Ben Shlomo Hakohen, Yosef

Yosef Ben Shlomo Hakohen is an educator and writer living in Jerusalem. He is the author of The Universal Jew: Letters to My Progressive Father (New York/Jerusalem: Feldheim Publishers, 1995), and his articles have appeared in the Jerusalem Post, the Jewish Observer and other publications. Before he moved to Israel, Yosef Hakohen served as the director of the Martin Steinberg Center of the American Jewish Congress, a center for Jewish artists in the performing, visual, and literary arts, where he was known by his English name, Jeff Oboler.