Rabbi Yossi Mintz is a renown communal leader and spiritual guide. Born in Brooklyn N.Y. he studied in prestigious Rabbinical Colleges in Brooklyn and Florida before receiving his Rabbinical Ordination with honors.
Upon moving to the South Bay of Los Angeles with his wife Sara in 1995, Rabbi Yossi established the Jewish Community Center of the South Bay which quickly grew into the largest Community Center of its kind in the area.
As director of the Jewish Community Center, Rabbi Yossi created a vibrant and powerful force that has reached the entire landscape of diverse cultures in the South Bay from providing counseling and financial help for people in need to teaching leadership and volunteerism for those who are more fortunate.
Rabbi Yossi has always had a unique place in his heart for children with special needs leading him to establish the Friendship Foundation, an organization that provides for over 1,800 children with special need and their families while involving the entire community.