Rabbi Shefa Gold

Rabbi Shefa Gold is a leader in ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal and is the director of C-DEEP: Center for Devotional, Energy and Ecstatic Practice in Jemez Springs, New Mexico. Her website is http://rabbishefagold.com


Articles by Rabbi Shefa Gold

The Power of Hebrew Chant

Chanting brings the sacred phrases of Jewish tradition alive and enables them to be known in the body.

The Traveler’s Prayer: What You Say Along the Way

In Judaism, it is the journey, not the destination, that matters.

Why Go on a Retreat, Anyway?

When I was studying for the rabbinate at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College back in the ’90s, I decided to take ...

Shehechiyanu: A Meditation on this Moment

This blessing, traditionally recited for firsts, can be said anytime -- since every moment is new and unprecedented.

Modeh Ani: Beginning the Day with Gratitude

Starting the day with gratefulness opens the heart to the blessing of wonder.

A High Holiday Meditation

Facing the music on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.