Rabbi Goldgrab was born and raised in the city of Brooklyn, New York, studying in local yeshivot. After graduating high school, he travelled to Israel where he spent three years furthering his studies in Shaarei Chessed, Jerusalem. He subsequently moved back to America and studied at and received Semicha and Dayanut from the Rabbinical College of America. During that time, Rabbi Goldgrab also participated in volunteer opportunities, assisting Rabbis in various locations around the world, including Thailand, St. Maarten and Puerto Rico. He met his wife Shternie in Brooklyn, where they lived for two years, before moving to the UK. They currently reside in Borehamwood with their baby son Dovber. Rabbi Goldgrab’s passion is learning new things and connecting with new people.
Shternie Goldgrab (neé Rapoport) was born in Leeds. Her family later moved to Ilford where her father assumed the position of Rabbi at Beehive Lane United Synagogue. She attended high school in North West London. She then furthered her studies in seminary in Tzfat, Israel and Brooklyn, New York. Upon returning to the UK, she received a BS(c) honours in Psychology with the Open University and a QTS (qualified teachers degree) with the London School of Jewish Studies. She followed her passion of teaching and taught in Cambridge, Belgravia and then three years at Beit Shvidler Primary School. Shternie then moved to New York, where she met her husband Levi and had their baby boy Dovber. They now live in Borehamwood. She enjoys teaching children and building relationships.