Rabbi Shawn Zevit passionately promotes the importance of both tikkun hanefesh (healing of the soul) and tikkun olam (healing of the world). This file outlines a talk he gave to launch the 2007 Omer study period for the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation. The theme is environmental sustainability.
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.