About the Rabbi

We are very excited to have Rabbi Ysoscher Katz joining us as the Rabbi of our community. Rabbi Katz will be with us every few weeks for Shabbat and Yom Tov. He will also be teaching classes, holding office hours, and acting a resource and advisor on communal and personal needs. He would love to hear from you. Please e-mail him at rabbi@prospectheightsshul.org.

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Background

Rabbi Ysoscher Katz received ordination in 1986 from Rabbi Yechezkel Roth, dayan of UTA Satmer. Rabbi Katz studied in Brisk and in Yeshivat Beit Yosef, Navaradok for over ten years. A graduate of the HaSha’ar Program for Jewish Educators, Rabbi Katz has taught at the Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls and SAR High School. He was a leading teacher of a daf yomi class in Boro Park for over eight years.

In addition to his new role as the Rabbi of PHS, Rabbi Katz is currently the Chair of the Department of Talmud and the Director of the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah. He is also the Director of Judaic Studies at the Luria Academy of Brooklyn.