Authors Posts by Marc Eichenbaum

Marc Eichenbaum

Marc Eichenbaum received his semicha from RIETS and is the Rabbinic Researcher for Yeshiva University’s Sacks-Herenstein Center for Values and Leadership. He is also a doctoral student in Ferkauf’s School-Clinical Psy.D. program. Previously, he worked for Yeshiva University’s Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought, the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls, and as the Rabbinic intern in the Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst.

Judaism’s Hidden Road to Character

What do the wisdom of traditional Jewish texts and the recent findings of modern psychology have in common? Marc Eichenbaum finds commonalities in both to promote a character-driven approach to Jewish education.

“For These Things I Weep”: Psychological Readings of Lamentations

In time for Tisha Be-Av, Marc Eichenbaum offers a meaningful new reading of Eikha using modern psychological concepts like grief, trauma, and narrative construction.

Guilt and Shame Cultures in the Thought of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Marc Eichenbaum explores the idea of guilt and shame cultures in the thought of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z"tl, which provides a novel interpretation of Torah and a powerful lesson for contemporary society.