Received a orthodox day school education in the New York area. Completed the joint double degree program at Columbia-JTS. Served in the Armor Corp 1992-1993, completing Tank Commander Course. Served in the Gaza Strip 1992, Lebanon 1993 in my regular service. In reserves served in the environs of Jenin between the Intifadas, served in the environs of Shechem in the second Intifada well patrolling the border between Israel and Syria on the Golan Heights. After my service I stayed in Israel, got married where we had our first two children and worked in finance and tech industries in Israel. I moved backed to the US at the end of 2001 and began working in the energy industry. My son moved back to Israel in 2017, completed his degree at Reichman University and recently completed his service in Sayeret Nahal and has begun his career in Israel.