Tamim Academy NYC builds upon the success of the Chabad Early Learning Center. With over 30 years of experience in education, Chabad Early Learning Center is known for the connected and diverse community it has created on the Upper West Side. Students of Chabad Early Learning Center build a foundation for a life of strong Jewish pride, academic success and moral courage.

“Bringing into practice Chabad’s deeply held philosophy of valuing and cherishing every Jew, no matter what, over the last 35 years, Chabad of the West Side has built a vast and diverse community that truly feels they are a part of one family!”
Rabbi Kugel, Executive Director, Chabad of the West Side
“Tapping into the soul’s energy enriches every facet of life. At Tamim, the development of mind, body and soul together build the foundation for a happy and successful future.”
Rabbi Ossey

Our Staff


Mrs. Pearl Stroh

Acting Head of School


Ruth Landsman

Educational Director


Rabbi Meir Ossey

Fiscal Director


Shternie Bulua

Assistant Director & Admissions Coordinator


Chana Kugel

Communications Director

“Nothing can touch the wonder of watching a child steadily growing into a fully developed individual… I wouldn’t trade that opportunity for anything in the world!”
Morah Pearl, Acting Head of School