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Wednesday, November 30th the Eve of Rosh Chodesh Kislev more than sixty Rabbis in the New York metro area gathered at the home of Rabbi Yehoshua Balkany, the Menahel of the Bais Yaakov of Brooklyn, to partake in the monthly Seudas Rosh Chodesh and Torah convocation organized by the Rabbinical Alliance of America the Igud Horrabonim.
The host Rabbi Yehoshua Balkany offered inspiring words of Torah and insight. Rabbi Mutty Solomon presented a most informative presentation on the topic of “teenage anxiety” and how Rabbis may recognize the problem and the protocols’ to help alleviate the problem.
Chairman of the evening was Rabbi Yehoshua S. Hecht, member of the RAA Presidium and Rav of Beth Israel of Westport/Norwalk Connecticut.
Rabbi Solomon’s presentation was part of the Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud Horrabonim’s ongoing focus on professional Rabbinic and development.
Rabbi Solomon is a prominent psychotherapist and has his private practice in Boro Park treating anxiety disorders. He also was Director and Rabbi in Ivdu Boys School for special education. He is chief clinician at Hamaspik of Kings County. Over the years, he has been involved in many community organizations helping people in need including working close with Rabbis and Community leaders helpin teens at risk.
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