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Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Yakov Danishefsky

Friday, December 13, 2019 15 Kislev 5780

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Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Yakov Danishefsky
December 13 - 14 at ASBI

We look forward to welcoming Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Yakov Danishefsky to ASBI December 13 and 14. Join us for the following opportunities to learn with Rabbi Danishefsky:

Friday Night Tisch, 7:00 PM
“What Do You Really Believe? Cognitive Therapy and Judaism’s Core Beliefs”
The Tisch will be preceded by a ShabbatTable dinner at 5:15 PM.
All are welcome to attend just the tisch, even if you're not registered for dinner!

Shabbat Morning Drasha
“What is Your Love Language with God?”

Post-Kiddush Shiur, 12:30 PM
“Nurturing Your Inner Child: Parts Therapy & Judaism”

Shalosh Seudot
“Self-Acceptance and Self-Development: Judaism’s Paradox”


Rabbi Yakov Danishefsky works as a clinical therapist at Searching for Change and a teacher at Ida Crown Jewish Academy. He also speaks and teaches in different capacities around the Chicago area. In teaching and therapy, Rabbi Danishefsky brings a blend of mind and heart through his warm, relatable, and sincere presence. As a therapist, he specializes in treating sexual addictions, trauma, and couples counseling. At Ida Crown, he teaches Gemarah and Tanach and is passionate about stimulating curiosity and independent thinking in the classroom. He earned Semicha and a Masters in Jewish Philosophy from Yeshiva University and completed his Masters in Social Work from Walden University. He was also a member of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship. Rabbi Danishefsky lives in Chicago with his wife Dana and three children.

Rabbi Danishefsky’s visit is sponsored by the Phillip & Edith Rosenbaum Leonian trust, Jacques Aaron Preis, Trustee, in memory of Phillip Leonian, a”h, and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian, a”h.










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