Camp Leadership Team
Meet the team
James Williams is a passionate Jewish Educator currently living in Efrat, Israel. Born and raised in Birmingham, United Kingdom, his passion for educating began early on and it has stayed with him ever since. James was involved in Snif in Birmingham as Chanich, Madriach & Rosh. James continued his involvement with Bnei Akiva working on the Mazkirut of Bnei Akiva UK and then after his aliyah worked for World Bnei Akiva overseeing British Hachshara. James and his family have completed two successful shlichuts through Bnei Akiva of the US & Canada in both Toronto and South Florida. James studied Jewish History & Informal Education at Jews College London and continued his studies at Yeshivat HaKotel Jerusalem followed by completing Smicha. James firmly believes in the power of informal and experiential Jewish education and aims to connect people to Judaism, whilst growing their potential and becoming future Jewish role models. James was the Camp Director of Moshava Ba'Ir Greater Philadelphia for 3 years.
Joey is ecstatic for another incredible year as Rosh Mosh at Moshava Ba'ir!
Sam Frank was born and raised in Cleveland and was strongly involved with Bnei Akiva, including taking on several ‘Rosh’ positions, during his time at Fuchs Mizrachi. Upon graduating in 2017 he went to learn at Yeshivat Sha’alvim where he learned for two years before drafting to the paratroopers unit of the IDF and then returned to yeshiva for another two years post army. Sam went to Camp Stone for the first of six years as a camper in 2009, came back as tzevet for three years to serve as hadracha, returned in 2021 after his time in the army to be a rosh eidah and this past summer again served as a rosh eidah one month while spending the other month in the beit midrash more formally learning and teaching. Sam is currently a madrich at Yeshivat Torat Shraga in Bayit V’gan, Yerushalayim where he also learns in YU’s Gruss Kollel. Next year Sam plans on attending Yeshiva University’s Azrieli graduate school to get a masters in Jewish education while also learning in YU’s RIETS semicha program.
Director of Operations
This is Shira's fifth summer at Moshava Bair and she can't wait for it to begin. Shira has played many roles here in camp, but this summer she will be taking on the positon of Director of Operations. She works as a speech language therapist during the school year but looks forward all year long for camp to start!
Year-Round Front Desk
Shula has been with the Bnei Akiva family for over a decade! She is available year-round and during the summer to make sure all registration needs are met!
Hi! I'm Nurse Toby, one of the nurses at Camp Moshava Ba'ir. I'm here to help make sure that your child stays safe and healthy during the summer. camping season. If you have any questions regarding your child's health, feel free to touch base with me!
Camper Support Director
Talia is excited to support all campers and families with any challenges that arise at camp. She is an expert in conflict management and enjoys finding solutions to every day problems.
Director of Transportation
Estie is excited to join the Moshava Ba'ir team. She loves figuring out complicated logistics and streamlining processes - just what is needed to get your kids to camp in a safe and timely fashion!
Sganei Rosh Moshava
Aleph and Bet
Alyssa is excited to be back at Moshava Ba'ir - this time as Sgan Rosh Moshava for Aleph and Bet! She can't wait to meet all her campers and make sure they have their best summer yet!
Gimmel, Daled & Hey
Yoni can't wait to dive into his role as Sgan. He loves providing campers and madrichim with the support they need to be the best they can be!
Superhey & Bogrim
Yair is once again joining Moshava Ba'ir - this time as Sgan Rosh Moshava for Hey, Superhey, and Bogrim. Focusing on our oldest age groups, Yoni is excited to provide support and leadership skills for our oldest campers.
Rosh Eidah Aleph
This is Judy's second summer at MBNJ. Growing up looking forward to every summer in Moshava Ennismore, she is so excited to be bringing her 3 children to camp this summer as she takes on the role of Rosh Eidah Aleph! Judy works as an Occupational Therapist during the school year and is looking forward to sharing her passion for working with kids with her staff.
Rosh Eidah Bet
Elana can't wait to join Moshava Ba'ir as Rosh Eidah bet. Summer camp is her jam and she's excited to make sure your little ones are cared for, safe and having fun!
Rosh Eidah Bet
Zahava is excited for her new role as Rosh Eidah Bet. She is excited to join Elana as a dual team taking care of our younger campers. She can't wait to see the smiles on everyones faces!
Rosh Eidah Gimmel
Before starting her Doctorate in Psychology, Malka will be joining us as a Rosh Eidah! Malka has spent the past 5 summers in camp but this will be her first summer at MBNJ. She is super excited for the summer!
Rosh Eidah Daled
Sara can't wait for MBNJ's best summer yet! Her favorite part of camp is chinuch and rikkud! She also loves erev shabbat oneg and can't wait for more dance parties this summer!
Rosh Eidah Hey
David cannot wait for this summer! This will be his third year as a Rosh Eidah and sixth year overall at MBNJ. David is super excited to work with his Eidah and get this summer going.
Rosh Eidah Super Hey / Bogrim
Yoni will be serving in the most exalted position of King, leader, and Rosh Eidah of the Super Hey and Bogrim royaltee. Yoni has been a Rosh Eidah in multiple Moshavot over the past few years and is excited to see how epic this summer will be with Moshava Bair's best and brightest. Through his wit, energy, and magical powers, Yoni will bring awesomeness and fun for the summer!