Yosie Levine is the rabbi of The Jewish Center on New York's Upper West Side. He served as Rabbinic Intern, Assistant Rabbi and Associate Rabbi, during which time he received practical rabbinic training and mentoring from Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman. Before joining the Center, he served as the educational director of the Lauder Foundation's Beit Midrash in Berlin, Germany and as the visiting scholar of Congregation Knesseth Israel in Birmingham, Alabama.
Rabbi Levine has taken a leadership role on the issue of day school affordability and serves as the chair of Manhattan Day School's Political Advocacy Committee. He is co-chair of the Manhattan Eruv and is active in numerous communal organizations including AIPAC and the Beth Din of America and serves on the Board of UJA-Federation of New York.
He earned a BA in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia College and as a Wexner Graduate Fellow received rabbinic ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He holds a PhD in Early Modern Jewish History from Yeshiva University's Bernard Revel Graduate School. His doctoral dissertation is titled Hakham Zevi: An Intellectual Biography of an Early Modern Port Rabbi.