Rav Dovid Labkowski

Rav Dovid Labkowski Shlita

Dayan & Moreh Tzedek | דיין ומורה צדק

Born and raised in New York City, Rav Labkowski received his Bachelor of Talmudic Law (BTL) and Master of Rabbinic Studies (MRb) law degrees from the Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitz in Brooklyn.

He received his Rabinical Ordination (יורה יורה) from Rav Shneur Zalman Labkowski Shlita, (Rosh Hayeshiva CYTTL), Rav Avraham Osdaba Shlita (Av Beth Din Crown Heights), Rabbi Abraham Yosef Shlit”a (Sphardic Chief Rabbi of Holon), Rabbi Yona Metzger Shlita (Former Ashkenazik Chief Rabbi of Israel) and Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg Shlita (Beis Din Hagadol Yerushalaim). In addition he received a Koisher L’rav Hatfutzos from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and its chief Rabbi.

He received his Dayanut Ordination (ידין ידין) from Rav Gedalya Akselrod Shlita (Av beis Din Chaifa), Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg Shlita (Beis Din Hagadol Yerushalaim) and Rav Shneur Zalman Labkowski Shlita (Rosh Hayeshiva CYTTL).

His Shimush (rabbinical residency) at the Beth Din Tzedek of Crown Heights, NY.

Rav Labkowski has been an educator and scholar on faculty at rabbinical seminaries in London, São Paulo and Brooklyn and is the spiritual leader and co-director of the Chabad Jewish Center of Oakland.