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Rabbi Dani Staum

Rabbi Dani Staum, LMSW, is a popular speaker and author. He is a rebbe in Heichal HaTorah in Teaneck, NJ, and an experienced therapist, recently returning to seeing clients in private practice, as part of the Rockland CBT group. For appointments Rabbi Staum can be reached at 914-295-0115. Looking for an inspirational and motivating speaker or scholar-in-residence? Contact Rabbi Staum for a unique speaking experience. Rabbi Staum can be reached at [email protected]. Archives of his writings can be found at www.stamtorah.info.

Articles by Rabbi Dani Staum

Each Person’s Special Place

As technology becomes increasingly faster and more convenient, we expect to be able to do more and have more in less space. But everything has

Mindful Pledge

A number of years ago, on the final day of Pesach at the beginning of my pre-Yizkor derasha, I related that Mickey Mantle, the legendary

Steep Climb

A number of years ago—on Chol Hamoed Pesach—the Staum family enjoyed an indoor rock climbing facility. The facility boasts numerous 40-foot climbs to the roof

Greater Adventure

A few years ago ago, a good friend invited me and my wife to his home for a meeting he was hosting. He told me

The Ultimate Loot

Our Sages relate that the Torah is concerned with the money of the Jewish people (Rosh Hashanah 27a). I feel that this is readily apparent

Bells and Whistles

I’m not really sure if it’s grandparental-amnesia or revenge. Did my mother forget what’s it like to have young children, or is she now insidiously

Dividing the Loot

Our Sages relate that the Torah is concerned with the money of the Jewish people (Rosh Hashanah 27a). I feel that this is readily apparent

No Waste

Cleaning ladies—don’t even get me started! Once, or maybe twice a week, she is welcomed into my house to decide where everything should go and

One Last Thing

A number of years ago, a friend of mine married a woman from a very upscale neighborhood. After a few months of Shabbos and Yom

Spiritual Vitamins

(Note: This column was written a few years ago.) I’m really happy that I got the flu shot this year. This way when I got

Golden Growth

For a number of years I was the general studies principal of Mesivta Ohr Naftoli in New Windsor, New York. During that time, the students

 Around the World

For four years of high school, I was a talmid of Yeshiva Shaarei Torah in Monsey. During those years the rosh yeshiva was one of