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Rabbi Yossi Katz, a New Jersey native, joined Anshe Chesed in 2021. Rabbi Katz studied for three and a half years in Yeshivat Kerem B'Yavneh in Eretz Yisrael and continued his studies at Yeshiva University earning a Master’s in Jewish Philosophy from the Bernard Revel Graduate school. He is a musmach of the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) of Yeshiva University, where he studied under Rabbi Hershel Schachter and Rabbi Assaf Bednarsh. He comes to Anshe Chesed after having served as a fellow in the YU Torah Mitzion Kollel of Chicago.  

Rabbi Katz is being joined by his wife Emma and their two children.  Emma, also a New Jersey native, was born in Highland Park, New Jersey and attended Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim. She has a Bachelor's degree in Judaic Studies and Education from Stern College for Women, and her Masters degree in Jewish Education from Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration. Mrs. Katz participated in the Bellows Eshkolot Tanach Educators Program at Matan Yerushalayim, learning both Tanach content and new and innovative educational methodology from leading Jewish educators. Emma was previously the Director of NILI, the Chicago institute of women's learning. 

Mon, October 18 2021 12 Cheshvan 5782