Tu B'shvat: Celebrating Teachers: Roots, Branches, Seeds, and Fruits A Teaching for Tu B’shvat 5779 Zelig Golden Tu B’shvat coincides with parsha Be’shallah, the Torah portion that describes the parting of the Red Sea. In an amazing midrash (Exodus Rabbah 21:10) we are offered the
Heart of Fire: Dvar Smicha at ALEPH:Alliance for Jewish Renewal rabbinic ordination 20 Tevet 5778 | January 7, 2018 Full text below. The book of Exodus, Shmot, which we just began reading, literally means "Names," reminding us that rooting in lineage is
Parsha Noach: Feeding the Sacred 1 Cheshvan 5778 | October 20, 2017 Today we breathe a little easier because thank God the rains have finally arrived and the Santa Rosa fires just north are all but contained. But the fires have left many of us
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) we are first given the agricultural law of Shmita, a
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 the trees, this weekend! Tu B’Shvat orients us to the
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.
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
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.
by Maggid Zelig Golden 21 Nisan 5776 | April 29, 2016 Below, listen to Maggid Zelig Golden's entire drash (teaching) from Passover in the Desert, recorded April 29, 2016 in the Panamint Valley, CA.