While many famous and not so famous folks would argue that the most important thing you can do for yourself or your business is to find and lead with your why, Rabbi Yakov Danishefsky makes the case for the opp... osite and leads us on a moving and compelling journey into finding the here and now.See lessSee more
The Rest is Commentary
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...
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The Jews accepted the Torah with the statement "naaseh v'nishma" -- we will do and we will hear. Judaism is often said to be a religion of deed rather than of intention.
Director | Yeshiva University Midwest Center for Jewish Learning; Teacher | Ida Crown Jewish Academy
Yakov is a Judaic Studies teacher at the Ida Crown Jewish Academy and the Director of the Midwest Center for Jewish Learning of the Yeshiva University Chicago Kollel. Yakov's personal passion and teaching style is a blend of mind and heart. Searching for spiritual and personal meaning fused with philosophy and rigorous thought. After completing Rabbinical Ordination and a Master's degree in Jewish Philosophy at Yeshiva University, Yakov is currently pursuing a Master's in Social Work. Yakov recently completed the Wexner Graduate Fellowship. Aside from teaching, Yakov dreams of becoming an Offensive Coordinator in the NFL. Yakov lives in Chicago with his wife, Dana, and two children, Baruch and Shalom.