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Yom Kippur in Los Angeles

Yom Kippur in Los Angeles
By September 14, 2007

The Hippie: Dreadlocks and Bagels What: Yom Kippur meditation and break-fast When: Saturday, September 22, 9 AM Where: 1404 Greenfield Ave #1 Why: Mix up your Yom Kippur experience with a day of dharma talks, meditation, and inspirational readings. 30-45 … Read More

Yom Kippur in San Francisco

Yom Kippur in San Francisco
By September 14, 2007

The Hippie: Dreadlocks and Bagels What: Yom Kippur services with special speaker Cindy Sheehan, followed by vegetarian potluck break-fast When: Saturday, September 22, 9 AM Where: St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farell St. Why: This might just be the ultimate … Read More

Yom Kippur in Miami

Yom Kippur in Miami
By September 14, 2007

The Hippie: Dreadlocks and Bagels What: Interactive Yom Kippur services When: Friday, September 21, Kol Nidre 7:30 PM; Saturday, September 22, Morning Service & Yizkor, 10 AM; Neilah, 4 PM Where: The Lincoln Theater, 541 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach Why: … Read More

Yom Kippur in Boston

Yom Kippur in Boston
By September 14, 2007

The Hippie: Dreadlocks and Bagels What: Maayan Tikvah's Yom Kippur services and break-fast When: Saturday, September 22, 4 PM Where: Rabbi Allen's home (email for address: rabbikza@verizon.net) Why: Like you, Maayan Tikvah is deeply rooted in the natural world and … Read More

Yom Kippur in New York City

Yom Kippur in New York City
By September 14, 2007

The Hippie: Dreadlocks and Bagels What: Zen Yom Kippur day of reflection When: Saturday, September 22, 10 AM Where: New York Insight Meditation Center, 28 West 27th St, 10th Floor Why: Jew-Bus who have a tendency to space out in … Read More

Who Are Those Chabad Guys, and What’s with the Telethon?

Who Are Those Chabad Guys, and What’s with the Telethon?
By September 13, 2007

My friend Brad, a Zen Buddhist Monk, emailed me a few days ago with this: "Oh & for your Jewish blog, here's something I was thinking about. As a gentile I am slightly freaked out by all the Chabad Telethon … Read More

A Little Love for the Ladies

A Little Love for the Ladies
By September 12, 2007

At the beginning of the summer, I met with a group of women from my temple to watch and discuss the award-winning documentary, And the Gates Opened: Women in the Rabbinate. The film chronicles the history of womens' struggle for … Read More

Be Fruitful and Multiply: Mitzvah or Sin?

Be Fruitful and Multiply: Mitzvah or Sin?
By September 11, 2007

For a long time now, people have been insisting that I should have babies, and lots of them, and soon. It started around 9th grade when my best friend, a sweet, ingenuous, halachically-oriented, culturally traditional (does that paint a clear … Read More