Ready to Reset? Fallow Lab Begins this Week!
The ancient Jewish farming practice that could cure your Facebook addiction
Ready to Reset? I’m excited for this coming Wednesday, 10/22: First FallowLab Study Salon in NYC + online This first salon is about charting the year ahead – what are our personal goals for better balance between digital and actual? Why and how do we plan to reclaim an ancient agricultural system as a modern tool for […]
Welcome to FallowLab! Digital Shmita 5775. Rest, Rest, Restore.
http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/jewish-world-features/.premium-1.617234# The ancient Jewish farming practice that could cure your Facebook addiction A new shmita-themed program in New York called Fallow Lab aims to help get Jews offline. By Judy Maltz | Sep. 23, 2014 | It’s ancient biblical law meets digital detox movement. Or, what does laying […]
Up All Night Tonight: Rumi, Maya Angelou, Rav Kook & More. Download now.. Joyful Weeks.
Welcome to Fallow Lab – a year-long journey of exploring better balance between our virtual and actual lives. Inspired by the Jewish Shmita tradition, this journey reinterprets the biblical agricultural practice of a year of release to the land and to the farmer, reapplied for today’s social, economic and digital reality. Our ancestors worked the land, lived its cycles […]
3:15PM Why Counting Omer on Holocaust Memorial Day is My Small Act of Defiance
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 […]
At 3:15 pm on the 11th of April 1945, the American Army’s 9th Armored Infantry Battalion stormed through the barbed wire gates of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Germany, freeing, at least in body, some 21,000 prisoners. Among them my father Naphtali, age 19 and his 7 years old brother, Israel. Steven Fenves, a young […]