Growing up under the spell of one of the world's most coveted surf spots. Norm "Shifty" Shifren risks missing his own bar mitzvah to take his first shaky ride at the mecca of surfdom -- Malibu Beach. An assimilated Jew who barely acknowledges his spiritual roots, Shifren pursues his dream of becoming a big-wave surfer, lifeguard and triathlete. Shifren's circuitous journey evolves into a spiritual quest that takes him from the pristine waves of Hawaii and Mexico, to an intermarriage in Germany and soldier duty in Israel, ...

Surfing Rabbi: A Kabbalistic Quest for Soul 2001, Heaven Ink Publishing, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780970073709

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