Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine:
Rabbi of Sumy Yechiel Levitansky


r. Yechiel Levitansky with his family.

Yechiel Slomo Levitansky was born in Los-Angeles in 1974. He lives at present in Sumy, Ukraine with his wife and 6 children. As a rabbi his activity is the restoration of the Jewish in Sumy and the Sumy region

Since 5 years he studied in religious yeshiva school in L.A. and N.Y., USA. After finishing yeshiva he had practice in 1994-1995 in Kharkov, Ukraine and helped the local rabbi.

After Kharkov he had exams for smicha in Israel and New York. After that he was a rabbi in South Africa, then 5 years in Los Angeles with his father. In 2004 he moved to Ukraine to the city of Sumy to b the chief rabbi.

Married in 1997. His wife Rochi was born in South Africa, studied in Jewish school, finished the Pedagogical Institute in New York, USA.