... Richard is a father, a grandfather, and a teacher, and he is married to Alison, who taught first grade and is now retired. Besides his family, the loves of his life are many: mathematics, the Torah, Jewish and Buddhist spirituality, literature, bicycling, jazz, strong coffee, the music of Bach.


Sample Interview

Media Q & A concerning my experiences with pain, suffering, healing, meditation, and Blinding Pain, Simple Truth.

University Website

This website presents my work in mathematics, Judaic studies, and other areas as well as additional material on Jewish spirituality and Buddhist spirituality.

Literary Publications


Math Publications


Additional Links