Halachic Organ donor Society, P.O. box 693, New York, NY 10108-0693, Phone: 212-213-5087, Email: admin@hods.org

Board of Directors


Rabbi_Dr_Henry_Hasson Rabbi Dr. Henry Hasson, President
Rabbi Dr. Henry Hasson is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, and practices Pediatric Neurology at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He gives classes and lectures at Ohel David and Shlomo and for Merkaz Moreshet Yisrael. He was ordained with Semicha in 2002 from Yeshivas Pirchei Shoshanim.
MichaelFeldstein Michael Feldstein, Vice-President
Michael Feldstein received his M.B.A. from New York University, and is the Marketing Director at Bottom Line Inc., a direct marketer of books and newsletters. Mr. Feldstein has extensive experience in helping Jewish organizations with their marketing, advertising, and public relations, and was on the Board of Directors of Edah. He has volunteered for both the Orthodox Union and YUConnects in planning singles programming for them. He lives in Stamford, CT, and served as the Chairperson of the Advisory Committee of the local Jewish newspaper, the Jewish Voice. He is an active member of the community’s Chevra Kadisha, has served on several different committees at both the Young Israel of Stamford and Congregation Agudath Sholom, and was the president of the Stamford Eruv Committee. He currently chairs the Committee to Advance Modern Orthodoxy in Stamford (CAMOS), a community growth initiative that has successfully attracted many young Modern Orthodox couples to relocate to Stamford.
wertenteil Dr. Mark (Moshe) Wertenteil, Treasurer
Dr. Mark Wertenteil received his B.S. in economics from Yeshiva University in 1990 and his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine in 1994. He completed his Residency of Internal Medicine at the Case Western University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1997.  He has a medical practice in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, and is an attending physician at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
JackDoueckHi-Res Mr. Jack Doueck
Mr. Jack Doueck graduated Yeshiva University in 1985 and attended Bernard Revel Graduate School for an advanced degree in Jewish Philosophy. Professionally, Mr. Doueck is a principal and founder of Advanced Energy Capital, LLC – an energy finance company – and previously he was principal and founder of Stillwater Capital Partners, Inc. an Investment Advisory firm. Jack is one of the founders of “Sephardic Career Services”, a non-profit organization which places hundreds of people each year in jobs. He is a featured speaker at investment conferences around the world and lectures regularly in Bernard Baruch College. He is the author of : “The Chesed Boomerang: How Acts of Kindness Enrich Our Lives”, “Joseph: How One Man Can Make a Difference”, and “Yom Teru’ah: The Shofar and Its Meaning on Rosh Hashanah.” All proceeds from his books go to charity. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of several charitable organizations including Sephardic Bikur Holim and American Friends of Hamakom Sheli for disabled children. Jack lives in New York with his wife Jamie and their five children.
YossiGoldberger Dr. Yosie Goldberger
Dr. Jeffrey Goldberger obtained his B.S. from M.I.T. in 1980 and his M.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1984. He is currently the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University.
Lieberman, Frank, dr.- cropped Dr. Frank S. Lieberman
Dr. Frank Lieberman is the Director of the Adult Neurooncology Program at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Medical Oncology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA.
PerlHaroldlores Dr. Harold Perl
Dr. Harold Perl received his B.A. from Yeshiva College in 1972 and his M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1975. He is presently the Senior Neonatologist at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is a founding member of the Bioethics Committee at H.U.M.C. In addition he serves as the Medical Director of the SIDS Center of New Jersey. He maintains an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dr. Kenneth Prager
Kenneth Prager received his B.A. degree from Columbia College and his MD degree from Harvard Medical School. He is a pulmonologist and Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Prager is Chairman of the Medical Ethics Committee and Director of Clinical Ethics at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus.

 YannaiSegal_001  Yannai Segal
At the tender age of 14, Yannai Segal was diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disease that necessitated a liver transplant. After waiting ten years, when Yannai was 24 and his wife was six-months pregnant with twins, Yannai received a liver that saved his life. Now Yannai and his family live happily in Bergenfield, NJ. Yannai works as a Director at K-12 Educational Technology and his wife works as a nurse at New York Presbyterian Hospital – the very same hospital where Yannai received his life-saving transplant.




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