Bob Barocas

Business Owner in Highland Park, NJ

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Bob Barocas (Rachmiel David Barocas) is the author of Legacy of Light: Revealing the Torah's Eternal Relevance. He is also a highly acclaimed speaker and mentor for RJX/MEOR Rutgers, guest lecturer for the Edison Chabura, blogger for The Times of Israel, contributing writer for, financial coach, proud husband, and father of three.

He studied at Machon Yaakov in Jerusalem under Rav Beryl Gershenfeld and continued his learning at the Edison Chabura in Highland Park, New Jersey. These foundational years shaped his Slobodka-style hashkafa and love for mussar. Whether delving into a sugya in Shas or a perush on Chumash, Bob strives to unearth deeply inspiring and life-altering messages in everything he learns and passionately share them with others.

Bob holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) from Rutgers Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Rutgers University, where he graduated summa cum laude with Highest Departmental Honors in both of his majors (philosophy and political science).

  • Work
    • Financial Coach
  • Education
    • Rutgers University–New Brunswick
    • Rutgers School of Law–Camden
    • Machon Yaakov