The Open Temple is very grateful to be a part of the local and national Jewish community. Below is some of the press that we have garnered.
Jewish Philanthropy: My Road to the “Open Dor”
The Jewish Journal: Awed by Days of Awe? Keep the Holiness Going
Jewish Federation of San Diego County: Message from the CEO
Times of Israel: Kids these (high holy) days…
National Review: Goat Yoga is a Poor Substitute for Religious Observance
The Wall Street Journal: Goat Yoga, Mosh Pits, Glow Sticks: Younger Jews Reinvent Yom Kippur
The Jewish Journal: Opening Hearts, Minds and a Temple
The Jewish Journal: TABLE FOR FIVE: Chukat
The Jewish Journal: Eight events, three days, one love: it’s Tu b’Av
The Jewish Journal: Passover Seder Crawl: Putting the Quest into the Four Questions
The Jewish Journal: Awash in Self-Obsession
The Jewish Journal: Letter to God
The Jewish Journal: Table For Five: Five takes on the weekly parsha
Yo! Venice: Love and Goatitude
The Jewish Journal: Open Temple has a very Venice vibe.
Rabbi Wolpe on worshipping in nature (and a shout out to Open Temple!): http://jewishjournal.com/culture/religion/shavuot/219649/faith-grow-must-celebrate-roots-nature/
E-Jewish Philanthropy introduces the Slingshot Class of 2017 (Open Temple featured in the first-ever Los Angeles edition): http://ejewishphilanthropy.com/introducing-the-slingshot-class-of-2017/ (also mentioned in Haaretz).
Jewish Journal on praying outside this summer: http://jewishjournal.com/culture/religion/prayer/219650/5-places-can-pray-outdoors-summer/
City Watch: Leonard Isenberg’s experience of Open Temple
The Jewish Journal: Dawn: The Open Temple Purim Bash–we combined “the holy with the holistic.
The Jewish Journal: We heart Tu B’Av, and are thrilled so many came to our offering.
The Argonaut: We are super-local, and the Argonaut knows it.
Our Torah journey begins with our first introduction. Torah comes from the root: “yud, reish, hey.” This alludes to the image of an arrow meeting its mark. Torah is not only a sacred text, a collection of cultural myths, an explanation of revelation, but it is most personally a path of Life Direction.