On the Origins of Kehilla

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Rabbi Burt's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson Note: This is the fourth of a series of personal essays that I am publishing in Kol Kehilla. In each article I will share the origins […]

On the Origins of Kehilla

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Rabbi Burt's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson Note: This is the third of a series of personal essays that I will be publishing monthly in Kol Kehilla. In each article I will share […]

On the Origins of Kehilla

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Rabbi Burt's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson Note: This is the second of a series of personal essays that I will be publishing monthly in Kol Kehilla. In each article I will share […]

On the Origins of Kehilla

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Rabbi Burt's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson Note: This is the first of a series of personal essays that I plan to publish monthly in Kol Kehilla. In each article I will share […]

Yom Kippur Day Teaching 5776/2015 by Rabbi Burt Jacobson

Judging Others Israel Ba’al Shem Tov, the founder of the 18th century Hasidic movement, was not only a mystic and a spiritual teacher; he was also a shamanic healer, and […]

A Spark of the Messiah: A Message for Passover

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson Enslavement is not just external. The Ba’al Shem Tov taught that it was not only the bodies of Israelites who were enslaved, but their consciousness, their […]

Eulogy for Susan Schacht

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson Losing Susan has been a shocking blow to all of us who were privileged to know her. I am so glad that family and friends have […]

Reflections on Kehilla at 30

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Announcements, Rabbi Burt's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi David J. Cooper   Kehilla was born 30 years ago in a period of people building “intentional communities.” We were one of the many experiments in this genre. […]

Why Kehilla’s Menorah Is Turning Green

By Rabbi Burt Jacobson and Alice Kostin (Most of this text was drawn from the Green Menorah Covenant of Kehilla Community Synagogue) As part of the Kehilla Resolution on Acting in […]

In Memorium: Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson, Kehilla Community Synagogue Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the chief founder of the Jewish Renewal movement, died peacefully, at age 89, in Boulder, Colorado on July 3, 2014. […]