Shemini: The Danger and the Opportunity of the Eighth Day

All around me, I see the fear of the eighth day — fear of the mundane, of the silence, of the now.

The Founding of the Society for the Advancement of Judaism (SAJ) Was Significant: Not Primarily Because of the ‘First Bat Mitzvah’

The big news was the founding of the Society for the Advancement of Judaism (SAJ) earlier that same year, creating an institution where radical change could happen.

Guardians of the Dream Temple

The experience of contact with an elemental dream guide, and the portal that guide tends, can be a life-altering experience.

Judith’s Bat Mitzvah Service: The Launch of Reconstructionist Innovation

Reconstructionist experimentation beginning with the bat mitzvah — and continuing on in so many different ways — has been profoundly impactful and transformative. That’s where the revolution happened and continues to unfold.

Eco-Theology in the Biblical Tradition

Consciousness of the fruitfulness of Earth was the major way of celebration in biblical times.

 

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Brit Milah

Evolve continues to publish essays discussing the practice of brit milah (ritual circumcision. They are gathered here.

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