Master’s Degree in Talmudic Law from Ner Yisroel, and a Master’s Degree in Computers from John Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering.
Rabbi Burnstein is married to Rochel (nee) Milch of Pittsburgh. They are blessed with nine children and many grandchildren.