I was delighted to have another interview with Joel! His parents, Martin and Yohanna Chernoff, were pioneers in the Messianic Movement!
is General Secretary and CEO of Messianic Jewish Alliance of America (MJAA), the largest voice institution representing the Messianic Jewish community worldwide. He is founder and board chairman of The Joseph Project, the largest humanitarian aid importer in Israel, responsible for importing over $120 million worth of humanitarian aid, Executive Director of the Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA), the public policy arm of the MJAA, as well as Executive Director of MJAA Ethiopian Relief, which ministers to the Jews of Ethiopia and working towards their final exodus to Israel. He is also senior Vice-President of International Messianic Jewish Alliance (IMJA), which encompasses national Alliances in 16 countries.Prior to his work with the MJAA, he was founder, composer, and lead singer for LAMB, a contemporary Messianic Jewish music group, that pioneered and popularized the genre of music known today as Messianic Praise and Worship. LAMB has recorded 12 albums that has sold hundreds of thousands of recordings with numerous songs on the Top 10 Contemporary Christian Music charts in the1970s and 80s. He and his wife, Myriam Levy Chernoff, live in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.