About the Author

Gavriel Horan, as told over to him

Gavriel Horan is a freelance journalist, copy writer, and rabbi who lives in Israel with his wife and children. Gavriel is a regular writer for the Hamodia Magazine and writes extensively for other Jewish publications. His favorite pastime is inspiring young Jews to explore their Judaism by running beginner Shabbat experiences for Birthright students and teaching in a post-high school yeshiva.

Planting a Tree of Life

Cremating my mother was the worst decision I ever made. How could I make it up to her?

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