• Alex Friedman

    Alex Friedman (he/him) is a current JTS Rabbinical student, expecting to be ordained in Spring ’25 with an MA in Jewish Education from the Davidson School. A native of Austin, Texas, Alex has a love for Torah, liturgy, nusach, and niggunim. When he isn’t teaching himself a new niggun, Alex enjoys reading novels and collections of short stories, listening to podcasts, and cooking. Alex has worked as a rabbinic intern for three shuls, taught with Nativ and Brandeis Hillel, served as a student chaplain at The New Jewish Home, and created curricula on magic, midrash, and Queer Torah for Camp Ramah.

The Rabbis' Boogeyman: Learning About Forgiveness

The Rabbis’ Boogeyman: Learning About Forgiveness

What can we learn about forgiveness from the Rabbis' boogeyman? Esau is that boogeyman but we can learn from his relationship with Jacob.