CyberTorah is a weekly commentary by Rabbi David Booth, spiritual leader of Congregation Kol Emeth in Palo Alto, California.
Rabbi Booth was educated at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles and then the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. He grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and is thrilled to have returned home to such a vibrant and dynamic Jewish community. In addition to his responsibilities at Kol Emeth, Rabbi Booth is a member of the Committee of Jewish Law and Standards of the Conservative Movement. He has published several articles and op-ed pieces in local and national publications, has been a keynote speaker for the International Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs in Toronto and been scholar-in-residence in Thousand Oaks, CA as well as other speaking and teaching engagements. He is blessed with three children: Joshua, Naomi, and Maytal, along with his wonderful wife, Carol.