Teachings

Teachings

Parshat Shmini: Aaron’s silence, a lesson to be heard

Parshat Shmini: Aaron’s silence, a lesson to be heard Adar II 22, 5779 | March 29, 2019 Listen to Zelig Golden's Dvar Torah (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded March 29, 2019 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Tu B’shvat 5779 – Celebrating Our Tallest Teachers: New Buds, Running of the Sap, Songs of Freedom

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

Parsha Netzavim: Preparing for Renewal

Parsha Netzavim: Preparing for Renewal 27 Elul 5778 | September 7, 2018 Listen to Zelig Golden's Dvar Torah (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded September 7, 2018 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Parsha Naso: Uprighting the Capsized Ship

Parsha Naso: Uprighting the Capsized Ship 11 Sivan 5778 | March 25, 2018 Listen to Zelig Golden's Dvar Torah (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded May 25, 2018 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Eternal Fire, Burning the Chametz, Preparing for Liberation

Eternal Fire, Burning the Chametz, Preparing for Liberation 7 Nisan 5778 | March 23, 2018 Listen to Zelig Golden's Dvar Torah (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded March 23, 2018 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Opening Our Hearts to Freedom

Opening Our Hearts to Freedom 25 Tevet 5778 | January 12, 2018 Listen to Zelig Golden's Dvar Torah (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded January 12, 2018 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Heart of Fire

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

Finding Our Light in Dark Times

Finding Our Light in Dark Times 20 Kislev 5778 | December 8, 2017 Listen to Zelig Golden's Dvar Torah (teaching) from Kabbalat Shabbat, recorded December 8, 2017 at Urban Adamah, Berkeley, California.

Parsha Noach: Feeding the Sacred

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