Dennis Avi Lipkin, (alias: Victor Mordecai)
Born in Flushing, New York, grew up in the greater New York City area and moved to Israel at age 19 in August 1968. Avi served in the IDF from February 1972 until January 1973 as part of the IDF Spokesman for the Judea and Samaria Command under Lt.Col Rafael Horovitz. From 1973 to 1986, Avi worked in different capacities in international commerce based in Jerusalem. During the period 1989-90 Avi worked as senior editor and translator in the News Department of the Government Press Office as part of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir’s Office at Beit Agron. In 1990, Avi began lecturing in Christian churches and synagogues in the US as well as appearing on radio and TV. In 1991, Avi went to study three years at the Jewish Theological Seminary as part of the MA program.