The mystics teach that during Tammuz we “rectify our eyesight,” and practice seeing what is there rather than what our fears, expectations or habits conjure.Read More
How to let yourself be inspired by the qualities of the current Hebrew month of SivanRead More
The Torah relates that “face within face the One spoke to us upon the mountain in the midst of the fire.”Read More
We’ve been bound by a hardened heart
And our inability to see ourselves in each other.
We have been puffed up by ego and pride.
Enslaved by how things have always been.
And now it is time to go.Read More
We are here to offer ourselves
For the benefit of each other.
Keep the fires burning.
With all that is happening in our country and our world, it is easy for us to get into the habit of hardening our own hearts, making it more difficult to respond to each other with patience, love and understanding.Read More
The fire is lit.
The altar is set.
And it is not easy to let go of habits,
Thoughts, stories and patterns,
Even when they no longer serve.
As the book of Exodus draws to a close, the work of the Miskhan, the sacred dwelling, is complete.Read More
Who knows? Perhaps it was for this very moment we were brought into the world.Read More
I place upon my heart the intention to seek the ner tamid, the always light hidden deep within the brokenness.Read More
Make for me a place that I may dwell within you
Make for me a place that I may dwell among you.Read More
Tonight (February 14), we welcome the month of Adar, the month that brings Purim, the holiday of transformation and possibility.Read More
I am wherever you notice me.
See me and live.
Standing at the foot of a mountain filled with flame,
We listened to the One reverberate in our hearts.
And the people did journey.
They journeyed across the sea.
But first they journeyed into themselves.
We step into the dark to arrive to a new day.
May we take each other’s hands
And let the bonds of relationship and commitment
Guide our way.
The road is long, wide and narrow,
The signs sometimes treacherous and frightening.
But I am here,
And will be forever.
In this video, Rabbi Yael Levy, founder of A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Organization, speaks about "What is Jewish Mindfulness?"Read More
May it be a year of mending and healing, a year of strength and courage, a year of devotion and love. Let us rise together for the well-being of each other, our country and the planet.Read More