Rabbi Andy Pepperstone

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Gender MALE
Industry Religion
Occupation Rabbi
Location Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Introduction Currently living in Louisville, KY, Andy has a beautiful family: Paula, his wife is a Cantor. Their first daughter, Hadar is 5, and their second daughter, Aviyah, is almost two years old. Andy works in a variety of settings as a Rabbi: Assitant Rabbi of Education for Keneseth Israel Congregation, director of DerbyUSY and Kadima (a Jewish youth group for middle school and high school kids), director of the Louisville branch of the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School (a Jewish adult education program), teacher in the Louisville Hebrew School, the founder of a new men's study group called Havraya, etc. The Pepperstones moved to Louisville in 2002 where Paula got a position at Keneseth Israel Congregation as their Cantor. Originally from Saint Louis, he has also lived in Chicago, Peoria, Los Angeles, Jerusalem and New York.
Interests Cooking, Judaism, Comedy, Film, Television, Education, Apple Computers, Music, Interfaith Dialogue, Reading, Technology.
Favorite Movies The Star Wars Trilogy, The Matrix Trilogy, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Fargo, Spiderman 2, Pixar films, The Dark Crystal, Say Anything and more...
Favorite Music They Might Be Giants, Broadway/Musical Theater, Holst, Rufus Wainright, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, World Music, Sting, Peter Gabriel.
Favorite Books Anything by Terry Pratchett, The Tanakh, anything well written.

Sponges and tongues are frequently misspelled. Is it because both are thirsty?

Why is it exactly that people are so gosh darn smart and stupid all at the same time?