On a recent trip to Israel I was faced with a dilemma: Am I, as a rabbi and an educator, supposed to be a spokesperson for Israel, or someone who engages with tough questions on the Jewish state?1 comments
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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