Goldie Milgram

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Rabbi Goldie Milgram (born 1955) is an American rabbi, educator, and writer. She is best known as the "rebbe-on-the-road," for her travels world-wide as a seeker and teacher of Torah, Jewish spiritual practices and a specialist in experiential Jewish education.

Her publications are numerous. They begin with Reclaiming Judaism as a Spiritual Practice: Holy Days and Shabbat (Jewish Lights Publishing) and Make Your Own Bar/Bat Mitzvah: A Personal Approach to Creating a Meaningful Rite of Passage. She founded and serves as Editor-in-Chief of Reclaiming Judaism Press and the Jewish spiritual education website and non-profit ReclaimingJudaism.org,[1] with a first book release in 2009 titled Seeking and Soaring: Jewish Approaches to Spiritual Direction. Rabbi Milgram also serves as editor of the "Living Judaism" section of the Philadelphia Jewish Voice.[2]

Education[edit]

Rabbi Milgram received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975, her MSW from Yeshiva University in 1979, her Masters in Hebrew Letters and Rabbinic Ordination from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in 1993, and her doctorate from New York Theological Seminary. She also holds rabbinic, mashpi'ah, and shaliach ordination from Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi of the Jewish Renewal movement.[3]

Books and a Sampling of Articles by Rabbi Goldie Milgram[edit]

  • Goldie Milgram and Ellen Frankel, ed. (December 2011). Mitzvah Stories: Seeds for Inspiration and Learning. Rochelle, New York: Reclaiming Judaism Press. 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram, ed. (August 2009). Seeking and Soaring: Jewish Approaches to Spiritual Direction. Rochelle, New York: Reclaiming Judaism Press. 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (January 2009). Living Jewish Life Cycle: How to Create Meaningful Jewish Rites of Passage for Every Stage of Life. Woodstock, Vermont: Jewish Lights Publishing. 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (August 2005). Meaning and Mitzvah: Daily Practices for Reclaiming Judaism through God, Prayer, Torah, Mitzvot, Hebrew and Peoplehood. Woodstock, Vermont: Jewish Lights Publishing. 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (August 2004). Reclaiming Judaism as a Spiritual Practice: Holy Days and Shabbat. Woodstock, Vermont: Jewish Lights Publishing. 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (August 2004). Make Your Own Bar/Bat Mitzvah: A Personal Guide to a Meaningful Rite of Passage. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass Publishing. 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (March 2006), "Introduction to Jewish Meditation", in Berman, Dr. Robin E.; Kurzweil, Arthur; Mintz, Dale L., The Hadassah Jewish Family Book of Health and Wellness, San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass Publishing 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (Fall 2005), "Repenting for Those Who Cannot; Teshuvah Walks", in Dov Peretz Elkins, Yom Kippur Readings: Inspiration, Information and Contemplation, Jewish Lights Publishing 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (Fall 2005), "Teshuvah Walks", in Dov Peretz Elkins, Yom Kippur Readings: Inspiration, Information and Contemplation, Jewish Lights Publishing 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (December 2010), "Reframing the Hanukkah Christmas Dilemma", Philadelphia Jewish Voice 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (April–May 2010), "Hope from Trauma: Listening and Learning about Loss, Love and Guilt", Philadelphia Jewish Voice 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (2006), "What Does Judaism Have to Say about Organ Donation", Philadelphia Jewish Voice 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (March 2005), "Water as a Portal to Sacred Consciousness", The Living Pulpit 14 (1) 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (September 2005), "Burnt to a Crisp? A Cautionary Mystical Optimism", Elixir Magazine 1 (1) 
  • Rabbi Goldie Milgram (2008). "The Druze Man and My Father". In Jeffrey Salkin. A Dream of Zion: Americans Talk about Why Israel Matters to Them. Woodstock, Vermont: Jewish Lights Publishing. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Staff". Programs, Rituals, & Resources for Meaningful Jewish Living. Reclaiming Judaism. 
  2. ^ "Living Judaism". Philadelphia Jewish Voice. 2009. 
  3. ^ "RABBI DR. GOLDIE MILGRAM, FIRST RESIDENT RABBI FOR KOL HANESHAMA". Sarasota, Florida: Congregation Kol HaNeshama. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. 

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