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November 5, 2014 - 9:24pm - March 15, 2015 - 9:24pm

We heard you cry out to us in the wilderness: "We need more time!" Accordingly the new written submissions due date for the juried volume "The Wisdom of Reb Zaman" Schachter-Shalomi is March 15. True quotes, vignettes, stories, ritual...

New Articles

by Amichai Lau Lavie

The dress, blue and billowing, appeared out of nowhere and vanished right back. Maybe it never really existed? The facts don’t matter much. This is a different kind of knowing. The dress, a perfect fit, taught me the most unusual and subtle of Jewish commandments: Know yourself by...

I've never been one to hold birthday parties for myself, but turning sixty felt like the time had finally arrived. I needed a way to transition my soul's balking sense of terror. Where did all of the equanimity from my meditation and other spiritual...

New Releases

Goldie Milgram and Ellen Frankel, (Eds) with Arthur Kurzweil, Batya Podos, Peninnah Schram, Danny Siegel, Mindy Shapiro and Shoshana Silberman
Reclaiming Judaism Press

Looking for stories that excite the imagination, open the heart, and support good values? This juried volume, the second in the award-winning Mitzvah-Centered Life Initiative, offers vibrant new Jewish folklore,...

Rabbis Goldie Milgram and Shohama Wiener, Eds.
Reclaiming Judaism Press

Seeking and Soaring provides the opportunity to meet and learn from thirty-one Jewish spiritual guides, teachers and scholars...

New Blog Posts

Purim is a "rite of reversal". Everything in the megillah turns out backwards to how it was during the time of the Persian Empire. Such a story, when paired with ritual as in Purim, serves as a powerful, safe way of venting our frustrations and moving toward our highest hopes. While on...

    The Jewish festival of the trees, our “earth day” — Tu B’Shvat, begins tonight. "An Original Environmental Tu B'Shvat Ritual" is an article we wrote that just went...