Rabbi Rafi Goodwin and his wife Chaya Brocha (nee Sufrin) have been appointed as the new Shluchim to Barkingside, Essex, UK.
The couple, who is moving to Essex from Hendon, London, will serve as the Directors of Services and Young Couples.
The new Shluchim will be directing programs for young married couples, strengthening Minyanim, learning classes for young people and developing new relationships in the area.
They will join colleagues Rabbi Moshe and Brocha Muller and Rabbi Odom and Henny Brandman under head Shluchim Rabbi Aryeh and Devorah Sufrin of Chabad Lubavitch North East London and Essex.
Their new roles are part of an exciting and ambitious 5 year plan for the whole of Essex which includes a new building project in Gants Hill, Ilford, Essex (currently underway) and seeking to establish new Chabad centres in Epping, Westcliff and other identified areas within Essex.