Rabbi Shlomo Buxbaum Rabbi Shlomo Buxbaum, Rabbi/Director

Rabbi Shlomo joined Aish DC in 2010. With charisma, energy, and enthusiasm, he communicates the message of Jewish pride and values to audiences of all Jewish backgrounds in a language and style they feel at home with. A musician and writer, he encourages each and every individual to discover their unique potential, and to always find the joy in their Judaism. 

You can reach Rabbi Shlomo Buxbaum by e-mailing sbuxbaum@aish.com

Devorah Buxbaum Devorah Buxbaum, Director of Family Outreach and Womens Missions

Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Devorah began creating innovative children’s programming at age 16, when she established an outreach day camp in the Denver area. Devorah directed the camp for almost ten years, over which she provided hundreds of children with memorable summers of fun and learning. Devorah received her MSW from University of Denver while being involved in many community projects. Devorah joins the team with the goal of increasing the family-oriented atmosphere at Aish DC with great programs that will reach every member of the family.

You can reach Devorah Buxbaum by e-mailing devorahdc@gmail.com

Laura Israel Laura Israel, Office Manager

Laura grew up in Baltimore , MD and graduated magna cum laude from Towson University. Laura moved to the Washington, DC area shortly after receiving her MBA in Finance from George Washington University. She then met her husband, Benjamin, and as newlyweds, they were among the first Aish DC students. Fast forward many years later, Laura now manages the Aish DC office. Laura has been part of the Aish DC team since 2006.   From handling the day-to-day operations to assisting on special events, Laura gets the most enjoyment out of helping people connect to Judaism. Laura and Benjamin are proud parents of two amazing young adults.

You can reach Laura Israel by e-mailing lisrael@aish.com

Naomi Zwillinger Naomi Zwillinger, Digital Communications Coordinator

Naomi is the new creative mind behind our graphics, website, social media and digital communications. A graduate of UMD with degrees in art & art history, Naomi volunteered for Aish in 2013 after being inspired by Aish Young Professionals. After studying in Israel in 2014, Naomi officially joined the team to use her design skills to inspire others.

You can reach Naomi Zwillinger by e-mailing nzwillinger@aish.com




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Upcoming Events
Self-Growth Workshops
Map out your inner self and break through barriers with wisdom based on the Mussar tradition. Taught by Rabbi Shlomo Buxbaum. For men and women.
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Shabbos of Illuminaishion
The Traveling Chassidim are back! Fire up your soul with a joyous and spirited Shabbat Chanukah Experience!
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Motzei Shabbos Illuminaishion
Bring the whole family to a concert & dancing with The Traveling Chassidim. Join us for a musical havdalah, menorah lighting, latkes & l'chaims and more!
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JWRP Women's Trip to Israel
Join Devorah Buxbaum and women from across North America for an inspirational week of touring, learning, inspiration and experiencing Israel like never before.
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JWRP Men's Trip to Israel
Join Rabbi Shlomo Buxbaum for an inspirational week of touring and connecting to the land of our heritage!
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