In early 2015 it was announced that we would serve as the next co-chairs of ALEPH: Alliance for […]
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Next-Gen Appointments Begin New Era for Jewish Renewal Movement
On January 11, 2015, I received rabbinic smicha (ordination) from ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal. Six years of […]
Welcoming nine new rabbis, one rabbinic pastor and two cantors into the lineage of ordained Jewish Renewal leaders
2014 was more than a year of transitions. It was the end of an era and the dawn of a new period for ALEPH.
“With gratitude for the many innovations and spiritual technologies that are Rabbi Zalman Schechter-Shalomi’s legacy for us all, I believe that ALEPH and Jewish Renewal – collaborating with partners across the breadth of spiritual life – can help shape the future of Jewish spiritual life around the world.”
According to her daughters, Judy was very clear about her epitaph. Hear the eulogies here.
We want to thank the entire Jewish Renewal community and our many friends and allies for the tremendous success of the Reb Zalman Tribute event in Boulder last month. The messages of gratitude, blessings and awe have been rolling in ever since the moment the event concluded.
“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.