Rabbi Evan Widmonte
Rabbi Evan is all about the vision. He truly believes that Australian Uni Students will unite together and be a part of the Ohrsom dream. His passion is to give young aspiring Jewish Students the tools to be proud of their Jewish values and embrace them and integrate them into the world they live in. Rabbi Evan has travelled the world and grew up in South Africa, lived in Israel for 8 years and then Sydney for 5. He is all about family and his wife and 4 children are always game for an adventure. He has degrees in Accounting and Finance (CFA), Studied in the Ohr Somayach and Mir Yeshivas and worked in a variety of fields, including, Youth Rabbi in Kehillat Masada Sydney, Head of Informal Education in Masada College. He currently runs a successful company (Rimon) which focuses on the startup revolution in Australia.
Cara adds the much needed feminine touch to Ohrsom Student. Every event, program, dinner will always have her unique input and a five star rating. Cara grew up in South Africa and has been travelling the world with her family teaching Jewish values wherever she goes. Her home is always open to guests and her listening ear has helped many a Uni Student navigate the challenges of life.
Rabbi Menachem Channen
Rabbi Channen is the WOW factor in the Ohrsom team. His lectures are challenging and inspiring, full of interactive moments and lots of laughs. He has a knack for shmoozing - once he starts talking he can't stop!
Rabbi Channen was born in Israel in Gush Etzion and has spent all of his life soaking up the wisdom of Torah. He is passionate about learning Torah and inspiring others to learn as well. He is a builder of Jewish communities and recently left Sydney where he built up a learning centre that inspired many young Jewish students.