Benjamin Rapaport grew up in Great Neck, NY, the son of a famous surgeon and scientist. Following high school, he decided to take a six-month trip to Israel that turned into a 20-year career of study. Ben received Rabbinic ordination from Beth Medrash Govoha of Lakewood, N.J. in 2002, taught in the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem for six years, and lectured at a number of introductory programs to Judaism. More recently, his activities have included earning a master’s degree in Clinical Sociology and establishing a clinical practice in counseling. Ben currently lives with his family in Jerusalem, where he works with individuals and groups, helping them to discover and develop their unique talents and abilities.