Michael A. Ross, a post-denominational, American Jew,
and author of the newly published, The Ten Commandments
Guidebook elucidates both spiritual,
practical, and fun ways to self-struggle with our Ten Commandments.
uses his creative poetry, prose, and lyrics to construct modern
midrashim and piyyutim, prosaic and poetic commentaries. Rabbi Ellen Pildis, a post-denominational rabbi, offers
praise of his text on the book's back cover. In re-Visiting The Ten Commandments
, Mr. Ross finds meaningful and unusual ways to sing about, to wax poetic, to constructively criticize, and to praise in light of our Commandments.
Mr. Ross also is author of BostonWalks' The Jewish Friendship Trail Guidebook -
6 Self-guided Jewish History Walk Tours of Downtown Boston. His writings are drawn from a lifetime of Jewish American experiences.
Here is an example of his poem, Liberty and Democracy, Freedom and Responsibility, which considers the ethical responsibilities of all ethnic groups and individuals in a democracy in the following verses: