David Gottlieb

David Gottlieb

David is a teacher and practitioner of Jewish contemplative practice and a student of Jewish history. He earned his PhD in the History of Judaism from the University of Chicago Divinity School. David was the founding executive director of Full Circle Communities, a nonprofit developer of affordable housing and provider of supportive services.

Articles by David Gottlieb

Parashat Vayishlach: Honoring the Best of Jacob

This Torah portion interperses multiple momentous encounters with the divine realm with a series of fraught incidents between humans.

Ana b’Koach: A Portal to Creation

This enigmatic poem recited almost precisely as Shabbat begins contains a hidden mystical meaning.