Rabbi David Mevorach Seidenberg

David Mevorach Seidenberg teaches around the world on issues relating Judaism and Jewish thought to ecology, spirituality, social justice, human rights, animal rights, dance, music, and astronomy. He completed his doctorate and rabbinical training from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York, and received a second ordination from Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the founder of the Jewish Renewal movement.

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Rabbi David Seidenberg

David is creator and director of the website neohasid.org, which teaches eco-Torah, new liturgy, and Hasidic melody, and the author of Kabbalah and Ecology: God's Image in the More-Than-Human World, perhaps the most thorough examination of Jewish eco-theology as yet published. David's recent projects include research on the evolution of the concept of tikkun olam ("repairing the world") in Jewish texts and thought, and development of a theory of animal rights rooted in native biblical concepts the eschews the dichotomy between animal rights and animal welfare. He lives in Northampton MA.

Published May 8, 2020 1:43 PM - Last modified May 12, 2020 3:04 PM