PREPENT 5775: join my 40 days blog in2 new year & new you.
Can We Talk? Can we Care?? (my response to Joan Rivers + invitation for conversation.
PREPENT is back! Now in its fifth year, this is my annual 40 day journey-blog into the High Holy Days, and I invite you to join me, prep ahead and enter the new Jewish year with more mindfulness + focus. Starting on the first day of the month of Elul, Tuesday, August 26, and leading up to Yom […]
Resurrection, Revisited: Can the Synagogue Survive? Here’s how.
Friends (including Ms. Joan Rivers) Join me today to talk about what’s going on in Israel and Gaza. Here’s why. In her distinct subtle style, Joan Rivers opened her really big mouth a few days ago in a powerful defense of Israel’s war in Gaza . I love Joan, respect her take on this, and agree with much of what she had […]
Up All Night Tonight: Rumi, Maya Angelou, Rav Kook & More. Download now.. Joyful Weeks.
Amichai Lau-Lavie June 17,2014 I don’t go to church much. It’s more likely that you’ll find me at a synagogue. But there, also, rarely on a weekly basis. Based on recent research – I am part of the growing trend among liberal American Christians and Jews under 50 who are losing their religion. Or at […]
Sacred Seven Cycle/Week One: Done!
I’m excited to stay up all night tonight – bringing on the dawn of revelation with a lot of friends in Downtown NYC. Can’t join us tonight in NYC for INTO THE NIGHT? check out and download my three study session sheets– linking the upcoming Shmita Year to Shavuot and our sacred cycle of sevens – from the […]
The Art of Counting/Amichai Lau-Lavie April 23 2014 YESTERDAY was Earth Day, the Eighth Day of Passover, my 45th Birthday, and the end of the first week of seven in the sacred count. Clearly, some days matter more. But what matters most is the art of counting. TODAY we begin counting the second week of […]