Josef Ashkenazi "YOSSI", left this world suddenly on Wednesday October 3rd. He was born in Beit Hanan, Israel in 1944. He attended Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he was awarded a PhD in Physics.
Yossi came to Miami in 1988 where he has been tenured professor in the Physics Department. He has been a beloved teacher and continued to publish in his field of Superconductivity even until very recently. Yossi is known for his active work in Israeli politics, tirelessly working toward Peace in Israel and her neighbors,
He is dearly missed and survived by his soulmate, Roz Averbook, his son, Oded Ashkenazi, his daughter Avivit Ashkenazi Pyle, granddaughter Jasmine, son-in-law Jason Pyle, his sister, Rachela, many nieces and nepheyws in Israel and the entire Averbook family.
Funeral Services will take place Friday at Temple Beth Shalom, 4144 Chase Avenue Miami Beach, Florida 33140 at 11:00 AM. Interment will take place at Lakeside Memorial Park immediately following services for Shiva information, please contact the funeral home.305 592 0690.