New Beginnings: Challenge and Possibility

Although the days are getting shorter, this time of year is full of new beginnings. A new school year is underway and the new Jewish year is rapidly approaching. I’ve […]

Year End Article 5779

by Rabbi Gray Myrseth In one collection of midrash (rabbinic expansions on biblical verses), the rabbis ask: why was the Torah given in the wilderness? The question had never occured […]

Talmud and Transformation: Come Learn with Us

By Rabbi Gray Myrseth During the week of October 15th, Rabbi Dev and I had the honor and privilege of gathering in Chicago as members of the inaugural cohort of […]

Poems about Torah Portions in the book of Exodus

by Rabbi Gray Myrseth I’ve had a practice for almost a decade of writing poems inspired by the weekly Torah portion. My discipline comes and goes—there are years where I […]

Kehilla School Family Fun Day on the Farm

Due to staff transitions at Urban Adamah, they are not available to run a spring program for Kehilla School this year. But we still have an opportunity to farm together!! […]

Deep Dreams and Sacred Teachers

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Rabbi Gray Myrseth's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi Gray Myrseth As I write this, we stand at the beginning of the Jewish month of Kislev. Etymologies of the month’s name vary, but the word Kislev seems […]

A Message from Kehilla School’s Director

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Rabbi Gray Myrseth's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi Gray Myrseth This past Shabbat morning, I had the honor of addressing our community with a few words of Torah. I wanted to share a few excerpts from […]