19-20 NOVEMBER 2022

The relationship between psychoanalysis and Judaism.

The founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud was born into a Jewish family. The significance of Freud’s Jewishness for the origins, nature and practice of psychoanalysis has since its birth been a continuous question. Is there something Jewish in psychoanalysis? During this session we will explore the connection between the two, if there is one…

Yehoshua Engelman has been a rabbi-teacher at several Hesder Yeshivot and at Hebrew University BM and other adult-ed frameworks. He was also co-creator and Rabbi of Yakar community in Tel-Aviv. For the past 20 years he has been a practicing psychotherapist with Lacanian Psychoanalytic leanings. He is also the composer of four albums of original compositions for Jewish and Israeli poetry.

Foto: Joshua Engelman