Rabbi Shefa Gold is a leader in Aleph: the Alliance for Jewish Renewal, and received her ordination both from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and from Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. She is the director of C-DEEP , The Center for Devotional, Energy and Ecstatic Practice in Jemez Springs, New Mexico. Shefa composes and performs spiritual music, has produced ten albums, and her liturgies have been published in several new prayerbooks. Rabbi Gold is the author of Torah Journeys: The Inner Path to the Promised Land, and In the Fever of Love: An Illumination of The Song of Songs, both published by Ben Yehuda Press. Her latest book, published by Jewish Lights is called The Magic of Hebrew Chant: Healing the Spirit, Transforming the Mind, Deepening Love. She teaches workshops and retreats on the theory and art of Chanting, Devotional Healing, Spiritual Community building and Meditation. Shefa combines her grounding in Judaism with a background in Buddhist, Christian, Islamic, and Native American spiritual traditions to make her uniquely qualified as a spiritual bridge celebrating the shared path of devotion.
For information about how to order tapes and CD’s and about Shefa’s teaching schedule, visit her website: www.rabbishefagold.com