Why did it take the video of the Baltimore Ravens star going public to have him indefinitely suspended? The Torah teaches us that God is always watching, and knowing this should encourage us to be to ourselves like a parent to a child: caring deeply about our actions and their consequences - whether others see them or not.
Rabbi Micah Peltz
Rabbi Micah Peltz enjoys being a rabbi at Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill, N.J. He holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, and also studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He was ordained in May 2007 at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York City, where he also received a Masters in Jewish Education from the William Davidson School of Education. Rabbi Peltz is on the board of Camp Ramah in the Poconos and Mercaz USA, and is a member of the New Jersey State Commission on Holocaust Education.
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Peltz is a contributing blogger for Haaretz Jewish World.
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