Rabbi Pamela Wax was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1994 and has served as a hospital chaplain, a congregational rabbi, as the assistant director of adult Jewish learning at the UAHC, and as the spiritual care coordinator at a social service agency in White Plains, NY where she ran a spiritual healing center for 19 years, offering pastoral counseling and spiritual journeying opportunities for writers, meditators, and seekers. She has been a devoted teacher and student of Mussar for over 20 years. She is now the author of Walking the Labyrinth (Main Street Rag, 2022) written in the aftermath of her brother's death by suicide. Her chapbook, Starter Mothers (Finishing Line Press) will be published in 2023. Pam's poems have received awards from Crosswinds Poetry Journal, Paterson Literary Review, Oberon Poetry Magazine and the Robinson Jeffers Tor House and have been published in many other journals. Her essays on Judaism, spirituality, and women’s issues have also been published broadly. Pam facilitates spiritual poetry writing workshops and walks labyrinths in the Northern Berkshires of Massachusetts.