Latest News

Chicago at night

Makom Shalom in Chicago Seeks Spritual Leader

Seeking a spiritual leader, working with us part-time, to inspire and creatively lead our community into a new chapter.

Continue Reading
Remembering Reb Zalman cover

Remembering Reb Zalman Tribute Journal

The digital publishing of the Tribute journal is lovingly sponsored by Zisha and Zahava Gold.

Continue Reading

Stepping Down as ALEPH’s Executive Director in January

“Passing the Torch”
I will be leaving the post of Executive Director early next year. I am going to move on to other professional interests, and simply take my place as an ALEPH rabbinic student at the feet of our wonderful wellspring of teachers.
I am looking forward to helping the ALEPH Board in the search for the next Executive Director, and I will support the transition with enthusiasm.

Continue Reading

“The Emerging Cosmology” – Transcript of Reb Zalman at HH the Dalai Lama’s Roundtable

Aired publicly for the first time at the Remembering Reb Zalman event Sunday, August 17, 2014, this address is an excerpt from an unpublished manuscript, “The Emerging Cosmology”

Continue Reading

A Heart as Big as the World, Remembered – by Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

Sunday morning, 10am, the Boulder Theater. As the crowd gathers in this beautiful art deco building, Reb Zalman’s voice is pouring out of the speakers, singing songs and niggunim, while a slide show of his life is cascading across the big screen. Reb Tirzah (Firestone) opens the event with words of welcome, and her presence […]

Continue Reading
Dymaxion map

A “Simple” D’var Torah by Rabbi Julie Danan

On the occasion of the “Remembering Reb Zalman” Shabbaton, Broomfield, Colorado Parashat Ekev, 20 Menachem-Av August 16, 2014, Shabbat breakfast Torah by Rabbi Dr. Julie Hilton Danan The Ohalah conference was held in this space on Erev Tu Bishvat of this year. As Reb Zalman gave his customary closing remarks, there was a poignant moment […]

Continue Reading

The Other Cries of War – David Markus at Rabbis Without Borders

About me: I’m a judicial officer. I’ve served on presidential and gubernatorial campaigns, and as counsel to my state Senate. I earned one academic degree in international relations, a second in public law and a third in public policy, and I’ve taught graduate law and policy courses. Even so, in my current role, judicial ethics bar me from publicly discussing […]

Continue Reading
Remembering Reb Zalman cover

Remembering Reb Zalman Update

LiveStreaming and Friday-only options now available

Continue Reading

Seeking and Soaring: Jewish Approaches to Spiritual Guidance and Development, 2nd Edition

Seeking and Soaring: Jewish Approaches to Spiritual Guidance and Development, 2nd Edition, was released just in time to be presented to our beloved Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi ztz”l in April at the annual conference of Spiritual Directors International. Rabbi Shohama Wiener, Rosh Hashpa’ah of the ALEPH Ordination Program, spoke to him through the medium of technology, and he and […]

Continue Reading
Amazonian parrot

Amazon Pilgrimage with Rabbi Shefa Gold

Travel to Brazil with Reb Shefa.

Continue Reading

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,607 other followers