Rabbi Avi believes that our Jewish heritage contains deep philosophical wisdom that he would like to share with as many people as possible. Through weekly classes and one on one learning sessions, Avi offers an informal education to young professionals throughout the Saint Louis community. He also organizes programming and community building events for Jewish Young Professionals.
Avi grew up in Cleveland, where he attended Telshe Yeshiva High school. From there he went to Shaar Hatorah Rabbinical College for 3 years where he earned his bachelors degree in Talmudic Law and then continued his Rabbinical studies in Israel for a year in the Mir Yeshiva.
Avi began his career in St. Louis as the program director of U City Shul, creating educational programs for adults and children. He now is the director for Ignite YP.