Dr. Jennie Goldstein
Raising a Special Needs Child
Dr Goldstein earned her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, and is a U.S. board certified adult and child and adolescent psychiatrist. Her husband Daniel was the rabbi at the Kingsway Jewish Center in Brooklyn for eleven years, and in her capacity as Rebbetzin, she taught Torah classes and studied with the kallot of the community. Prior to her aliyah, she served as director of the Child and Adolescent Day Hospital at Zucker Hillside Hospital in New York.
Dr Goldtstein maintains a private practice in Neve Daniel, Gush Etzion, where she and her husband are raising four children. She has lectured at Tel Aviv University’s Sachler Medical School, for organizations including Tzohar, Kav L’noar, Shalva, and Torah in Motion, and at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists. Dr Goldstein also supervises other therapists and provides in-service training to school faculties. She is a member of a team of professionals working to increase education and awareness about sexual abuse within communities in Israel, and is a consultant at the Trauma Treatment Center of Sderot, working with families affected by terrorism and war on the Gaza border.