Rabbi Joshua Yuter was ordained in 2003 from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He also holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Yeshiva University, an M.A. in Talmudic Studies from Yeshiva University, and Master’s Degree in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago. Rabbi Yuter is also an alumnus of Yeshivat Har Etzion. He has served as the rabbi of The Stanton St. Shul on New York’s historic Lower East Side from 2008-2014 when he moved to Israel. He is currently a member of the Rabbinical Council of America, the International Rabbinic Fellowship (Co-chairing the Ethics Committee), and the Rabbis Without Borders fellowship.
Rabbi Yuter is an award-winning blogger and writes and lectures on various issues pertaining to law, theology, and society through the unique perspective of a second-generation Rabbi with diverse personal and professional experiences and interests. In 2012 Rabbi Yuter was acknowledged by the National Jewish Outreach Program as one of the Top Ten Jewish Influencers for “creative and strategic use of social media to positively impact the Jewish community,” in 2014 was named one of PC Magazine’s Top 100 People to Follow, and in 2018 the Jewish Telegraphic Agency listed Rabbi Yuter as one of the top 50 Jews to follow on Twitter. He has also guest blogged for JDate and contributed to Jewish Values Online.
In addition to his academic pursuits, Rabbi Yuter has worked as an applications developer for Information Builders and JPMorgan Chase. He also created and maintains www.JewishGuitarChords.com and has taught a class on Jewish guitar through the New York City Guitar School.