JudaicJourney.com is the blog of Rabbi Doug Heifetz. He’s an entrepreneur, interfaith activist, father, husband and powerlifter. He serves as the Rabbi of Oseh Shalom, a Reconstructionist Jewish congregation in Laurel, Maryland, serving members from Columbia, Silver Spring, Olney, Ellicott City, Clarksville, College Park, Annapolis and beyond. Since 2006, he has collaborated with a congregational team of dedicated lay leaders and professionals to offer a rich, accessible range of options for Jewish study, spiritual life, and social action. He is currently the President of the Washington Board of Rabbis (WBR), the interdenominational body of rabbis for the Washington, DC area. He is a silversmith, jeweler and metal artist working with recycled materials through his studio project, Lost & Forged. He is the co-founder of Mosaicverse, a forthcoming web and mobile service for the sharing and discussion of the sacred writings of the world’s faith tradition. He also develops mobile and online games for exploring Jewish wisdom and communal life. Together with his congregation, he recently launched Shofar Run by Oseh Shalom, the first ever Jewish ritual action game for iOS and Android mobile devices, continuously downloaded and played by users all over the world. In the past, he served as a founding steering committee member for Interfaith Worker Justice of Maryland. He worked as a full-time union organizer during an earlier life stage.