Rabbi Richard Agler, DD, was ordained in 1978. He is the founding rabbi, now Rabbi Emeritus, of Congregation B’nai Israel in Boca Raton, Florida. He has taught accredited graduate courses in mysticism. His gift for bringing complex ideas to life makes him a speaker in demand. He has published articles and letters on political ethics, interfaith relations, and baseball. He currently serves as Co-Director of the Tali Fund and Resident Scholar of the Keys Jewish Community Center in Tavernier, Florida. The Tragedy Test is his widely acclaimed first book.