Chavie Bruk:

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Chavie Bruk, born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, is co-CEO of Chabad Lubavitch of Montana, director of Bozeman’s Mikvah Mei Menachem, and executive director of the newly launched Holocaust Museum of Montana. Along with her husband, Rabbi Chaim, they’ve adopted five children and enjoy living in the mountains where they’ve created a renaissance of Jewish life, bringing a piece of heaven to Big Sky Country.  

Chanie Apfelbaum :


Chanie Apfelbaum is a food blogger, recipe developer and food photographer who shares her love of food, family and tradition on her popular Instagram platform @busyinbrooklyn, as well as on her blog, . She is the author of the best selling cookbook, Millennial Kosher and is currently working on her second book, to be released by Clarkson Potter, Fall 2022.

Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz :


Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz is a Senior Lecturer at Yeshivas Ohr Somayach and Rabbi of Kehillat Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem. Until his family’s aliyah in April 2010, he was the Rabbi of the Woodside Synagogue in Silver Spring, Maryland and Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Law School (specializing in contracts, bankruptcy commercial law, and bioethics). He received his rabbinic ordination from the Ner Israel Rabbinical College; his BA from the Johns Hopkins University: and a JD from Harvard Law School (Magna Cum Laude). He has written and lectured extensively both in the US and Israel on the interface of halacha and contemporary society with a special interest and expertise in medical, family, business, and legal ethics. His articles cover topics such as stem cell research, cloning, organ donation, the plight of the agunah (a woman unable to obtain a religious divorce), Jewish perspectives on war, and gun control.