Author Archives: Meir Chris Bargeron

Meir Chris Bargeron is a rabbinical student at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem. He recently left his day job as a therapist, counselor, and consultant to follow his surprising dream of becoming a rabbi, and will be writing about his experiences during his year in Israel. Meir has written about mental and spiritual well being for TC Jewfolk since 2009. Meir is a member of Shir Tikvah, and lives with his partner Jon and their super-cute dog in St. Paul. More information about Meir is available at and @MeirBargeron on Twitter.

Shabbat: A Time for Life


Whether you consider yourself shomer Shabbat or “nowhere” Shabbat, setting aside a day every week for rest, refreshment and reflection is beneficial. It’s not just good for your spirit; it also supports good, healthy living.

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