love has always been to perform and entertain others. Even as a young boy
growing up in Staten Island, he was always looked upon by his shul to get
things "Leibedik" either during a Simcha, Chagigah or Simchas Torah.
As he grew older, he started to fine tune his talents. He was always eager
to join his camp's choir and perform in their plays. While attending
Yeshiva Torah Vadaas High School, he learned how to play the guitar, which
helped him better understand what music was really all about.
After spending a year learning in Yeshiva Lev Avrohom in Yerushalayim, he
came back home to join in his family's first wedding. It was then that
Yossi first stepped onto the dance floor and blew everyone away, and he
hasn't looked back since. Whether to do splits, slides or his own original
moves, Yossi was always pushed into the middle of the dance floor while
his friends cheered him on.
While learning as Chavrusahs in Yeshiva, Yossi and Eli Gerstner became
close friends. Eli witnessed Yossi's amazing abilities. When the Tek-Noy
dream was born, Eli could not think of a better fit for the group, than
Yossi. After his successful run as The Chevra's "Dance Choreographer,"
Yossi and his other group-mate, Yossi Newman, have been working on dance
moves that will not be matched in the Jewish music world. He is honored
and humbled by the opportunity that he has to perform as a member of
Tek-Noy and is always grateful to Hashem for giving him his talents and
abilities to entertain others.
Yossi currently lives in Brooklyn's Marine Park neighborhood, with his
wife Rivky and two children, Moishy & Gitty.