Rabbi Ysoscher Katz

Rabbi Ysoscher Katz is the Chair of the Talmud Department and the Director of the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School. 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. He is also the Rabbi of the Prospect Heights Shul in Brooklyn, New York.

Articles by Rabbi Ysoscher Katz

How to Handle Troubling Jewish Texts

Many of the injunctions in the Torah appear immoral from a human perspective.

Contextualizing the Conversation about Women’s Aliyot in the Orthodox Community

Women receiving aliyot (being called to the Torah) in Orthodox synagogues is a relatively new phenomenon. Its most prominent proponents are ...