studied at the Ponevezh, Brisk, and Mir yeshivas, and later participated in various study programs at Yeshivas Kerem B'Yavneh, Har Etzion and the Higher Institute for Torah Studies at Bar-Ilan University. served as a military .chaplain and in the IDF's halakhic branch Rabbi Yavetz teaches at the "Derech Chaim" Haredi hesder yeshiva in Gan Yavneh.