When you picture a hardcore, multiple Ironman-finishing triathlete, does a rabbi come to mind? Rabbi Leib Bolel has finished the full Ironman, a 140.6-mile triathlon consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, an 112-mile bike ride and a full marathon of 26.2 miles (in under 17 hours!!) five times. When he’s not training or participating, he runs […]
The first Purim that I tried to fully observe took place in a most exotic location – a Native American reservation in South Dakota. It was very hard to properly keep the holiday, but then this happened.