Rabbi Rami Shapiro
Rabbi Rami Shapiro, or Rabbi Rami, as he is affectionately known, is an award winning story teller, author, poet, professor and essayist as well as the Director of the Simply Jewish Foundation. He has authored several books, including, Minyan, Hasidic Tales, The Wisdom of Solomon, Open Secrets, The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness, The Divine Feminine, Recovery, The Sacred Art, and out in the fall The Angelic Way. He writes a column for Spirituality and Health Magazine, called “Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler,” and teaches InterSpiritual courses at the Spiritual Paths Institute. Rabbi Rami is considered one of the most creative voices in contemporary Jewish spirituality. But he is also working on a documentary film called “Holy Rascals,” which tells the story of his own journey into a deeper spirituality, which allows him to blend beliefs from several different world religions with those of his own Judaism.