We are Sofer On Site International - Scribes, Educators and Master Storytellers! A father, son & son-in-law team, together with our dedicated staff we have found that being a Sofer entails great responsibility. The spiritual work of writing and caring for Torah scrolls is everlasting and therefore, we have to answer to a Higher Authority. As our name suggests, we are always local and on-site, wherever a Torah is found. We pride ourselves in traveling and visiting congregations and their Torahs.
Sofer On Site is a One Stop Shop for everything to do with Torah and much more. You will be amazed with the many opportunities we have created around Torah to engage and uplift communities. From inspiring New Torah Projects to emotional Holocaust Torah repair presentations with an abundance of insightful educational programs. With modern and advanced marketing and fundraising tools we help all those who want to bring Torah to life. Ready for a Torah Journey? email or call us to find out how we can enhance your next Torah Journey!
Mission Statement
Rabbi Gedaliah Druin was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where he received his B.A. from The University of Oklahoma in psychology, sociology and philosophy.
Rabbi Gedaliah Druin Founder
Rabbi Moshe Druin is a renowned public speaker, sought after lecturer and a storytelling educator. His heartfelt, yet dynamic presentations have endeared him to Jews of all affiliations, ages and backgrounds. Rabbi Druin’s exciting and electrifying personality brings the relevance of Torah to life in a most meaningful and inspirational way. Born in New York, his family made Aliyah when he was six. He has been through the three main streams of Judaism and has studied in Yeshivot of diverse affiliations in Israel. He was ordained as a Rabbi and Scribe in New York and together with his wife Ahuva, they moved to Johannesburg, South Africa where he served as a Youth Director, Vice-Principal of the Jewish High School and later as pulpit Rabbi. He continued with his higher education in Jewish studies curriculum development at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Upon returning to the United States in 1998, his scribal expertise and public appearances moved to the forefront. Rabbi Druin has benefited congregations across the country and around the world in developing tailor-made educational, fundraising and community building Torah Projects. Sharing the warmth and inner wonder of Torah with a personalized and
Rabbi Moshe Druin President
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engaging approach, he is able to connect with all audiences. Today his company, Sofer On Site International, is distinguished as one of the world’s premier Torah Project developers, working with communities from Omaha to India on all facets of management, marketing, graphic artwork, fundraising and programming. Rabbi Moshe Druin lives in North Miami Beach, Florida with his wife and children.
Management and Traveling Sofrim
Support Staff
Rabbi Yochanan Salazar is a master sofer (scribe), educator and lecturer. Born in Ecuador, South America, he moved to the US as a teen. Before becoming a scribe he studied in Hudson College and later attended NJIT where he majored in electronics engineering and public speaking. While in college he met his wife Hanna, together they moved to Florida where they now live with their six children. He received his rabbinic ordination in 2004 from Rabbi Daniel Channen in Beit Shemesh, Israel. In Miami, Rabbi Salazar studied art of Safrut as an apprentice under Rabbi’s Druin at Sofer On Site . After years of training he received his ordination as a Sofer from Rabbi Eliyahu Ben Hayyim the Head of Sephardic studies at Yeshiva University in New York. With his expert and gifted talent for precise and accurate Torah repair work, he now heads the Torah Restoration Department of Sofer On Site . He often travels around the country restoring Torahs on site, while educating communities on the proper techniques of Torah care.
Rabbi Yochanan Salazar Traveling Sofer
Rabbi Levi Selwyn was born in London, England where he attended the local Jewish school. He then continued his studies at the Yeshivah Gedolah in Hampstead. At the age of 18 he studied abroad at the Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey. As part of his rabbinical training, he traveled and worked with communities in France and San Francisco to teach and assist with inspiring educational programs. In 1999, he left to “down under”, Sydney Australia. It was there that he attained his Rabbinical ordination. In 2000, he became the Chief Rabbi of the Newtown Synagogue in Sydney. Rabbi Selwyn returned to the USA with his wife and daughter to Long Beach, CA - to serve as Director of the Hebrew School & Youth Programing for the Shul by the Shore. Rabbi Selwyn has now joined Sofer On Site in 2011 to serve as the Educational Director of many of the outreach and educational program activities. Rabbi Selwyn is a master teacher, educator and very passionate about motivating students. Together with his wonderful sense of humor, he is a well sought after guest speaker and presenter.
Rabbi Levi Selwyn Traveling Sofer
About Us
He was the science curator and supervisor of education at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. He received his M.A. from The University of Oklahoma in philosophy - the spiritual and ethical development of mankind and completed his philosophy coursework and dissertation research for his Ph.D. He also taught Philosophy at the Santa Rosa College in California. In Israel, he managed a farm and later spent seven years learning in various Yeshivot and Kollels. He has been a teacher of Judaism, Israel and Ashkenazi and Sephardic traditions in diverse institutions at the elementary, high school and university level. He worked with youth movements and summer camps providing focused informal Jewish education. He returned to the USA to care for aging parents and studied and qualified as a Sofer STa"M. Today, Rabbi Druin travels the world as a master scribe restoring scrolls back to their original glory, and lecturing on the wisdom and wonders of the Torah, its making and letters. He inspires audiences of all ages with his unique and clear way of transforming ancient traditions into lively and exciting relevant lessons.
Leah Yehudah was born in Singapore and raised in Sydney Australia. She is worldly educated and after a short stay in Israel during the Yom Kippur war, she went back to the land down under - Australia. She is a loving mother of 3 wonderful children. As a Ba’alos Teshuva (a “returnee to observant Judaism”), she respects and appreciates Jews from all walks of life. She worked as a legal secretary for one of the largest law firms in Century City, California. After moving to Florida, she did challenging volunteer work with special needs individuals in various hospitals & settings. Leah is an incredibly sweet and good natured person and as a newly welcomed member of Sofer On Site , she serves as a networking assistant, reaching out to congregations internationally. She inspires our team with her warmth and pleasant disposition and has endeared herself to our staff and colleagues here.
Meira Schwartz joined Sofer On Site as an Administrative Director in 2018 to continue contributing to Yiddishkeit, to which she is deeply dedicated.   Her quick-thinking and analytic abilities, together with her acute understanding of those around her, and her friendly and caring demeanor make her a wonderful addition to the SOSI family. Alongside her clear vision of understanding the task at hand, coupled with exceptional organizational skills, SOSI’s delivery of quality and timely services have increased dramatically.  She truly is a joy to work with!
Leah Yehudah Development Director
SOFER ON SITE INTERNATIONAL Torah is the prized inheritance of the Jewish people. It moves, motivates, and unites us as a nation. For 3,000 years we have learned to live our lives through the teachings, guidance and message of Torah. We search for new ways to bring ourselves closer to it. At Sofer On Site , we are honored to provide beautiful STa’M of the highest Halachic standards, while bringing Torah’s timeless lessons to you, and inspiring generations to come. Ready for a Sofer On Site experience? Call us today!
BUSINESS HOURS Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Weekend & Jewish Holidays: Closed
CONTACT INFO Address: 991 North Miami Beach Blvd. N. Miami Beach, FL 33162 Phone: 305-770-3481 Fax: 305-770-4204 Email: info@soferonsite.com For updates, sales, news and other exciting opportunities follow us on Social Media. Want us to get back to you? Click Here
Rabbi Menachem Bialo Executive Vice President
Jenny Abraham was born and raised in Michigan. She participated in NCSY as a teenager until eventually, becoming an NCSY advisor and the assistant director. Inspiring, teaching and mentoring high school students about the wonder of our heritage is her passion. Though not growing up in an observant home, yet with a Conservative Day School background and a Sephardic family, she always felt a strong connection to her religion and community. After several years of specialized teaching in day schools and Hebrew schools, Jenny realized that her true calling is Jewish programming and outreach. Joining Sofer On Site, after moving to Florida with her family, Jenny fulfills her passion cultivating their ongoing and expanding relationships with communities worldwide. Sofer on Site allows her to combine her ability to relate to Jews of all affiliations and backgrounds with her communication skills, education experience, and outreach passion to help uplift and inspire congregations throughout the country.
Jenny Abraham Project Specialist
•	Rabbi Aaron Dov Zacks - Sofer and Halachick Authority •	Rabbi Menachem Boas - Master scribe •	Joey Behar - Network Director •	Ahuva Druin - Accounting •	Steve Levy - Accounting Other Staff
Rabbi Menachem Bialo was born in Cleveland OH and raised with the warmth of the Midwest and unconditional love of Torah and the Jewish people. He now lives in Miami with his wife, Neomi, and 4 daughter and 1 son. He studied in Yeshivot in Cleveland, Israel and Miami while training in the art of a Sofer and delving into the deeper meaning and esoteric messages of the Hebrew letters. The son of an artist, he has always marveled at the beauty and wonder of the Hebrew letters, which led him to become an expert and meticulous Sofer. He served as a youth and ritual director in Sydney, Australia as well as a teacher in the local Hebrew school. He was ordained as a Rabbi in New Jersey and then qualified as a Sofer in 2003. Since then he has been working with Sofer On Site in restoring and maintaining Torahs from all over the world. Rabbi Bialo travels and visits congregations for on-site scribing and conversing about the meanings of the Hebrew letters during Torah Projects letter writing sessions. He teaches and inspiring audiences of all ages about his passion for Torah.
Moishy Sherman joined Sofer On Site in 2016. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was raised in Israel. An artist from a young age, he naturally and easily specialized in graphic design and computer arts. Comfortable in Hebrew and English he easily adapts to producing materials and artistic marketing materials in both languages. Moishy’s background as a Torah scholar and Judaic teacher coupled by his love of Torah wisdom and values, and combined with his artistic and management abilities, made Moishy an ideal candidate to lead Sofer On Sites graphic design team. With his gifted talents and professional presentations he is always happy to share his knowledge, skills and expertise with our clients around the globe.
Moishy Sherman Graphic Designer
Rabbi Yaakov Landau was born in Israel in 1971 to a Chabad Chassidic family. His schooling included Talmud Torah in Bnei Brak and yeshivot in Lod and Safed. He also came to the US and studied at the Lubavitch headquarters in Crown Heights under the supervision of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. At the young age of seventeen, Yaakov was ordained as a Sofer from Mishmeret STa’M in Bnei Brak, Israel. After completing his studies, he served his mandatory term in the IDF’s Military Rabbinate Corps, caring the spiritual welfare of his fellow soldiers. Since then, he has written two Torah scrolls and many tefillin and mezuzot. In 2013, Rabbi Landau, his wife and four children moved to South Florida and has been sharing his knowledge, skills and expertise with us here at Sofer On Site .
Rabbi Yaakov Landau Sofer
Rabbi Yoni Yechezkeli joined Sofer On Site in 2018. Born in Israel, Yoni was raised in Kiryat Malachi. He studied in verious Yeshivot in Israel and the US where he received his rabbinical Smicha. Yoni is blessed to be the son of a famous scribe Rabbi Sofer Yechzkeli. As a result, from a very young age he gained the knowledge and love of the art of Safrut. Under his fathers strict and personal guidance and training, Yoni realized that he is a gifted and talented scribe. He obtained his Safrut Smicha in 2011, and shortly after he was married in settled in New York. He moved to south Florida in 2018 where he began to work Sofer On Site. Yoni is a cherished member of our group and with his quite and warm personality he is a pleasure to work with. His love to learn new things is surpassed only by his magical scribing handwriting and expert conservation talents.
Rabbi Yoni Yechezkeli Sofer
Shneur Menachem Salazar was born in Hollywood FL in 2001. However, he was raised in North Miami Beach FL for the majority of his childhood. He attended the Lubavitch Educational center and then the Klurman Mesivta High in South Beach, where he studied both Secular and Judaic subjects. In 2018, Shneur graduated with honors from Klurman Mesivta High and went on to begin his training in the art of sofrus at Sofer On Site. His love of the written word and the unique formation of a Sefer Torah and the Hebrew letters, led him to find an outlet for his yearning in becoming a Sofer Sta”m. He now works on repairing Sifrei Torah (Torah Scrolls) while continuing his apprenticeship, looking to obtain his Rabbinical as well as his sofrus ordination. He currently lives in North Miami Beach.
Shneur Salazar Sofer
Shana Rubelow was born in Scranton, PA and moved to NY shortly afterwards. Growing up in a big family, she developed a very sociable, non-judgmental nature and has many friends in all walks of life. Shana loves meeting new people and helping everyone she knows in any way she can. As a teenager, Shana used those talents and spent her free time volunteering with children who have special needs. Ten years ago Shana decided to escape the cold weather in New York and settle in Florida. She loves to take advantage of the warmth and spend as much time as she can enjoying the outdoors. Shana is a devoted mother of two adorable girls and the true focus of her life is their happiness and well-being.
Shana Rubelow Executive Director
Meira Schwartz Administrative Director
Dovid Leib Cohen Project Director
Dovid Leib Cohen Born in Chicago, Dovid Leib Cohen was raised in Skokie and Northbrook. Initially an exchange student in Paris, he headed west to attend the University of California in Berkeley. Studying engineering and mathematics, he then worked for Berkeley city’s rent board for four years, after which he relocated to Miami and joined the family’s business and then worked for an Israeli start-up. Dovid’s analytical and administrative skills taking business into the digital and online era together with superb customer relationships and his friendly and energetic personality, always endear him to all. Becoming an observant Jew, and expanding his wonder and love of the Jewish heritage, Dovid sought to apply his many skills and years of experience to a Jewish venture. Dovid joined Sofer On Site in 2019 where he brings strong communication skills, educational background, diversified work experience, willingness to learn, and desire to help clients with whatever they need. Dovid Leib enjoys multi-tasking and being the point person for synagogues involved in our world famous Torah Projects. In his “free time” he is studying at night for his rabbinical ordination, and is the “director of logistics” for his children and grandchildren. Dovid currently lives in North Miami Beach with his wife and 7 children
We are Sofer On Site - Scribes, Educators and Master Storytellers! A father, son & son-in-law team, together with our dedicated staff we have found that being a Sofer entails great responsibility. The spiritual work of writing and caring for Torah scrolls is everlasting and therefore, we have to answer to a Higher Authority. As our name suggests, we are always local and on-site, wherever a Torah is found. We pride ourselves in traveling and visiting congregations and their Torahs. Sofer On Site is a One Stop Shop for everything to do with Torah and much more. You will be amazed with the many opportunities we have created around Torah to engage and uplift communities. From inspiring New Torah Projects to emotional Holocaust Torah repair presentations with an abundance of insightful educational programs. With modern and advanced marketing and fundraising tools we help all those who want to bring Torah to life. Ready for a Torah Journey? email or call us to find out how we can enhance your next Torah Journey!
Mission Statement
About Us
SOFER ON SITE INTERNATIONAL Torah is the prized inheritance of the Jewish people. It moves, motivates, and unites us as a nation. For 3,000 years we have learned to live our lives through the teachings, guidance and message of Torah. We search for new ways to bring ourselves closer to it. At Sofer On Site , we are honored to provide beautiful STa’M of the highest Halachic standards, while bringing Torah’s timeless lessons to you, and inspiring generations to come. Ready for a Sofer On Site experience? Call us today!
BUSINESS HOURS Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Weekend & Jewish Holidays: Closed
CONTACT INFO Address: 991 North Miami Beach Blvd. N. Miami Beach, FL 33162 Phone: 305-770-3481 Fax: 305-770-4204 Email: info@soferonsite.com For updates, sales, news and other exciting opportunities follow us on Social Media. Want us to get back to you? Click Here
Rabbi Gedaliah Druin was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where he received his B.A. from The University of Oklahoma in psychology, sociology and philosophy. He was the science curator and supervisor of education at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. He received his M.A. from The University of Oklahoma in philosophy - the spiritual and ethical development of mankind and completed his philosophy coursework and dissertation research for his Ph.D. He also taught Philosophy at the Santa Rosa College in California. In Israel, he managed a farm and later spent seven years learning in various Yeshivot and Kollels. He has been a teacher of Judaism, Israel and Ashkenazi and Sephardic traditions in diverse institutions at the elementary, high school and university level. He worked with youth movements and summer camps providing focused informal Jewish education. He returned to the USA to care for aging parents and studied and qualified as a Sofer STa"M. Today, Rabbi Druin travels the world as a master scribe restoring scrolls back to their original glory, and lecturing on the wisdom and wonders of the Torah, its making and letters. He inspires audiences of all ages with his unique and clear way of transforming ancient traditions into lively and exciting relevant lessons.
Rabbi Gedaliah Druin Founder
Rabbi Moshe Druin is a renowned public speaker, sought after lecturer and a storytelling educator. His heartfelt, yet dynamic presentations have endeared him to Jews of all affiliations, ages and backgrounds. Rabbi Druin’s exciting and electrifying personality brings the relevance of Torah to life in a most meaningful and inspirational way. Born in New York, his family made Aliyah when he was six. He has been through the three main streams of Judaism and has studied in Yeshivot of diverse affiliations in Israel. He was ordained as a Rabbi and Scribe in New York and together with his wife Ahuva, they moved to Johannesburg, South Africa where he served as a Youth Director, Vice-Principal of the Jewish High School and later as pulpit Rabbi. He continued with his higher education in Jewish studies curriculum development at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Upon returning to the United States in 1998, his scribal expertise and public appearances moved to the forefront. Rabbi Druin has benefited congregations across the country and around the world in developing tailor-made educational, fundraising and community building Torah Projects. Sharing the warmth and inner wonder of Torah with a personalized and engaging approach, he is able to connect with all audiences. Today his company, Sofer On Site International, is distinguished as one of the world’s premier Torah Project developers, working with communities from Omaha to India on all facets of management, marketing, graphic artwork, fundraising and programming. Rabbi Moshe Druin lives in North Miami Beach, Florida with his wife and children.
Rabbi Moshe Druin President
Management and Traveling Sofrim
Support Staff
Rabbi Levi Selwyn was born in London, England where he attended the local Jewish school. He then continued his studies at the Yeshivah Gedolah in Hampstead. At the age of 18 he studied abroad at the Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey. As part of his rabbinical training, he traveled and worked with communities in France and San Francisco to teach and assist with inspiring educational programs. In 1999, he left to “down under”, Sydney Australia. It was there that he attained his Rabbinical ordination. In 2000, he became the Chief Rabbi of the Newtown Synagogue in Sydney. Rabbi Selwyn returned to the USA with his wife and daughter to Long Beach, CA - to serve as Director of the Hebrew School & Youth Programing for the Shul by the Shore. Rabbi Selwyn has now joined Sofer On Site in 2011 to serve as the Educational Director of many of the outreach and educational program activities. Rabbi Selwyn is a master teacher, educator and very passionate about motivating students. Together with his wonderful sense of humor, he is a well sought after guest speaker and presenter.
Rabbi Yochanan Salazar is a master sofer (scribe), educator and lecturer. Born in Ecuador, South America, he moved to the US as a teen. Before becoming a scribe he studied in Hudson College and later attended NJIT where he majored in electronics engineering and public speaking. While in college he met his wife Hanna, together they moved to Florida where they now live with their six children. He received his rabbinic ordination in 2004 from Rabbi Daniel Channen in Beit Shemesh, Israel. In Miami, Rabbi Salazar studied art of Safrut as an apprentice under Rabbi’s Druin at Sofer On Site . After years of training he received his ordination as a Sofer from Rabbi Eliyahu Ben Hayyim the Head of Sephardic studies at Yeshiva University in New York. With his expert and gifted talent for precise and accurate Torah repair work, he now heads the Torah Restoration Department of Sofer On Site . He often travels around the country restoring Torahs on site, while educating communities on the proper techniques of Torah care.
Rabbi Yochanan Salazar Traveling Sofer
Rabbi Levi Selwyn Traveling Sofer
Leah Yehudah was born in Singapore and raised in Sydney Australia. She is worldly educated and after a short stay in Israel during the Yom Kippur war, she went back to the land down under - Australia. She is a loving mother of 3 wonderful children. As a Ba’alos Teshuva (a “returnee to observant Judaism”), she respects and appreciates Jews from all walks of life. She worked as a legal secretary for one of the largest law firms in Century City, California. After moving to Florida, she did challenging volunteer work with special needs individuals in various hospitals & settings. Leah is an incredibly sweet and good natured person and as a newly welcomed member of Sofer On Site , she serves as a networking assistant, reaching out to congregations internationally. She inspires our team with her warmth and pleasant disposition and has endeared herself to our staff and colleagues here.
Meira Schwartz joined Sofer On Site as an Administrative Director in 2018 to continue contributing to Yiddishkeit, to which she is deeply dedicated.   Her quick-thinking and analytic abilities, together with her acute understanding of those around her, and her friendly and caring demeanor make her a wonderful addition to the SOSI family. Alongside her clear vision of understanding the task at hand, coupled with exceptional organizational skills, SOSI’s delivery of quality and timely services have increased dramatically.  She truly is a joy to work with!
Leah Yehudah Development Director
Rabbi Menachem Bialo Executive Vice President
Jenny Abraham was born and raised in Michigan. She participated in NCSY as a teenager until eventually, becoming an NCSY advisor and the assistant director. Inspiring, teaching and mentoring high school students about the wonder of our heritage is her passion. Though not growing up in an observant home, yet with a Conservative Day School background and a Sephardic family, she always felt a strong connection to her religion and community. After several years of specialized teaching in day schools and Hebrew schools, Jenny realized that her true calling is Jewish programming and outreach. Joining Sofer On Site, after moving to Florida with her family, Jenny fulfills her passion cultivating their ongoing and expanding relationships with communities worldwide. Sofer on Site allows her to combine her ability to relate to Jews of all affiliations and backgrounds with her communication skills, education experience, and outreach passion to help uplift and inspire congregations throughout the country.
Jenny Abraham Project Specialist
•	Rabbi Aaron Dov Zacks - Sofer and Halachick Authority •	Rabbi Menachem Boas - Master scribe •	Joey Behar - Network Director •	Ahuva Druin - Accounting •	Steve Levy - Accounting Other Staff
Rabbi Menachem Bialo was born in Cleveland OH and raised with the warmth of the Midwest and unconditional love of Torah and the Jewish people. He now lives in Miami with his wife, Neomi, and 4 daughter and 1 son. He studied in Yeshivot in Cleveland, Israel and Miami while training in the art of a Sofer and delving into the deeper meaning and esoteric messages of the Hebrew letters. The son of an artist, he has always marveled at the beauty and wonder of the Hebrew letters, which led him to become an expert and meticulous Sofer. He served as a youth and ritual director in Sydney, Australia as well as a teacher in the local Hebrew school. He was ordained as a Rabbi in New Jersey and then qualified as a Sofer in 2003. Since then he has been working with Sofer On Site in restoring and maintaining Torahs from all over the world. Rabbi Bialo travels and visits congregations for on-site scribing and conversing about the meanings of the Hebrew letters during Torah Projects letter writing sessions. He teaches and inspiring audiences of all ages about his passion for Torah.
Moishy Sherman joined Sofer On Site in 2016. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was raised in Israel. An artist from a young age, he naturally and easily specialized in graphic design and computer arts. Comfortable in Hebrew and English he easily adapts to producing materials and artistic marketing materials in both languages. Moishy’s background as a Torah scholar and Judaic teacher coupled by his love of Torah wisdom and values, and combined with his artistic and management abilities, made Moishy an ideal candidate to lead Sofer On Sites graphic design team. With his gifted talents and professional presentations he is always happy to share his knowledge, skills and expertise with our clients around the globe.
Moishy Sherman Graphic Designer
Rabbi Yaakov Landau was born in Israel in 1971 to a Chabad Chassidic family. His schooling included Talmud Torah in Bnei Brak and yeshivot in Lod and Safed. He also came to the US and studied at the Lubavitch headquarters in Crown Heights under the supervision of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. At the young age of seventeen, Yaakov was ordained as a Sofer from Mishmeret STa’M in Bnei Brak, Israel. After completing his studies, he served his mandatory term in the IDF’s Military Rabbinate Corps, caring the spiritual welfare of his fellow soldiers. Since then, he has written two Torah scrolls and many tefillin and mezuzot. In 2013, Rabbi Landau, his wife and four children moved to South Florida and has been sharing his knowledge, skills and expertise with us here at Sofer On Site .
Rabbi Yaakov Landau Sofer
Rabbi Yoni Yechezkeli joined Sofer On Site in 2018. Born in Israel, Yoni was raised in Kiryat Malachi. He studied in verious Yeshivot in Israel and the US where he received his rabbinical Smicha. Yoni is blessed to be the son of a famous scribe Rabbi Sofer Yechzkeli. As a result, from a very young age he gained the knowledge and love of the art of Safrut. Under his fathers strict and personal guidance and training, Yoni realized that he is a gifted and talented scribe. He obtained his Safrut Smicha in 2011, and shortly after he was married in settled in New York. He moved to south Florida in 2018 where he began to work Sofer On Site. Yoni is a cherished member of our group and with his quite and warm personality he is a pleasure to work with. His love to learn new things is surpassed only by his magical scribing handwriting and expert conservation talents.
Rabbi Yoni Yechezkeli Sofer
Shneur Menachem Salazar was born in Hollywood FL in 2001. However, he was raised in North Miami Beach FL for the majority of his childhood. He attended the Lubavitch Educational center and then the Klurman Mesivta High in South Beach, where he studied both Secular and Judaic subjects. In 2018, Shneur graduated with honors from Klurman Mesivta High and went on to begin his training in the art of sofrus at Sofer On Site. His love of the written word and the unique formation of a Sefer Torah and the Hebrew letters, led him to find an outlet for his yearning in becoming a Sofer Sta”m. He now works on repairing Sifrei Torah (Torah Scrolls) while continuing his apprenticeship, looking to obtain his Rabbinical as well as his sofrus ordination. He currently lives in North Miami Beach.
Shneur Salazar Sofer
Shana Rubelow was born in Scranton, PA and moved to NY shortly afterwards. Growing up in a big family, she developed a very sociable, non-judgmental nature and has many friends in all walks of life. Shana loves meeting new people and helping everyone she knows in any way she can. As a teenager, Shana used those talents and spent her free time volunteering with children who have special needs. Ten years ago Shana decided to escape the cold weather in New York and settle in Florida. She loves to take advantage of the warmth and spend as much time as she can enjoying the outdoors. Shana is a devoted mother of two adorable girls and the true focus of her life is their happiness and well-being.
Shana Rubelow Executive Director
Meira Schwartz Administrative Director
Dovid Leib Cohen Project Director
Dovid Leib Cohen Born in Chicago, Dovid Leib Cohen was raised in Skokie and Northbrook. Initially an exchange student in Paris, he headed west to attend the University of California in Berkeley. Studying engineering and mathematics, he then worked for Berkeley city’s rent board for four years, after which he relocated to Miami and joined the family’s business and then worked for an Israeli start-up. Dovid’s analytical and administrative skills taking business into the digital and online era together with superb customer relationships and his friendly and energetic personality, always endear him to all. Becoming an observant Jew, and expanding his wonder and love of the Jewish heritage, Dovid sought to apply his many skills and years of experience to a Jewish venture. Dovid joined Sofer On Site in 2019 where he brings strong communication skills, educational background, diversified work experience, willingness to learn, and desire to help clients with whatever they need. Dovid Leib enjoys multi- tasking and being the point person for synagogues involved in our world famous Torah Projects. In his “free time” he is studying at night for his rabbinical ordination, and is the “director of logistics” for his children and grandchildren. Dovid currently lives in North Miami Beach with his wife and 7 children
We are Sofer On Site - Scribes, Educators and Master Storytellers! A father, son & son-in-law team, together with our dedicated staff we have found that being a Sofer entails great responsibility. The spiritual work of writing and caring for Torah scrolls is everlasting and therefore, we have to answer to a Higher Authority. As our name suggests, we are always local and on-site, wherever a Torah is found. We pride ourselves in traveling and visiting congregations and their Torahs. Sofer On Site is a One Stop Shop for everything to do with Torah and much more. You will be amazed with the many opportunities we have created around Torah to engage and uplift communities. From inspiring New Torah Projects to emotional Holocaust Torah repair presentations with an abundance of insightful educational programs. With modern and advanced marketing and fundraising tools we help all those who want to bring Torah to life. Ready for a Torah Journey? email or call us to find out how we can enhance your next Torah Journey!
Mission Statement
About Us
SOFER ON SITE INTERNATIONAL Torah is the prized inheritance of the Jewish people. It moves, motivates, and unites us as a nation. For 3,000 years we have learned to live our lives through the teachings, guidance and message of Torah. We search for new ways to bring ourselves closer to it. At Sofer On Site , we are honored to provide beautiful STa’M of the highest Halachic standards, while bringing Torah’s timeless lessons to you, and inspiring generations to come. Ready for a Sofer On Site experience? Call us today!
BUSINESS HOURS Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Weekend & Jewish Holidays: Closed
CONTACT INFO Address: 991 North Miami Beach Blvd. N. Miami Beach, FL 33162 Phone: 305-770-3481 Fax: 305-770-4204 Email: info@soferonsite.com For updates, sales, news and other exciting opportunities follow us on Social Media. Want us to get back to you? Click Here
Rabbi Gedaliah Druin was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where he received his B.A. from The University of Oklahoma in psychology, sociology and philosophy. He was the science curator and supervisor of education at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. He received his M.A. from The University of Oklahoma in philosophy - the spiritual and ethical development of mankind and completed his philosophy coursework and dissertation research for his Ph.D. He also taught Philosophy at the Santa Rosa College in California. In Israel, he managed a farm and later spent seven years learning in various Yeshivot and Kollels. He has been a teacher of Judaism, Israel and Ashkenazi and Sephardic traditions in diverse institutions at the elementary, high school and university level. He worked with youth movements and summer camps providing focused informal Jewish education. He returned to the USA to care for aging parents and studied and qualified as a Sofer STa"M. Today, Rabbi Druin travels the world as a master scribe restoring scrolls back to their original glory, and lecturing on the wisdom and wonders of the Torah, its making and letters. He inspires audiences of all ages with his unique and clear way of transforming ancient traditions into lively and exciting relevant lessons.
Rabbi Gedaliah Druin Founder
Rabbi Moshe Druin is a renowned public speaker, sought after lecturer and a storytelling educator. His heartfelt, yet dynamic presentations have endeared him to Jews of all affiliations, ages and backgrounds. Rabbi Druin’s exciting and electrifying personality brings the relevance of Torah to life in a most meaningful and inspirational way. Born in New York, his family made Aliyah when he was six. He has been through the three main streams of Judaism and has studied in Yeshivot of diverse affiliations in Israel. He was ordained as a Rabbi and Scribe in New York and together with his wife Ahuva, they moved to Johannesburg, South Africa where he served as a Youth Director, Vice-Principal of the Jewish High School and later as pulpit Rabbi. He continued with his higher education in Jewish studies curriculum development at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Upon returning to the United States in 1998, his scribal expertise and public appearances moved to the forefront. Rabbi Druin has benefited congregations across the country and around the world in developing tailor-made educational, fundraising and community building Torah Projects. Sharing the warmth and inner wonder of Torah with a personalized and engaging approach, he is able to connect with all audiences. Today his company, Sofer On Site International, is distinguished as one of the world’s premier Torah Project developers, working with communities from Omaha to India on all facets of management, marketing, graphic artwork, fundraising and programming. Rabbi Moshe Druin lives in North Miami Beach, Florida with his wife and children.
Rabbi Moshe Druin President
Management and Traveling Sofrim
Support Staff
Rabbi Levi Selwyn was born in London, England where he attended the local Jewish school. He then continued his studies at the Yeshivah Gedolah in Hampstead. At the age of 18 he studied abroad at the Rabbinical College of America in New Jersey. As part of his rabbinical training, he traveled and worked with communities in France and San Francisco to teach and assist with inspiring educational programs. In 1999, he left to “down under”, Sydney Australia. It was there that he attained his Rabbinical ordination. In 2000, he became the Chief Rabbi of the Newtown Synagogue in Sydney. Rabbi Selwyn returned to the USA with his wife and daughter to Long Beach, CA - to serve as Director of the Hebrew School & Youth Programing for the Shul by the Shore. Rabbi Selwyn has now joined Sofer On Site in 2011 to serve as the Educational Director of many of the outreach and educational program activities. Rabbi Selwyn is a master teacher, educator and very passionate about motivating students. Together with his wonderful sense of humor, he is a well sought after guest speaker and presenter.
Rabbi Yochanan Salazar is a master sofer (scribe), educator and lecturer. Born in Ecuador, South America, he moved to the US as a teen. Before becoming a scribe he studied in Hudson College and later attended NJIT where he majored in electronics engineering and public speaking. While in college he met his wife Hanna, together they moved to Florida where they now live with their six children. He received his rabbinic ordination in 2004 from Rabbi Daniel Channen in Beit Shemesh, Israel. In Miami, Rabbi Salazar studied art of Safrut as an apprentice under Rabbi’s Druin at Sofer On Site . After years of training he received his ordination as a Sofer from Rabbi Eliyahu Ben Hayyim the Head of Sephardic studies at Yeshiva University in New York. With his expert and gifted talent for precise and accurate Torah repair work, he now heads the Torah Restoration Department of Sofer On Site . He often travels around the country restoring Torahs on site, while educating communities on the proper techniques of Torah care.
Rabbi Yochanan Salazar Traveling Sofer
Rabbi Levi Selwyn Traveling Sofer
Leah Yehudah was born in Singapore and raised in Sydney Australia. She is worldly educated and after a short stay in Israel during the Yom Kippur war, she went back to the land down under - Australia. She is a loving mother of 3 wonderful children. As a Ba’alos Teshuva (a “returnee to observant Judaism”), she respects and appreciates Jews from all walks of life. She worked as a legal secretary for one of the largest law firms in Century City, California. After moving to Florida, she did challenging volunteer work with special needs individuals in various hospitals & settings. Leah is an incredibly sweet and good natured person and as a newly welcomed member of Sofer On Site , she serves as a networking assistant, reaching out to congregations internationally. She inspires our team with her warmth and pleasant disposition and has endeared herself to our staff and colleagues here.
Meira Schwartz joined Sofer On Site as an Administrative Director in 2018 to continue contributing to Yiddishkeit, to which she is deeply dedicated.   Her quick-thinking and analytic abilities, together with her acute understanding of those around her, and her friendly and caring demeanor make her a wonderful addition to the SOSI family. Alongside her clear vision of understanding the task at hand, coupled with exceptional organizational skills, SOSI’s delivery of quality and timely services have increased dramatically.  She truly is a joy to work with!
Leah Yehudah Development Director
Rabbi Menachem Bialo Executive Vice President
Jenny Abraham was born and raised in Michigan. She participated in NCSY as a teenager until eventually, becoming an NCSY advisor and the assistant director. Inspiring, teaching and mentoring high school students about the wonder of our heritage is her passion. Though not growing up in an observant home, yet with a Conservative Day School background and a Sephardic family, she always felt a strong connection to her religion and community. After several years of specialized teaching in day schools and Hebrew schools, Jenny realized that her true calling is Jewish programming and outreach. Joining Sofer On Site, after moving to Florida with her family, Jenny fulfills her passion cultivating their ongoing and expanding relationships with communities worldwide. Sofer on Site allows her to combine her ability to relate to Jews of all affiliations and backgrounds with her communication skills, education experience, and outreach passion to help uplift and inspire congregations throughout the country.
Jenny Abraham Project Specialist
•	Rabbi Aaron Dov Zacks - Sofer and Halachick Authority •	Rabbi Menachem Boas - Master scribe •	Joey Behar - Network Director •	Ahuva Druin - Accounting •	Steve Levy - Accounting Other Staff
Rabbi Menachem Bialo was born in Cleveland OH and raised with the warmth of the Midwest and unconditional love of Torah and the Jewish people. He now lives in Miami with his wife, Neomi, and 4 daughter and 1 son. He studied in Yeshivot in Cleveland, Israel and Miami while training in the art of a Sofer and delving into the deeper meaning and esoteric messages of the Hebrew letters. The son of an artist, he has always marveled at the beauty and wonder of the Hebrew letters, which led him to become an expert and meticulous Sofer. He served as a youth and ritual director in Sydney, Australia as well as a teacher in the local Hebrew school. He was ordained as a Rabbi in New Jersey and then qualified as a Sofer in 2003. Since then he has been working with Sofer On Site in restoring and maintaining Torahs from all over the world. Rabbi Bialo travels and visits congregations for on-site scribing and conversing about the meanings of the Hebrew letters during Torah Projects letter writing sessions. He teaches and inspiring audiences of all ages about his passion for Torah.
Moishy Sherman joined Sofer On Site in 2016. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was raised in Israel. An artist from a young age, he naturally and easily specialized in graphic design and computer arts. Comfortable in Hebrew and English he easily adapts to producing materials and artistic marketing materials in both languages. Moishy’s background as a Torah scholar and Judaic teacher coupled by his love of Torah wisdom and values, and combined with his artistic and management abilities, made Moishy an ideal candidate to lead Sofer On Sites graphic design team. With his gifted talents and professional presentations