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Final Call for Submissions for Jewish Feminist Songbook

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

Last call, July 1, 2017 submissions deadline for Adding Our Voices: The Torah of Jewish Women in Song. Over eighty individual composers have sent pieces in to date!  Click here for submissions criteria and author rights. Exciting! Please share with those who you imagine might not yet have been informed, we aim for fullness of inclusion and excellence of material. The editorial team is: Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael, Dr. Sarah Ross, and Rabbi Dr.

Call for Submissions: Adding Our Voices: The Torah of Jewish Women in Song

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

SUBMISSIONS CRITERIA

Downloadable 15 page Haggadah, Joyful, Spirituality Friendly 1 Hour Seder

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

Passover is a holy opera of spirit for which we prepare by cleaning and resetting the stage of our lives. different dishes, special foods, and a whole program called the seder (order) found in a book that is updated throughout the generations-- the Haggadah. This is lest we forget the gift inherent in creation's possibilities--and that gift is freedom!

When is Purim 2017? Dates and Thoughts on Preparation and Celebration

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

Purim begins after sundown on Saturday, March 11th this year and finishes the evening of Sunday, March 12th. How did Esther whip the King and evil vizier Haman into shape? By using everything she had to make a difference. I'm imagining us pouring costumed out of our Purim events with signs that unite people around shared Jewish values like healthcare, education, honesty, care for the poor and refugees, welcoming immigrants for we remember where we came from, care for the environment, support for culture and the arts. Who would you be?

Considering the Joy and Tikkun Olam of Tu BiShevat

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

Final Call for Submissions for Wisdom/Stories of Reb Zalman

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

We are in the final stages of compiling vignettes about Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, please send your submissions to Rabbi Shohama Wiener rebshohama@gmail.com . Here is a link to example stories and author rights. This is a joint project of Reclaiming Judaism and ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal. Image  : Reb Zalman teaching for the Aquarian Minyan long ago

What Mavis Staples Belted Out: We Can Learn From

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

Experiencing the Jewish Renaissance in Europe

Posted by Rabbi Goldie Milgram |

Presently traveling and teaching in Spain, Germany and Holland with such awe for the transformations in Jewish life. New communities abound in the progressive world, with such well-trained rabbis and cantors and SPIRIT! Sunday night, with awe and love, I'm priviledge to teach in Zeist on the Anan HaKavod--the Cloud of Glory, which Torah and our sages connect in such wonderful ways to Sukkot. Chag sameach to all! R'Goldie [Photo is of Spiritual Leader of Atid Community Moriah Ferus and her daughter during our Tashlich on the beach in Barcelona. (c) 2016 Goldie Milgram]