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Michael Joseph Cohen

Registration number 20150215G

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Michael Joseph Cohen are registered as an original design and described by the blazon below

Arms: Azure a Biblical priestly breastplate proper with two chain links on each upper corner Or embellished of twelve precious stones arranged three rows and in chief two coronets Or.
Crest: On a wreath Azure and Or,an eagle head erased Azure beaked Or.
Mantling: Azure doubled Or

Biographical Information

The armiger, also known as Yosef Moshe Cohen in Hebrew, is a Rabbi and noted educator. Born March 1983, New York.

Honors & Awards: Commissioned Kentucky Colonel of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Phi Lambda Theta Honor Society in Education, Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society of Education, Earth Day Award (Rockland County, New York), 1996.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Religious Studies (2006) Excelsior College, New York; Yoreh Yoreh Rabbinical ordination (2011); Master of Special Education (2014) Northcentral University, Arizona.


The two coronets represent the armiger’s hereditary priestly lineage and rabbinical ordination, both metaphorically referred to as crowns in the Talmud (corpus of ancient Jewish wisdom par excellence). Moreover, the coronets additionally represent the armiger’s marriage into the family of the legendary King Saul Wahl Katzenellenbogen who was “rex pro tempore” of Poland in 1587. The breastplate further symbolizes the armiger’s priestly status as a direct descendant of the biblical Aaron. Crest: The eagle head, a common Germanic symbol, denotes the armigers historical ties to Austria from which his family hailed from prior to America.


1) Coat of arms notarized document of assumption (New Jersey, November 19, 2014)
2) Jewish Heraldic Society (registration number: 41, November 2014)

Registered by

Michael Joseph Cohen


Personal, Original, US, C

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