Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine:
Rabbi of Poltava Yosef Sefgal


Yosef Segal was born on March 15th 1976 in Bney-Brak, Israel. His father Schneor Segal - raabi, teacyer in yeshiva, mother - Pesya Segal - teacher.

Education and work:

  • 1979 to 1990 studied in heder of Bney-Brak, Israel
  • 1990 to 1993 studied in Tomchey Tmimim yeshiva of Lod, Israel 
  • 1993 to 1996 studied in Tomchey Tmimim yeshiva of Mihdal'-Emek, Israel 
  • 1996 to 1998 studied in Merkazit yeshiva of New York, USA
  • 1998 to 1999 worked as shaliach of the Lyubavitch rebe in Kiryat-Tivon, Israel
  • March 1999 to April 2001 studied in kolel of Kfar-Chabad, Israel
  • Since July 4th 2001 till present lives in Poltava, Ukraine and is the chief rabbi Poltava and the chairman of the Poltava Chabad Lyubavitch Jewish Religious Community.

In March 1999 he married Nechama Dina Segal (born 1980) who teaches Hebrew and is the head of the Malka women ckub. They have 3 daughters and 2 sons.