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nonfiction, fly fishing, religion

Rabbi Eric Eisenkramer served as the spiritual leader of Temple Shearith Israel in Ridgefield and in July, 2013 became rabbi of Temple B'nai Shalom in East Brunswick, New Jersey. He is the creator of The Fly Fishing Rabbi: A Blog about Trout, God and Religion and a contributor to Trout Magazine. He discovered his love of fly fishing in his hometown of St. Louis and fishes the cold water streams of New Jersey and New York. Rabbi Eric received his undergraduate degree at Tufts University and was ordained from the Hebrew Union College in New York City.

Fly-Fishing--The Sacred Art: Casting a Fly as a Spiritual Practice, 2012