Teachings

Teachings

Wilderness Torah provides thought leadership at the cutting-edge of the movement to remember and reconnect to Judaism’s ancient earth-based roots.

Below are thought pieces about the earth-based Judaism movement, commentary on the weekly Torah portion and Jewish holidays, and teachings about the innovative work of Wilderness Torah to reconnect Jewish culture to its indigenous roots.


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Love and Rebuke, Shmita and Our New Story

Love and Rebuke, Shmita and Our New Story — Parhot Be-Har and Be-Hokkati 22 Iyyar 5777 | May 18, 2017  By Maggid Zelig Golden In this week’s parsha Be-Har (on the mountain) and Be-Hukkotai (by my decrees)

Healing Patriarchy in the New Paradigm

By Sophia Weiss, Joti Shephi, and Zelig Golden 18 Nisan 5777 | April 14, 2017 Join in the conversation about healing patriarchy in this time of great transition by listening to this powerful community address

The Sacred Fire of Pesach

by Maggid Zelig Golden 11 Nisan 5777 | April 7, 2017 Below, listen to Maggid Zelig Golden's entire drash (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded April 9, 2017 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Celebrating Our Tallest Teachers

Celebrating Our Tallest Teachers: New Buds, Running of the Sap, Songs of Freedom A Teaching for Tu B’Shvat | 13 Sh'vat 5777 | Feburary 9, 2017  By Maggid Zelig Golden We celebrate Tu B’Shvat, the birthday of

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

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