Rabbi Josh Tabi
Office hours: Any time between events
No stranger to LIU Brooklyn, Rabbi Josh earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the LIU Brooklyn campus. In 2009, he received a bachelor of arts in psychology with a minor in philosophy magna cum laude, and in 2011 earned an M.S.Ed. degree. While studying at LIU Brooklyn, Tabi was president of the Jewish Club of LIU.
Rabbi Josh, 31, trained in Jerusalem, Israel, from 2001 to 2003 at Ohr Somayach, where he focused on Torah and philosophy and at Mir Yershalayim, where he studied Talmud.
His volunteer work in Brooklyn has been with youth at risk at Our Place, where he has been a counselor since 2006, and at the Friday Night Chill, where he has served as director since 2009. Both of these organizations are under the guidance of Rabbi Solomon Herbst, who ordained Tabi.
Rabbi Josh organizes a series of Jewish education lectures, trips to Israel, field trips, conduct daily prayer services and offer counseling to all faiths at LIU Brooklyn. Being an alumnus has given Rabbi Josh insight into the hardships many students face on the path to receiving a degree, “I hope to make life on campus easier for them."
Rabbi Josh resides in Brooklyn and is employed by the Jewish Leadership Association. His professional affiliations include the Alpha Chi National Honor Society, the New York Mental Health Counselors Association, and the American Counseling Association.