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's an example of his original, elucidating poem,
In Defense of Liberty and Democracy, Freedom and Responsibility,
in light of the parasha of the week, Yitro: