About the Author


Rabbi Hillel Goldberg

Rabbi Hillel Goldberg is editor and publisher of the Intermountain Jewish News (IJN) and his column in the IJN is the longest-running weekly column in Jewish journalism. He has won more Rockower Awards for excellence in Jewish journalism than any other person.

His doctoral thesis on Rabbi Salanter, Israel Salanter: Text, Structure, Idea was awarded the Academic Book of the Year by Choice. Other pioneering works of his on the Musar movement, such as The Fire Within, are recognized as classics. More recently, he has published The Unexpected Road, best described as stories of triumph by ordinary people in the face of unexpected circumstances.


Dreams Never Dreamed: Shalva's Beacon of Hope

A story of courageous and pioneering parents, and the institution they created that is an overwhelming force of good.

Jewish Leadership During Cholera Epidemic, 1848

Life was at stake. A young Rabbi Yisrael Salanter was moved to take forceful action.

7-4-0-1: Tuvia Ariel's Incredible True Story

Why did these 4 digits keep reappearing in his life?

7-4-0-1

Tuvia Ariel’s amazing true story about a number from the Holocaust.

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