past classes & workshops » Jewish Theology & Mysticism

“is” at Torah of Awakening | Berkeley, CA

July 27, 2018 at JCC of the East Bay

The Holy Heresy of Jacob Frank | Kallah 2018

July 02, 2018 at UMass Amherst

Pride Shabbat | Bedford, NY

June 08, 2018 at Temple Shaarei Tefila

Theology, Gender, and Justice | Judea Reform Congregation, Durham, NC

November 17, 2017 at Judea Reform Congregation

Shavuot Retreat with Elat Chayyim

June 10, 2016 at Isabella Freedman Retreat Center

Limmud Toronto

March 06, 2016 at Limmud Toronto

Scholar in Residence | Stamford, CT

January 29, 2016 at Temple Sinai

The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Rabbinic Training Institute (RTI) | Baltimore

January 10, 2016 at Pearlstone Center

The Elat Chayyim Meditation Retreat

December 20, 2015 at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center

Scholar in Residence | KAM Isaiah Israel

October 23, 2015 at KAM Isaiah Israel

Shabbat with Milk & Honey

September 04, 2015 at Milk & Honey @ Burning Man

V’asu Li Mikdash: Building Communities of Practice

July 19, 2015 at Pearlstone Retreat & Conference Center

Holy Heresy | NYC

April 23, 2015 at Romemu

After Equality: Queering Jewish Theology | Dobbs Ferry, NY

April 20, 2015 at Greenburgh Hebrew Center

The Significance of Sexual Diversity | Limmud FSU

March 27, 2015 at Sheraton Parsippany Hotel

Embodied Judaism: Ten Steps toward a Mindful, Body-ful Jewish Wellness Practice | Peninsula JCC

January 13, 2015 at Peninsula Jewish Community Center Board Room

Scholar in Residence | Lexington, MA

January 09, 2015 at Temple Emunah

What is the Meaning of Frankist Sexual Antinomianism? | AJS Baltimore

December 14, 2014 at Association for Jewish Studies

Evolving Dharma: How the “Meditation Revolution” is Changing Judaism | South Orange, NJ

December 12, 2014 at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel

The Sacred Encounter: Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality | NYC

December 09, 2014 at Congregation Rodeph Shalom

The Next Generation of Jewish Spirituality | Temple Israel, Boston

November 21, 2014 at Temple Israel

Jacob Frank: A Revisionist View | Columbia University

November 05, 2014 at Columbia University

Evolving Dharma and iSpirituality | San Diego

August 24, 2014 at San Diego Center for Jewish Culture

Shavuot Retreat with Reb Zalman & Friends

June 03, 2014 at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center

Taking the Jew out of “Bu”: Is Meditation Jewish? A Panel Discussion with Metivta

April 28, 2014 at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills

Scholar in Residence | Berkeley

April 25, 2014 at Congregation Netivot Shalom

The Future of Jewish Spirituality | Hebrew College

January 30, 2014 at Hebrew College

Was Frankism the link between Kabbalah and Enlightenment?

December 17, 2013 at Association for Jewish Studies Conference @ Sheraton Boston

Queer Shabbaton New York

October 25, 2013 at JCC in Manhattan

J Street Conference 2013: Our Time to Lead

September 28, 2013 at Walter E. Washington Convention Center

My House Shall Be A House For All People: Welcoming the LGBT community into our Houses of Worship | Tampa

May 02, 2013 at Congregation Kol Ami

The Irony of Chanukah: Particularism and Pluralism in Jewish Life

December 12, 2012 at Makom Hadash

What We Talk About When We Talk About Israel | Baltimore

November 13, 2012 at JFNA General Assembly

God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality | Rochester

November 08, 2012 at Rochester JCC

Nehirim Queer Shabbaton DC

October 26, 2012 at Washington DC JCC

The Heart of Kabbalah: Paths through the Orchard

July 11, 2012 at Kol HaNeshama

Special Pinterest Judaism: Jewish Identity, Social Entrepreneurship, and Activism Meets the iPod, Twitter, and Occupy | Jerusalem

June 26, 2012 at World Congress of Jewish Communal Service Conference

Tikkun Leil Shavuot | Eden Village Camp

May 26, 2012 at Eden Village Camp

Scholar in Residence: Beth Israel Center, Madison, WI

December 02, 2011 at Beth Israel Center

Queering Kabbalistic Gender Performance: Possibilities for a Contemporary Queer Theology

November 22, 2011 at American Academy of Religion

Scholar in Residence at Temple Beth El, Stamford, CT: Freedom from Seder Slavery

April 15, 2011 at Temple Beth El

What Does “Tiferet” Mean? Kabbalah & the Spirituality of Integration

April 03, 2011 at Tiferet Center

God Does Not Exist – God is Existence Itself: Texts and Practices of Nondual Judaism

October 21, 2010 at Science & Nonduality Conference

Nishmat Hayyim Three-Day Meditation Retreat, August 26-29

August 26, 2010 at Prindle Pond Conference Center

Taking Enlightenment Seriously: A Jewish model of awakening with Jay Michaelson

June 15, 2010 at JCC in Manhattan

Nehirim East Retreat, June 4-6th

June 04, 2010 at Isabella Freedman Retreat Center

To Sin is Holy: The Anti-Torah of Jacob Frank

May 30, 2010 at Limmud Colorado at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Uncle Shabtai’s Neo-Kabbalistic Poetry

May 30, 2010 at Limmud Colorado at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

How and Why to Meditate

May 29, 2010 at Limmud Colorado, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Meditation workshop

May 27, 2010 at Congregation Kol Ami

Everything is God book discussion

May 26, 2010 at Congregation Kol Ami

Everything is God: An Introduction to Non-dual Judaism

May 25, 2010 at New York Open Center

Nehirim West: A Weekend Retreat for GLBT Jews

April 16, 2010 at Walker Creek Ranch

Everything is God: Book event at Tufts University

April 12, 2010 at Tufts University

American Jews and Israel: Is the Love Affair in Trouble?

February 25, 2010 at Hebrew Union College New York

Everything is God: A Jewish Spiritual Woodstock in Boston

January 31, 2010 at Harvard Hillel

What is Spirituality?

December 29, 2009 at Limmud UK

Does Homosexuality Matter?

December 28, 2009 at Limmud UK

The Significance of the Body in Jewish Spiritual Practice

November 08, 2009 at Academy of Jewish Religion

Everything is God: An Introduction to Nondual Judaism

April 01, 2008 at New York Open Center

Transgendered Souls, Pretty Boys, and Queer Theology: This is the Stuff You Didn’t Learn in Sunday School

February 10, 2008 at Temple Israel of Natick

Radical Amazement: The Meaning of Life and Purpose of Judaism according to Abraham Joshua Heschel

February 08, 2008 at Temple Israel of Natick

Book Talk on God in Your Body: Kabbalah, Mindfulness, and Embodied Spiritual Practice

February 03, 2008 at JCC Metrowest

Praise, Grumble, Schmooze, Lament: The Voices of 21st Century Jewish Poetry

January 31, 2008 at 92nd Street Y

Book Talk on God in Your Body: Kabbalah, Mindfulness, and Embodied Spiritual Practice

January 31, 2008 at B'nai Torah Congregation

Book Talk on God in Your Body: Kabbalah, Mindfulness, and Embodied Spiritual Practice

January 27, 2008 at JCC of Greater New Haven

Embodied Judaism: Kabbalah, Mindfulness, and Sensible Spirituality

November 30, 2007 at Congregation Dorshei Emet

Vedanta and Neo-Hasidism

November 18, 2007 at American Academy on Religion Conference

The Political Meaning of Homosexuality

November 17, 2007 at Congregation Shaar Zahav

Kabbalah and Eros

November 15, 2007 at One Taste Urban Retreat Center

Letter and Spirit: New Jewish Culture and the Archaic Revival

October 18, 2007 at Lehigh University

The Mystical Practice of Zohar Study

August 06, 2007 at National Havurah Committee Summer Institute

The 2007 Nehirim Retreat for GLBT Jews

May 18, 2007 at Isabella Freedman Retreat Center

The body and sexuality in Jewish tradition

March 30, 2007 at Congregation Bet Haverim

Kinky Jews Literary Evening

March 22, 2007 at KGB Bar

Babel to Bamba: New Words From, About, and Wrestling with Israel

February 25, 2007 at JCC in Manhattan

An introduction to the Zohar

February 20, 2007 at The Open Center

Is the Torah really a Basis for Liberal Values?

February 20, 2007 at Skirball Center

After the Flood, the Rainbow: A Healing Service for GLBT Jews

February 19, 2007 at JCC in Manhattan

God in Your Body

February 09, 2007 at Congregation Kol Ami

Jewish Seekers and Finders

February 02, 2007 at Makor