Our Team


Rechy Zolty

Founder and Executive Director
Rechy loves to make order out of chaos, to teach and to help. Creating efficient, healthy systems and empowering people with proper skill sets to maintain that system is what Rechy does best.

Her business life of training women to be professional organizers and executive function coaching has crossed over into Bridges in regard to helping families with children navigate life properly when going through a crisis.

Rechy’s love of people (especially kids!) and belief in their capabilities is what inspires her to make Bridges a compassionate and efficient resource to help parents and children to live wholesome and healthy lives.

Ahuva Sandler

Director of Operations
Ahuva is the Director of Operations of Bridges. She was a beloved teacher for many years and has been involved in multiple community organizations. Ahuva is warm, outgoing, and a superb listener with excellent communication skills. She is efficient, capable, and possesses strong leadership and organizational abilities. Ahuva is passionate about Bridges and is eager to channel these skills as its director.

Leah Nadler

Clinical Director
Leah Nadler serves as clinical director at Bridges. Leah has over a decade of experience in crisis intervention, nonprofit administration, and individual counseling. Aside from her work at Bridges, Leah provides individual therapy for teens and adults, particularly in the areas of anxiety, trauma and grief. Leah is passionate about community work and is proud to be part of the movement to create a safer, happier environment for children and families.

Attorney Miriam Zakarin

Legal Advisor
Miriam Zakarin is a partner at Treuhaft & Zakarin, LLP with offices located in New York, NY and Hackensack, NJ. Ms. Zakarin earned her Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 2004. Her practice experience primarily focuses on matrimonial and family law. Ms. Zakarin is admitted in both New York and New Jersey federal and state courts, as well as the United States Court of Claims, and the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. In the State of New Jersey she is a Court Certified Matrimonial Mediator for Economic Mediation. In New York State she has been certified to be a Court Guardian, Court Evaluator; and Attorney for Alleged Incapacitated Person. In New Jersey she regularly appears in Superior Court on Family and Matrimonial matters, and in New York in Supreme Court for Matrimonial Cases and in Family Court for Family Matters.

Rikki Janklowicz

Executive Director Brooklyn

Zahava Hurwitz

Clinical Supervisor Brooklyn

Rabbinical Board

Rav Elya Brudny

Rabbinical Board

Rav Uri Deutch

Rabbinical Board

Advisory Board

Mrs. Chani Jakobowitz

Advisory Board

Mrs. Yael Kaisman

Advisory Board

Mr. Chaim Gross

Advisory Board

Dr. Yossi Shafer PH.D.

Advisory Board

Mr. Dovy Zolty

Advisory Board

Bridges NJ Care Managers

Brooke Kaire

Care Manager
Brooke Kaire earned her Bachelor of Arts and masters in social work from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

She has 5 years of internship experience working in the field of social work.

Brooke is a dedicated professional with strong organizational skills and thoroughness that are vital when assisting families through a crisis.

Bracha Halberstadt

Care Manager
Bracha earned her bachelors in Social Work from Concordia College and her Master’s in Social Work from Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Bracha’s experience as a social worker includes case management, group facilitation at various levels of care, and individual counseling. Aside from her work at Bridges, Bracha sees clients individually in private practice, specializing in teens and adults struggling with trauma, eating disorders and body image, process addictions and ADHD. Bracha is passionate about helping the young adult clients at Bridges create lives worth living, as they heal from challenging backgrounds.

Gendy Moskowitz

Care Manager
Gendy has her masters degree in mental health counseling.

She has experience mentoring individuals going through various life experiences helping them learn how to make informed and healthy decisions about themselves, their relationships and their futures.

Gendy is eager to use her mentoring and counseling experience, as well as her strong sense of compassion, to support families through crises.

Aliza Greenwood

Care Manager

Esti Weinberger

Care Manager

Devorah Gejerman

Care Manager

Bridges Brooklyn Care Managers

Rachelli Leshkowitz

Care Manager

Blimi Richter

Care Manager
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