Our Staff

MYEF is led by a core group of passionate professionals who understand the special needs of the families we serve. They, in turn, oversee a highly motivated team of counselors, mentors and volunteers that make our youth feel like they’ve come home.



  • Calmer Home
    David is so much calmer when he gets home from the program. It’s really made a big difference.
    Relieved Parent
  • Back to Normal
    After the divorce, I never thought we’d get back to normal. But we’ve been able to, thanks to MYEF.
    Grateful Mom
  • Big Sister
    Rachel always wanted a big sister to talk to. Now she has one.
    Chana H.
  • Happy in School
    For the first time in months, Aryeh is looking forward to going to school in the morning.
    Moshe Greenbaum

Rabbi Doniel Drandoff

Rabbi Doniel Drandoff lives in Far Rockaway and received rabbinic ordination from Yeshiva Shor Yoshuv. In his earlier years he directed the boys program at Madraigos for teens at risk. He has since started a learning program for young Je...

Rabbi Yoseph Vigler

Rabbi Yoseph Vigler was born in Cape Town, South Africa and raised in Springs, a small shtetl an hour from Johannesburg. After studying in yeshiva at Ateres Yisroel in Bayit Vegan, Kfar Chabad, Kollel in New York and in Melbourne Austral...