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Rabbi Yosef Farhi

Rabbi Yosef Farhi is a Torah scholar, prolific writer and life coach who specializes in counseling yeshiva students to live more fulfilling lives. Rabbi Farhi gives classes in effective learning, public speaking and conversation confidence. His weekly Torah insights which are based on coaching ideas from the Torah are distributed to shuls around the world and inspire thousands of people from across the spectrum of Judaism. Rabbi Farhi lives in Jerusalem with his wife Dolly and six children. For more of his weekly Torah insights and coaching concepts, visit his website thinkingaboutme.org.

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