Rabbi Joseph Dweck
Senior Rabbi of the S&PHARDI Community, Deputy President of LSJS
is the new Senior Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation, and LSJS’s new Deputy President.
Rabbi Dweck was born in Los Angeles and is of Syrian origin. He has served as the rabbi of Congregation Shaare Shalom in Brooklyn since 1999 and Rosh Yeshiva/Head of School at Barkai Yeshivah since 2010. He studied at Yeshiva Hazon Ovadia in Jerusalem. He received his semikha from Rabbi Ovadia Yosef under the auspices of the Sephardic Rabbinical College, Brooklyn. He was appointed Senior Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews’ Congregation of London in 2013.