Rabbi Yakov Horowitz
Rabbi Yakov Horowitz is the founder and dean of Yeshiva Darchei Noam of Monsey, a Yeshiva noted for its positive child-centered learning environment. He is also the founder and director of The Center For Jewish Family Life/Project YES, a national parenting organization which conducts numerous programs designed to promote family stability in the Jewish community. Rabbi Horowitz is a recognized authority on raising children. He is the author of two books, Growing with the Parsha and Living and Parenting. As part of the Karasick Child Safety Initiative of Project YES, he published, in conjunction with ArtScroll, the landmark children’s personal safety picture book, Let’s Stay Safe! Rabbi Horowitz conducts parenting seminars internationally, and is a regular contributor on Torah, educational, and parenting topics to Jewish periodicals and websites. Rabbi Horowitz has received numerous awards, including the Rockland County Educator of the Year Award, the Grinspoon-Steinhart Award for Excellence in Jewish Education, and the prestigious Covenant Award, presented to outstanding Jewish educators in North America.