about | Book Rabbi Simon Jacobson

Rabbi Jacobson is a world renowned speaker whose versatile depth and breadth of knowledge, and his uncanny ability to relate to all different kinds of people, allow him to engage audiences of all ages, all nationalities, and all faiths or no faith.

Rabbi Jacobson is one of the greatest scholars and sought after speakers in the Jewish world today. He has delivered over 1000 lectures to diverse audiences on 6 continents, in over 20 countries and in 40 states, on psycho-spiritual issues and applying Jewish thought to contemporary life. His voice is rooted in the timeless teachings of Torah, yet at the same time is profoundly timely, relevant, unique, and cutting edge. He has been interviewed on over 300 radio and TV shows, including CNN with Larry King, the Charlie Rose Show, and the CBS News Show The Best of Us.

These lecture topics are a small selection of the topics Rabbi Simon Jacobson has spoken about — he never gives the same lecture twice.

♦ President Donald Trump: A Torah Perspective
♦ How to Deal with Apathy Towards Judaism
♦ Do You Have a Personal Mission Statement? Learning How to Develop Your Calling in Life
♦ Can We Bridge Faith and Modernity?
♦ Love, Intimacy and the Meaning of Life: A Frank Discussion on Spiritual Relevance to Our Lives Today
♦ Are Religion and Spirituality Compatible?
♦ The God You Don’t Believe In: A Candid Conversation on Faith, God, Miracles and Good and Evil
♦ Is God Relevant Today?
♦ The Kabbalah of Physics: Where Science Meets Spirit

♦ Why Does G-d Let Good People Suffer? Age-Old Wisdom for an Age-Old Question
♦ How to Achieve Self Actualization and Personal Growth
♦ The Great Enemy Within: Apathy
♦ Love, Intimacy and the Meaning of Life: A Frank Discussion on Jewish Relevance to Our Lives Today
♦ Pain and Suffering: How Can a Good G-d Cause Pain? Turning Pain into Growth
♦ Fear and Faith in Times of Crisis
♦ Living Spiritually: How to Balance, Work, Home, Material Life and Judaism
♦ Making Positive Changes: How the Wisdom of the Sages Can Empower Your 21st-Century Life
♦ How to Say What you Really Mean: Words from the Heart Enter the Heart
♦ How to Forgive When You Can’t Forget (or, How to Forget when you can’t Forgive)
♦ Who Are You: Id or Yid?

♦ Will Women and Men Ever See Eye to Eye? Ancient Wisdom for Modern-Day Solutions
♦ Who is the Ultimate Matchmaker – G-d or Man? Is marriage predestined or dependent on your efforts?
♦ The Art of Love: Marriage & Relationships In the Kabbalah
♦ The Jewish Revolutionary View on Education
♦ Is your self worth defined by your net-worth?

♦ The story behind the book, Toward a Meaningful Life: The Wisdom of the Rebbe, and the tremendous response from readers
♦ The Rebbe: An Immortal Legacy
♦ Why the Rebbe is Relevant to Your Life Today
♦ The First 21st Century Leader: How the Rebbe Can Help You Live A Meaningful Life
♦ The Rebbe’s Revolutionary Vision for Our Lives Today
♦ The Rebbe and His Message: A New Paradigm For Our Times Built on over 3300 Years of Torah
♦ Judaism for the 21st Century: A Blueprint for Global Transformation
♦ The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Visionary Approach to Issues Facing the Jewish People
♦ What would schools and yeshiva ran by the Baal Shem Tov look like?

♦ Was Moses Orthodox, Conservative or Reform? The Secret to Jewish Unity and How We Can Eradicate Divisiveness
♦ “I find Judaism to be repressive.” Is There Room in Judaism for Self Expression?
♦ Exile and Exodus: Lessons from the Bible about Current Events
♦ What we learn today from the Egyptian Bondage and Redemption
♦ Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Judaism But Were Afraid to Ask: Sexuality, Cremation, Abortion and Other Controversial Issues of Our Time
♦ Who Gave the Rabbis All Their Power?
♦ Is the entire spectrum of Jewish life based on the whim of a few rabbis 1500 years ago? Why should we listen to them now?
♦ Dancing with G-d: The Ecstasy of Jewish Mysticism
♦ The Women’s Pivotal Role in the Future of the Jewish Nation: What the Rebbe Said May Surprise You
♦ The Great Divide…? The Mechitzah: The Separation of Men and Women in the Synagogue and Religious Life
♦ The Future of the Jewish People: How Do We Guarantee Jewish Continuity?
♦ Separating Fact from Fiction in Jewish Thought

♦ Abraham, Ishmael, Esau, Jacob, Egypt: Tracing the Roots of Current Events Finding Security in an Uncertain World
♦ The Root of the War: A Universe not at Peace with G-d
♦ What are the Biblical and mystical texts that foretell today’s events?
♦ The Akeidah vs. the Alkeidah
♦ Does Religion Produce Monsters?
♦ The Future of Israel and Zionism
♦ Crisis in Israel – What Can We Do?
♦ The New Anti-Semitism and What To Do About It
♦ The Jewish Approach to Today’s War