Yosi is an experienced lawyer and Buncombe County magistrate, having served the public in that capacity for many years. His legal expertise is stellar.
He has served in the Israeli Defense Forces for two years as a paratrooper and lived in Israel in three kibbutzim. He has taught Hebrew at UNC-Asheville from 1989-1997 when he left to attend law school. He has also been a Cantorial candidate and and has been a leader conducting services for the Chabad. Yosi has also been a sworn Buncombe County Deputy Sheriff.
Mountain Synagogue is honored to have Yosi as our Spiritual Leader not only for the High Holidays, but for other Shabbat and religious events during the year.