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Jacob Rupp

Jacob Rupp is a rabbi, speaker, author, coach, and the San Diego director of NCSY. He is the host of the Lift Your Legacy Podcast: Top Jewish Leaders Reflect on Leadership, Living a Lift of Purpose, and Inspiring the Future (

Before started his career as a rabbi and coach, he had his share of obstacles to overcome. Battling obesity and growing up with a verbally abusive alcoholic father, Jacob struggled to find meaning in his life, and make sense of his Jewish upbringing.

He is the San Diego Advisor of NCSY and the Jewish Student Union, which provides an amazing social and spiritual hub for the thousands of teens in San Diego County.

Sliver by Sliver: Rosh Hashanah, Weight Loss and the Path to Real Change

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Greatness comes through the tough, little actions we make every day.