“Rabbi Baruch HaLevi and Ellen Frankel have correctly identified Ruakh as a key missing ingredient in Jewish institutional life, especially in the synagogue.
Their call is for a revolution of Jewish spirit, a rejuvenation of our purpose, our worship, even our sacred spaces.
It is recognition that the caving for community can bring people back to our institutions if we welcome, engage and
inspire them back.”
“Inspiring! Refreshing! Visionary and pragmatic, traditional and innovative, personal and institutional,
spiritual and authentic! A must read for anyone interested in the reimagining and revitalizing of contemporary
co-editor, The Book of Jewish Sacred Practices: CLAL's Guide to Everyday Holiday Rituals Blessings; president, CLAL-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
“Rabbi B and Ellen Frankel have opened their hearts, directed their minds, and shared their soulfulness so
that a path long covered is again revealed! We are invited to dance our liberation, and the ancient incense
of Torah ascends through their wondrous insights.”
dean, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies; vice president, American Jewish University; author, Passing Life's Tests: Spiritual Reflections on The Trial of Abraham, the Binding of Isaac