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Ariel Burger

Ariel Burger is the author of Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel's Classroom (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018), which won a National Jewish Book Award. He is also an artist and teacher whose work integrates spirituality, the arts, and strategies for social change. An Orthodox rabbi and PhD in Jewish Thought and Conflict Studies, Ariel develops cutting-edge arts and educational programming for adults, facilitates workshops for educators, consults to non-profits, and serves as scholar/artist-in-residence for institutions around the US. When Ariel's not learning or teaching, he is creating music, art, and poetry. He lives outside of Boston, with his family.