Rabbi Chaim and Seema Lipszyc Moved to Spring Hill March 2017 and are excited to be joining the Jewish community of Hernando and Citrus County. Moving from Brooklyn, New York together with their two young children, Chana and Nissim Chai. Rabbi & Mrs. Lipszyc look forward to working with the Jewish community to promote Jewish awareness and observance of traditional Judaism in a modern world.
Rabbi Chaim Lipszyc
Born and raised in New York, Rabbi Chaim studied in rabbinical schools in New York, Toronto, and Israel. After completing his studies, he was ordained by Rabbi Yisroel Labkowski the senior Rabbi of the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva in Brooklyn NY in 2014.
Rabbi Chaim has always been active from a young age volunteering with outreach programs during his yeshiva years and working with Jewish youth. As a student he would spend his Friday afternoons visiting Jewish shopkeepers sharing with them a Jewish thought or the chance to put on Tefillin. As his studies grew so did his commitment to enriching the lives of Jewish people. As an intern Rabbi, he provided educational programs and holiday events for the Jewish community in Brussels, Belgium, and Long Island, New York. Rabbi Lipszyc has also directed Jewish children's overnight and day camps in New York.
As Chaplain for Central Island HealthCare in Long Island, Rabbi Lipszyc implemented weekly Jewish activities and holiday programs for the seniors.
Mrs. Seema Lipszyc
Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, studied at the Hebrew Academy until high school, after which she left to study at the Lubavitch Girls High School in Chicago, Illinois, a school specializing in developing future educators. After Graduating High School Seema traveled to Tzfat, Israel, where she studied and graduated with a teacher's degree majoring in Judaic Studies.
As youth and program Director for Chabad of Tampa Bay, she directed Camp Gan Israel, as well as kickstarting many successful programs for the Jewish community. In addition, Seema taught at schools in New York, New Jersey and locally at the Hebrew Academy in Tampa