Earth-based Judaism

Earth-based Judaism

Fulfilling Jacob’s Dream: Become a Standing Rock

by Maggid Zelig Golden 9 Kislev 5777 | December 9, 2016 Below, listen to Maggid Zelig Golden's entire drash (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded December 9, 2016 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Jewish Burning Man: Sukkot’s Collective Water Prayer

By Maggid Zelig Golden 11 Tishrei 5777 | October 13, 2016 Happy New Year! I hope that the last 10 days from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur were sweet and meaningful. The rabbis teach us that these are the days of teshuva, days of relational

On the Mountain: Cultivating our Collective Consciousness

by Maggid Zelig Golden 4th of Sivan 5776 | June 10, 2016 Below, listen to Maggid Zelig Golden's entire drash (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded June 10, 2016 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Tazria: Healing in the Wilderness

by Maggid Zelig Golden 29 Adar II 5776 | April 8, 2016 Below, listen to Maggid Zelig Golden's entire drash (teaching) on his recent experience in Israel and how time spent in the wilderness can mend internal wounds, recorded April 8, 2016, at the Kabbalat

Hakhel: Sukkot Tribe Gathering for Next Seven Years

by Maggid Zelig Golden 25 Elul 5775 | September 8, 2015 In just five days shofars will sound 100 times all around the world, calling in the New Year with that primal sound that wakes us up to this pivotal moment in the Hebrew calendar.

Shmita: Shabbat for the Land

Shmita: Shabbat for the Land by Maggid Zelig Golden 22 Elul 5775 | September 17, 2014 Greetings from Jerusalem! I have been here nearly two months and after an intense summer, I am grateful for the calm that has returned and the ability

Countering the Effects of Nature Deficit Disorder

Countering the Effects of Nature Deficit Disorder by Sarai Shapiro 11 Tamuz 5774 | July 9, 2014 When’s the last time you… played hide and seek in the woods listened to the call of the birds followed a deer trail to its

Carrying Reb Zalman’s ztz”l Legacy Forward

Carrying Reb Zalman’s ztz”l Legacy Forward Heart Open, Earth Connected by Maggid Zelig Golden 6 Tamuz 5774 | July 4, 2014 I join my teachers, friends, and colleagues from across the Jewish world to share the news of the passing of Rabbi

Raising Wise Humans

Raising Wise Humans Learning from the Garden of Eden by Sarai Shapiro, Wilderness Torah Youth Programs Director 5 Adar I 5774 | February 5, 2014 How have you truly learned, grown, and gained wisdom in your life? It is often in taking