Yankie Schwartz learned in the Chofetz Chaim Yeshivah system and is a talmid of Rabbi Shaya Cohen. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Brooklyn College and a Juris Doctor from Cardozo School of Law. He is currently employed as a risk management consultant.
Yankie resides with his wife and children in Cedarhurst, NY. He enjoys spending time with his family, and in his spare time he enjoys reading and writing. He is the author of two acclaimed books on Jewish thought, Ponderables and Contemplations.