A Connecticut native, Rabbi Yosef Rosen graduated from Cornell University and worked for the Department of Justice before completing rabbinical school at Yeshiva University. There, he also received a master’s degree in medieval Jewish history. Rabbi Rosen is a Jewish educator and amateur winemaker based in New York. He also sits on Columbia University’s ethical review board which supervises its animal research.
From the rededication ceremony of the Second Temple defiled by priests assimilated into the Greek culture to a housewarming party of a newlyweds’ first apartment in Israel, Hanuka sheds a holy light on the unbroken chain of Jewish generations