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Penn alumnus Rabbi Josh Joseph has been named the Vice President of Yeshiva University in New York City. This role will be added to his current position as YU Chief of Staff.

Joseph graduated from the College in 1993 with honors and a major in diplomatic history. Following his undergraduate education, he received his rabbinic ordination from the YU-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary in 2000 while completing a masters in Jewish philosophy at YU’s Bernard Revel Graduate School. He has worked as a community rabbi for several years.

In addition to spending four years at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Israel, Joseph worked on Wall Street. Previously, Joseph was the Director of Special Projects for YU’s Center for the Jewish Future, and the Executive Director of the Orthodox Caucus, an organization under the research division of YU.

He currently lives in Lawrence, NY, with his wife Julie and their three children.

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