�Rabbi Glazer has written a wise and compassionate book about self transformation through the active cultivation of gratefulness � He is a master weaver of psychological insight and spiritual wisdom." Dr. David G. Aftergood, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Albert Einstein Medical College. �Throughout a month-long retreat, reading your book slowly and carefully kept my mind in a buoyant mood; it is sincerely uplifting!� Sylvia Boorstein, meditation teacher, psychotherapist, storyteller and author of many books including �Happiness Is An Inside Job.� "Social work students and practitioners who read this book can learn a new appreciation of the meaning of gratitude ... Rabbi Glazer enhances Saleeby's 'strengths perspective' by emphasizing the many ways in which gratefulness feeds the spirit and the hearts of both the social worker and the client." Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, Professor and Associate Dean, Wurzweiler School of Social Work Yeshiva University. " �Thank you Henry for this amazing work. Henry Glazer leads us gently to rest in the fields of gratefulness, restoring our souls' love of life and living. Read this book and then live this book.� Rabbi David Ingber, founder and director of Kehilat Romemu, a spiritual renewal synagogue in New York City.
Rabbi Henry Glazer is also a clinical social worker, counselor and teacher. A native of Montreal, Canada, he received a BA and BRE from Yeshiva University, an MSW from Wurzweiler School of Social Work, ordination as rabbi and a DHL in Jewish Philosophy from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Currently, he is adjunct professor at the Wurzweiler and Touro Schools of Social Work, and at the Academy of Jewish Religion. Author of several articles on gratefulness in �Conservative Judaism� and the �United Synagogue Review,� he maintains a website titled-�thegratefulrabbi.com.� Married to Rose Lederman, a clinical social worker, grateful father of Jessica Sarah, also a social worker, and Jeremiah Brian, MA in Philosophy and currently a film editor. Rabbi Glazer and Rose live in Fort Lee, N.J