Rabbi Dr. Avery Joel has been at the Fuchs Mizrachi School since 2008, teaching and serving in several administrative capacities. From 2012-2017, he served as the Principal of the Stark High School. Rabbi Joel assumed the role of Head of School at the start of November, 2017. Prior to moving to Cleveland, Rabbi Joel served as a teacher and grade coordinator in the Ramaz Upper School, and was heavily involved in camps and other experiential education settings.
Following two years in Israel studying Torah at Yeshiva Sha'alvim, Rabbi Joel received his BA in Economics at Yeshiva University. He continued on at Yeshiva University to complete semicha and earn his MA in Jewish Education. Rabbi Joel also received an MPA from New York University. Currently, Rabbi Joel is working on his dissertation to complete his doctorate in Educational Administration.
Rabbi Joel, his wife Aliza, and their five children (Eitan, Uriel, Kelila, Avishai, and Atira) love being a part of the Fuchs Mizrachi community.