Scholar - Rabbi YY Jacobson

One of America’s premier Jewish scholars in the areas of mysticism and Torah, Rabbi Yosef Y. Jacobson is a senior fellow at the Rabbinical Seminary Chovevei Torah and spiritual leader of Congregation Beis Shmuel in Brooklyn.

A warm and motivational speaker, Rabbi Jacobson has lectured on Chassidic teachings to Jewish and non-Jewish audiences in six continents and twenty states and published scores of articles on Jewish thought.

Rabbi Jacobson served as a member of a select team that prepared the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s addresses for publication. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Yiddish-English weekly, the Algemeiner Journal.

Living in Israel

Some people see the state of Israel as an entirely political entity, some believe its creation is an indication of the immanent Redemption and yet others, while they see...