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Rabbi Muskat has been the Rabbi of the Young Israel of Oceanside for the past sixteen years.  In that capacity, he has re-energized that community into a vibrant center of engaging Torah study, meaningful Tefillah, heartfelt chessed, passionate commitment to Medinat Yisrael and a mission-driven youth program.  He also serves as a Vice-President of the Rabbinical Council of America.  Rabbi Muskat has been involved in high school Jewish education for sixteen years as a teacher and an administrator and currently is a Rebbe at Shulamith High School for Girls in Long Island. He is also a pastoral health care liaison at South Nassau Communities Hospital. He posts a popular weekly blog in the Times of Israel on contemporary Jewish issues.

Rabbi Muskat received his semicha, a Masters degree in Medieval Jewish History and an undergraduate degree in Jewish Studies and Speech and Drama, from Yeshiva University.  Rabbi Muskat also received a law degree from New York University School of Law and served as a corporate attorney in the New York law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson for four and a half years.  Rabbi Muskat is married to Dr. Yael Muskat and they are blessed with five children and two grandchildren.