He is a Professor of Ariel University, Israel. He is also an editor of the South Asia Journal of Social Studies and Economics. He was born on 1st December, 1945 at Shenandoah, PA, USA. He completed BA degree in physics and Judaic studies from Yeshiva U, MBA in accounting and finance from Columbia U, and PhD in economics from CUNY 1991. His work experience includes: research analyst at Wall Street Brokerage firm, analyst at department store Company, auditor at accounting firm, review course American CPA exam, defense of Canadian cement companies charged before the US International Trade Commission, and selling Judaic. His USA faculty positions include: Fordham U, Queens College, St. John’s U, and Lehman College. His Israel faculty positions include: Jerusalem College of Technology, College of Management, Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv University, and Ariel University. He has memberships in American Economic Association, American Accounting Association, National Association of Accountants, and Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Israel. The National Association of Accountants, awarded him with a medal in 2003 for his article on nonprofit accounting in their Management Accounting Quarterly. His contributions to economic theory include Aranoff's Output-Flexibility Indicator, an original numerical measure of flexibility of manufacturing plants. He has 160 scholarly articles in economics, management accounting, financial accounting, finance, health, and Judaism, including a textbook chapter.