About Rabbi Yisroel Isaacs

Rabbi Isaacs grew up in Binghamton, NY.  While residing in Israel with his wife Rachel and their family, he received Rabbinical Ordination from Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits at the Jerusalem Kollel and achieved special certification in the Laws of Family Purity.  He also completed the Rabbanut Hareishit Semicha exams on the topics of Issur V’heter, Niddah, Mikvaot, Eiruvin, and Simachot.  Rabbi Isaacs serves as Associate Rabbi of Beth Joseph Congregation, and is co-director of the Greater Phoenix Vaad Hakashruth and the Jewish Enrichment Center, an educational and outreach organization.  He also serves as Rabbinic Coordinator of the Phoenix Community Eruv and as posek of the Phoenix Women’s Chevra Kadisha and teaches Judaic Studies at the Phoenix Hebrew Academy Middle School.  In addition to his love of Hebrew bibliography, reading about current events, and keeping abreast of contemporary halachic issues, he enjoys repairing electronics with his children, Socratic teaching, and meeting new people.  Rabbi Isaacs is a member of the Rabbinical Council of America.


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