Your Shabbat Guest​

A Model for Outreach, Study, and Jewish Life Enrichment

Meet "Your Shabbat Guest" Benzy Kogen!


Ben Zion (Benzy) Kogen is a Consultant for Leadership and Education.  He has devoted his career to senior leadership positions within the Jewish community—in the worlds of Jewish Education and Nonprofits.

Benzy lives in Reseda, California. He serves as Religious VP of Shomrei Torah Synagogue
as well as on the Executive Committee of the Pacific Southwest Region of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

Benzy holds undergraduate degrees from Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, as well as dual Masters degrees from Teachers College of Columbia University.

A master educator who has devoted himself to the building of communities and the enhancement of Jewish life, Benzy has led seminars for educators and taught in congregations across the United States and Canada

Benzy looks forward to joining your community for an exciting weekend as Your Shabbat Guest!