Rabbi Andrea Myers is the author of "The Choosing: A Rabbi's Journey from Silent Nights to High Holy Days" (Rutgers University Press, April 2011). After receiving her BA in neuroscience from Brandeis University, she studied for two years in Jerusalem. She was ordained at the Academy for Jewish Religion (AJR), an interdenominational seminary in New York City. She is a member of the New York Board of Rabbis, and has led congregations from the Rocky Mountains to the Borscht Belt.