Rabbis Erin Hirsh, RRC '00, and Shawn Zevit, RRC '98, engage in a dialogue about one of the most powerful and widely celebrated times of the Jewish year cycle. How did the Jewish New Year evolve? What are the key practices that express the central ideas of this High Holy Day? What are the Reconstructionist approaches? This is an episode of the radio program Heart, Mind and Spirit.
Dr. Joel Hecker discusses Jewish Mysticism. What are the key texts and traditions of Jewish mystical tradition? What are current trends towards a popularization of Kabbalah about and what is the role of Jewish mysticism in Reconstructionism? An episode of Heart, Mind and Spirit.
Rabbi Vivian Schirn discusses the origins, development and practices of the fall Festival of Booths, with attention to home and synagogue celebration. This program is an episode of the radio program Heart, Mind and Spirit.
Rabbis Shai Gluskin and Linda Potemken explore the history and meaning of the Jewish spring festival, the counting of the Omer, and the time of "receiving of the Torah." This is an episode of the radio program Heart, Mind and Spirit.
Rabbi Brian Walt, RRC '84, explores tikkun olam through Reconstructionist philosophy and communal values. This is an episode of the audio program Heart, Mind and Spirit.
Rabbi Jeffrey Schein explores the principles and meaningful experiences that make for a rich Jewish family life and how Reconstructionist approaches can help create a positive Jewish learning environment at home. An episode of Heart, Mind and Spirit.
Part two of a two-part conversation with Rabbi Mordechai Liebling about the development, philosophy, theology and practices that have emerged from Reconstructionist Judaism. An episode of Heart, Mind and Spirit.