Ari has been serving as a chaplain to law enforcement in NY/NJ on the local, City and federal levels for 10 years. He has counseled many officers, offering both spiritual guidance and emotional support, as well as using his affiliations within the Jewish and other faith-based communities to assist law enforcement in cultural competency training, as a community outreach coordinator. With a Masters in Biblical Studies, Ari has had tremendous success as a motivational speaker and spiritual advisor specializing in community crisis intervention and management. Ari also serves in various capacities on a number of boards such as Vice President of the 66th Precinct Community Council, Chairman of the Security Council Committee for the Council of Jewish Organizations of Staten Island, President/Coordinator for Staten Island Shomrim Safety Patrol, and on the Law enforcement & Public Affairs Committee for the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He is an active member of the Citywide Shomrim Safety Patrol, Chesed Shel Emes, NYC CERT, American Red Cross, FEMA, and FDNY-EMS. For his years of dedicated service, Ari has been the recipient of appreciation awards from the NYPD, New York City Council, American Red Cross, New York State Senate, Homeland Security, and numerous local elected officials. Contact Rabbi Weiss.