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
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.
Michael Joseph Cohen