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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.


Tightroping Between Humbleness and Haughtiness

The golden rule that our Sages suggest is in the middle of two extremes. Not too flamboyant and...

An Awesome Thought

"Rabbi Akiva would say, Beloved is Man, for he is created in the Image of God(Avot Ch. 3)....

Shabbat: A Different World

For six days you may work, but the seventh day is a day of Sabbath rest, a day of sacred assembly....

How Holy Are You?

Take out a minute and think about the following questions: How holy are you? What was the holiest...

Giving Rebuke

certain psychologist was concerned as to exactly how he should respond to a patient who confesses...

The True Lie

Our Torah portion discusses the leper, the metzora. Although our Rabbis teach that the cause of...

Humblilng the Humble

Anger is an emotion that comes as a response when one feels that his/her ego has been violated or...

Why Aaron Was Chosen

"And Moshe said to Aaron, Approach the altar…and atone" (Vayikra 9:7) Rashi says...

The Real You

Character traits are tools that serve us or hurt us, but they are not you.

Manners and Wisdom

New parsha series featuring pearls of Torah wisdom for everyday life.

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