Jewish Insights: Aligning Wisdom with Time
Embark on a journey of alignment with the Jewish calendar year through our email subscription series. On each holiday, you will receive an email that uncovers the timeless teachings of Jewish tradition alongside profound insights and practical guidance for reflection.
Selichot: Prayers of Forgiveness
Selichot is a set of liturgical prayers sung during the month of Elul to awaken the heart to return to the Divine. In this course, you will learn about the Sephardic Selichot practice through looking at the text of these potent songs and analyzing their meanings. You will also receive various tunes and melodies for the songs to practice singing at your own pace.
Foundations of Jewish Prayer
What is prayer and what does Jewish tradition offer us in understanding prayer? In this 3 part course we looked at the wisdom of prayer through a Jewish lens. This course covers the structure of prayer in Judaism and discusses its modern relevance for us today. We also looked at certain prayers and interrupted their meanings.
High Holiday Liturgy
Curious about the meanings of the prayers in the High Holiday service? Come join this 3 part course to learn the texts of prayer for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. In this course we will look at the structure of the High Holiday liturgy as well as analyze the meaning of these texts. This course will help you spiritually prepare for the portal of awakening that is High Holidays.
Divine Aspects of God: A 7 Week Journey through the Kabbalistic Sefirot
In this 7-part online course on the Divine Aspects of God, we look at the 7 Kabbalistic Sefirot that make up the lower part of the Tree of Life. Each session includes a meditation, a teaching from Jewish tradition about the particular Divine Aspect, and relational activity to contemplate how this particular aspect lives in us. The series was recorded as a ritual to mark the Counting of the Omer.
Fundamentals of Kabbalah
In this 3-part online course on the Fundamentals of Kabbalah, we will cover the essential mystical truths according to Kabbalah including the creation of the world, the understanding of suffering and why it exists, and the power we have as humans for healing and liberation.
Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
This 3-part course is an introduction to mystical traditions from Sefer Yetzirah (the Book of Creation), prophetic experiences, Throne mysticism, meditation, and Kabbalah. We explore how breath, sound, scripture, prayer and body practices are used in Judaism to connect with the Divine. This class took place in December 2021 and by purchasing this you will receive the recordings of this series.
This series looks at Baqashot, a Sephardic tradition of song in the winter months that originated as a Kabbalastic practice and was preserved through mostly Syrian and Moroccan communities. We will learn different Piyutim, devotional songs, interpret their meaning and share different melodies for them.
In this course, we look at how the Hebrew calendar is shaped and constructed, including the flow of the holidays. We explore how the construction of Jewish time is about intentional processes to help us understand who we are more deeply and how essential the relationship to time is in Judaism.
On Shabbat: Rest, Pleasure & Joy
In this 3-part course, we explore the three core qualities of Shabbat: rest, pleasure, and joy. We uncover why Shabbat is a relevant and necessary spiritual technology for this era of human existence and build capacity to bring this sacred practice into our lives.
Dreams In Judaism
In this 4-part course, we explore the importance of dreams in our lives and how they offer us prophetic vision and healing experiences. Through text analysis and discussion, we study the dreams of Jacob, Joseph, Pharaoh's butler and baker, and Pharaoh that are read from the Torah in the Hebrew month of Kislev.
Introduction to Kabbalah
In this introductory class to Kabbalah we learn about this sacred tradition of Jewish mysticism and its different strands. At its heart, Kabbalah teaches the relationship between the Ein Sof (The Infinite One) and the creation of the world. We will explore various teachings of this divine relationship between Spirit and Matter.
Introduction to Antisemitism
This class provides an overview of Antisemitism and how it functions in our world. In this session we will learn the dynamics in oppression of Jews historically and currently. Understanding Antisemitism is essential to the wider racial justice movement. Open to people of all identities.
On Mizrahi Identity
This class explores Mizrahi identity. Mizrahi is a sociological term developed through the creation of the State of Israel to group Jewish people from the SWANA region (South West Asia + North Africa). This class will share the history and cultural dimensions of this identity. It will be taught from a political and global racial justice lens to address the colonial framework that continuously erases this identity for its own interests.
Ashkenormativity is a Eurocentric framework that assumes all Jews are Ashkenazi. This class teaches how this f ramework is linked to white supremacy and colonialism and must be abolished for a more liberatory future. We discuss how the system of Ashkenormativity shows up in both Jewish and non-Jewish communities and some best practices to recognize and intervene in this system of oppression.
A 22 daylong self-journey into the wisdom of the Hebrew Alphabet. For each letter you will receive a pdf with teachings that include spiritual knowledge of the letter form, visualization and contemplation practices and writing exercises to realize the meaning. It is recommended to meditate on a letter a day for a period of 22 days.
Prostrations: The Handbook
Prostrations is a deep dive into the practice of prostration in the Jewish tradition through a feminist lens. The first of its kind, Prostrations is a guide that roots personal reflections in the spiritual wisdom of Jewish scripture. This work uniquely merges scholarship and the artistic practice of poetics.
Feast of Fruits Ritual Guide
Feast of Fruits is a Ritual Guide for the holiday of Tu BiShvat- the Jewish Birthday of the trees. This guide includes 32 pages of content including: teachings on the wisdom of the holiday of Tu BiShvat, Kabbalistic Practices and traditions for this holiday, and how to host your own Feast of Fruits.