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Rabbi Yaakov Salomon

Rabbi Yaakov Salomon, C.S.W. is a noted psychotherapist, in private practice in Brooklyn, N.Y. for over 25 years. He is a Senior Lecturer and the Creative Director of Aish Hatorah's Discovery Productions. He is also an editor and author for the Artscroll Publishing Series and a member of the Kollel of Yeshiva Torah Vodaath.

Rabbi Salomon is co-author, with Rabbi Noah Weinberg, of the best selling book "What the Angel Taught You; Seven Keys to Life Fulfillment," (Mesorah), and is also the co-producer of the highly-acclaimed film, "Inspired."

Click here to order Yaakov Salomon's new book, Salomon Says: 50 Stirring and Stimulating Stories.

In these marvelous stories -- brimming with wit, understanding, a touch of irony and a large helping of authentic Torah perspective -- we will walk with a renowned and experienced psychotherapist and popular author through the pathways of contemporary life: its crowded sidewalks, its pedestrian malls, and the occasional dead end street. This is a walk through our lives that will be fun, entertaining -- and eye-opening. In our full -- sometimes overfull -- and complex lives, Yaakov Salomon is a welcome and much-needed voice of sanity and reason.

His speaking, writing and musical talents have delighted audiences from Harvard to Broadway and everything in between. Rabbi Salomon shares his life with his wife, Temmy, and their unpredictable family.

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Three keys to catapulting from paralysis to action.


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No blame required.


The Power of Love

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The Jewish view of love.


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What Purim means to me.


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At what age do we let them go?


Inflexible: A True Story

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Where are you needlessly inflexibile?


A Life Cut Short

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My mother died when she was almost 98 years old. We thought she'd live forever.


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Who decides if a patient should have visitors?


An Invitation To Dance

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Simchat Torah: What's the big deal?


The Seeds of Hatred

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What really drives the four synagogue terrorists?


No Baggage

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This Yom Kippur, leave the guilt at home.


Unlock the Genius Within

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Can anyone become a genius? New research reveals the secret.


The 5 Ingredients of a Great Marriage

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How to make this relationship thing work.


Reaching for Repentance

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Should Eliot Spitzer be forgiven?


9/11 REDUX

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Lessons from the botched NYC photo op.


One People, One Land, One Snapshot

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What single picture best encapsulates the miracle of Israel?


Closing the Gap

Closing the Gap

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As I grow older, things are no longer the same with my children.


Miracles You Can't See

Miracles You Can't See

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Sometimes our vision gets better when we close our eyes.


The Shidduch System

The Shidduch System

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It works.


The Connoisseur

The Connoisseur

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This Passover, access that mysterious joy we all yearn for.


A View from Heaven

A View from Heaven

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An interview with Rabbi Noah Weinberg, of blessed memory.


Passover: Just Ask

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Feeling free to question.


Someone Else's Passover

Someone Else's Passover

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How to make Passover really meaningful this year.


Meeting Jason Alexander

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Why is it such a thrill to meet a real, live celebrity?


"We Want Our Money!"

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Man-Made Morality

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One man's dangerous views on life.


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Pope Benedict reinstates Holocaust denying Bishop


Made To Order Babies

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The choice is yours.


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That night in the sukkah, I learned a painful lesson about complacency and security.


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What Purim means to me.


Fault!

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Anti-semitism bounces into Dubai.


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Thoughts on Nadya Suleman.


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Our greatest gift to him is to carry on his legacy.


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50 Million People Can't Be Wrong

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The Robot Within

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One small blessing in the economic downturn.


Raising Wimps?

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Here's the 4 step cure.


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Off the Air

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Can you keep your mind on the road while you talk?


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Make sure that act of kindness isn't at the expense of someone else.


Their Pain, Our Pain

Their Pain, Our Pain

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The missiles are aimed at all of us.


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What's in a Name?


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