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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.

Stop the Cutting

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Helping your teen eliminate self-injury.


Bottled or Tap?

Bottled or Tap?

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One company leaks the truth.


The God Store

The God Store

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The spirituality of retail.


SMILE!

SMILE!

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Big Brother may really be watching.


CNN, YouTube, and God

CNN, YouTube, and God

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A public forum of a different kind.


Making Tisha B'Av Count

Making Tisha B'Av Count

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It's not just fasting and praying.


When My Kids Grow Up

When My Kids Grow Up

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What do you want them to do?


The Land of Lost Luggage

The Land of Lost Luggage

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Your wandering suitcase does end up somewhere.


Too Many Choices

Too Many Choices

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How many options do you need?


Human Shields

Human Shields

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Innocent children die. Whose fault is that?


Hear the Quiet

Hear the Quiet

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In the era of Blackberries and Bluetooths, where can you find a vestige of absolute peace and quiet?


The Mystery of 1964

The Mystery of 1964

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A child's shocking discovery of his father's painful past.


No Baggage

No Baggage

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This Yom Kippur, leave the guilt at home.


Keep Dr. Death Behind Bars

Keep Dr. Death Behind Bars

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Freed early for 'good behavior'?


The Jet Set Kids

The Jet Set Kids

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Would you send your 8-year-old to camp via a private jet?


Building Your Own Temple

Building Your Own Temple

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My 11-year-old daughter came a lot closer than most of us ever will to really understanding the true meaning of Tisha B'Av.


Just Say No

Just Say No

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If Roy kicked the habit, you can too.


The Blame Game

The Blame Game

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Drunk driver's dad denies duty.


Honor Thy Elders

Honor Thy Elders

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106 years old and still bowling?


Shavuot: Coming Together

Shavuot: Coming Together

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Once upon a time, the Jewish People were really unified.


Alone Again, Naturally

Alone Again, Naturally

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My brush with anti-Semitism.


Immoral Detour

Immoral Detour

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Would you swerve around a dying man?


Forgiving a Murderer

Forgiving a Murderer

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How should Cho be remembered?


Keep It Down!

Keep It Down!

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Is wedding music out of control?


Under God's Canopy

Under God's Canopy

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In about 10 hours you will be a married man and Mommy and I will be doing the whimpering thing.


Virginia Tech: A Lesson in Mourning

Virginia Tech: A Lesson in Mourning

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It's all about the pain.


It's Not Me

It's Not Me

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Breaking out of our self-imposed confinements.


Technical Foul!

Technical Foul!

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Let's save anti-semitism for the real thing.


To Tell the Truth...Sort of

To Tell the Truth...Sort of

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Deceit and insincerity, both subtle and blatant, permeate our lives.Jaded, we either miss it or shrug it off. Neither reaction is acceptable.


To Run or Not to Run

To Run or Not to Run

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John Edwards' painful decision


Passover: Keep It Simple

Passover: Keep It Simple

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Matzah and the key to freedom.


Three Blind Bishops

Three Blind Bishops

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Unaffected by Yad Vashem.


A Dream a Day

A Dream a Day

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There's nothing like a good nap...right, Doc?


Where Are You Going?

Where Are You Going?

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How the question "Why?" can change your life.


The Heavenly Report Card

The Heavenly Report Card

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Maybe you're not such a bad parent (spouse/friend/person) after all.


March of Perfection

March of Perfection

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Lessons from a grave...


B-2730

B-2730

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Some numbers will never fade away.


Just Listen, Will Ya?

Just Listen, Will Ya?

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This Passover, let's reclaim the lost art of listening.


24 and the FBI

24 and the FBI

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I guess no one is safe.


Thursdays with Chaim

Thursdays with Chaim

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Which is harder: Saying goodbye or saying hello?


Highway Robbery

Highway Robbery

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One consumer fights back.


They Revere Horses, Don't They?

They Revere Horses, Don't They?

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Barbaro: Horse or Hero?


The Benefit of the Doubt

The Benefit of the Doubt

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Even a broken clock is right twice a day...or is it?


No Time to be Humble

No Time to be Humble

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Should charity be given anonymously?


The El Al Epilogue

The El Al Epilogue

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Sometimes sticking together pays off.


Not So Trivial Pursuit

Not So Trivial Pursuit

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Maybe winning really is everything after all.


Tipping The Scales

Tipping The Scales

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How to win the Battle of the Bulge.


Israel Against The World

Israel Against The World

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In four decades nothing has changed.


Is It Never Too Late?

Is It Never Too Late?

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What would YOU do in this situation?


In His Hands

In His Hands

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How one man faced the ultimate moment of truth: life or death.


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