Resources on Milestones and Passages

Largest ALEPH Ordination Ever


Welcoming nine new rabbis, one rabbinic pastor and two cantors into the lineage of ordained Jewish Renewal leaders

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ALEPH Alliance Annual Report 2014: A New Era Dawns


2014 was more than a year of transitions. It was the end of an era and the dawn of a new period for ALEPH.

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Welcome Shoshanna Schechter-Shaffin; ALEPH's Incoming Executive Director


"With gratitude for the many innovations and spiritual technologies that are Rabbi Zalman Schechter-Shalomi's legacy for us all, I believe that ALEPH and Jewish Renewal – collaborating with partners across the breadth of spiritual life – can help shape the future of Jewish spiritual life around the world."

Tagged in: Milestones and Passages, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Bulgaria, Camp Ramah, David Evan Markus, Executive Director, Hillel, Hungary, JDC-Entwine, Joe Laur, Rabbi Jeremy Parnes, Romania, Shoshanna Schechter-Shaffin, Taglit-Birthright Israel, Young Judaea

In Tribute: Rabbi Judith Z. Abrams, z”l


According to her daughters, Judy was very clear about her epitaph. Hear the eulogies here.

Tagged in: Milestones and Passages, Hannah Abrams, Jewish Learning, Rabbi Judith Abrams, Ruth Abrams, Talmud

Thank YOU for making the Reb Zalman Memorial Event a Huge Success


We want to thank the entire Jewish Renewal community and our many friends and allies for the tremendous success of the Reb Zalman Tribute event in Boulder last month. The messages of gratitude, blessings and awe have been rolling in ever since the moment the event concluded.

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