About the Author


Rabbi Shmuel Reichman

Rabbi Shmuel Reichman is an author, educator, and speaker who has lectured internationally on topics of Torah thought, Jewish medical ethics, psychology, and leadership. He is the founder and CEO of Self-Mastery Academy, the transformative online self-development course that is based on the principles of high-performance psychology and Torah

After studying in Yeshivat Sha’alvim, Rabbi Reichman received Semikhah (rabbinic ordination) from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University. He received a bachelor’s degree from Yeshiva University, a master’s degree in Jewish Thought from Bernard Revel Graduate School, and a master’s degree in Education from Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education. He then spent a year studying at Harvard as an Ivy Plus Exchange Scholar. Rabbi Reichman currently lives with his family in Chicago where he is pursuing a PhD at the University of Chicago.

To find more inspirational content from Rabbi Reichman, to contact him, or to learn more about Self-Mastery Academy, visit his website: ShmuelReichman.com


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