Maggid Eli Andrew Ramer

Maggid Eli Andrew Ramer is the author of five books of contemporary midrashim – Texting with Angels, Torah Told Different, Fragments of the Brooklyn Talmud, Deathless, and Queering the Text. Ordained a maggid in 2012, he’s a member of Congregation Sha’ar Zahav in San Francisco, in whose siddur many of his prayers and blessings can be found. In his most recent book, Ever After, he extended the lives of 11 famous authors, who write more and live happily ever after with a partner of their own gender. The final story, about Franz Kafka not only changes his life – but also changes history. For more information on his work:

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