Rabbi Seymour Rossel’s teaching career began at the age of three when, according to legend, his mother stood him on a table during a party and fed him lines to recite. He has been lecturing ever since. Seymour is the author of thirty-six books, including The Wise Folk of Chelm, Bible Dreams, The Torah: Portion-by-Portion, A Child’s Bible, and A Thousand and One Chickens. He has edited and published over 300 books, working with dozens of distinguished authors. He is presently CEO of Rossel Counseling and Consulting, Inc. He lectured for eight years at The Women’s Institute of Houston, during which time, for five years he was Rabbi at Congregation Jewish Community North of Spring. In earlier incarnations, he served the American Reform movement (URJ) in a number of national positions and served as Dean of the School of Education of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, NY.