Dr. Dan Jacobson
Rabbi Dr. Dan Jacobson is the Director of Student Services at Yeshivat Shvilei HaTorah, a post high school Yeshiva program for overseas students in Jerusalem. He also maintains a private practice in Clinical Psychology in Jerusalem and Gush Etzion. He has a BA from Princeton University, Rabbinical Ordination from RIETS, and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University. His doctoral dissertation explored the psychological process of change in boys studying in yeshiva in Israel for a year. He is co-author of Flipping Out: Myth or Fact? The Impact of the Year in Israel, where his section focuses on the findings of his dissertation. Dan lives in Neve Daniel, Gush Etzion, with his wife Dassi and their five children.