Authors Posts by Dan Ornstein

Dan Ornstein

Dan Ornstein is the rabbi of Congregation Ohav Shalom, a writer, and a day school Judaic Studies teacher living with his family in Albany, NY. He is the author of Cain v Abel: A Jewish Courtroom Drama (Jewish Publication Society 2020.

Purim, Poverty, And Propriety—Three Talmudic Stories

Dan Ornstein explains how three Talmudic stories about mishloah manot and matanot le-evyonim on Purim can sensitize us to how to relate to the recipients of these gifts.