Park Hyatt Beaver Creek August 2014
Rabbi Yossi (YY) Jacobson
Rabbi Yossi Jacobson, one of the most sought-after Jewish speakers in the world today, has lectured to Jewish and non-Jewish audiences on six continents and in 30 states.
Funny, brilliant, charming and an exceptional orator, he has touched thousands with his deep, intuitive grasp of the human condition and his remarkable ability to harness the ancient Jewish wisdom of the mystical texts and inspire his listeners with its relevance to our daily lives. Rabbi Jacobson is the author of the acclaimed audio series, “A Tale of Two Souls” and “Captain, My Captain,” and teaches Kabbalah, Chassidic spirituality and Talmud at the Yeshivah Chovevai Torah in Brooklyn, New York. Rabbi Jacobson’s weekly online essays on Judaism, mysticism and psychology are read by tens of thousands worldwide.
Rabbi Shea Werner
Rabbi Shea Werner was born in Monsey, NY and studied in renowned Yeshivos including Bais Dovid of Monsey, Oholei Torah of Brooklyn, Toras Emes of Yerushalayim and Ohr Elchonon of California. He is a Talmid Muvhak of Hagaon Rav Ezra Shochat.
In 1997, Rabbi Werner assumed a position as the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Oholei Yosef Yitzchok in Oak Park, MI and continued to develop the North Oak Park Community.
Rabbi Werner is currently Rav of Kehillas Chabad of North Oak Park. He serves as a member of the presidium of the Vaad Harabonim of Greater Detroit.
Rabbi Werner is best known for his deep Shiurim in Gemora, Halacha and Chassidic Philosophy. He is an inspiring lecturer and is well known for his gifted ability in personal consultation, especially in areas of Shalom Bayis and Chinuch.