Inspirations

Elyse Santilli: website

Bonnie Buckner: website

Elena Brower: website and videos on spiritual partnership via yogaglo and Wonder Woman and spiritual parenting

Adina Rivers: website and video on healthy breast care

Amy Cuddy: Ted Talk on power poses

Brene Brown: Video on vulnerability

50 Women Who Are Changing The World

Madonna: Video on being a young woman and an artist  

Andrea Dorfman: videos on how to be alone and "flawed" love stories

Pema Chödrön: article on what to do when the going gets rough

 

Tools, Songs and Courses

Essential Oils - Aligning our zest with our lives and our lives with our zest. 

Landmark San Diego - Courses in bringing positive, permanent shifts in the quality of your life

Snatam wake-up song

Pavarotti and Clapton singing Holy Mother

 

Books & Guides

Sacred Time: Shabbat & Holidays

"A Day Apart Shabbat at Home: A Step by Step Guidebook with Blessings, Songs, Rituals & Reflections"
by Rabbi Shawn Fields-Meyer & Rabbi Naom Zion

"A Women's Seder Sourcebook & A Woman's Passover Companion, Ed."
by Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, Tara Mohr, Catherine Spector

"How to Run a Traditional Jewish Household"
by Blu Greenberg

"Jewish Festival Cooking"
by Rabbi Miriyam Glazer & Phyllis Glazer

"The Jewish Catalogue, I & II"
bt Rabbi Sharon Strassfeld, Rabbi Michael Strassfeld & Richard Siegler

"The Jewish Way: Living the Holidays"
by Rabbi Irving Greenberg

"The Tapastry of Jewish Time"
by Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin

"The Sabbath"
by Rabbi Abraham J. Heschel

"This is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared"
by Rabbi Alan Lew

"Sessions of Our Joy"
by Rabbi Arthur Waskow

wildernesstorah.org

Sacred Ways: Life Cycles

"A Time to Mourn, A Time to Comfort: A Guide to Jewish Bereavement"
by Dr. Ron Wolfson

"The Rituals & Practices of a Jewish Life"
by Rabbi Kerry Olitzky & Rabbi Daniel Judson

"To Life! A Celebration of Jewish Being & Thinking"
by Rabbi Harold Kushner

ritualwell.org

interfaithfamily.com

Jewish Values

"Choosing Judaism"
by Lydia Kukoff

"Judaism's 10 Best Ideas"
by Rabbi Arthur Green

"Life on the Fringes: A Feminist Journey Toward Traditional Rabbinic Ordination"
by Rabbi Haviva Ner David

"Living a Jewish Life: Traditions, Customs & Values for Today's Families"
by Anita Diamant

Prayer & Spirituality

"Ehyeh: A Kabbalah For Tomorrow"
by Rabbi Arthur Green

"Opening to You: Psalms"
by Norman Fischer

"Talking to Gd"
by Rabbi Naomi Levy

"These are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life"
by Rabbi Arthur Green

Torah & Learning

"Etz Hayim: Torah & Commentary"

"Tanakh: JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh"

bimbam.com

hazon.org

kehilathadar.org

pardes.org.il
 

Articles Featuring Rabbi Alyson

Women in the Rabbinate: An Interview with Rabbi Alyson Solomon
Q&A with Mara Cook

A Practice: To Live Life as a Contribution
Patheos

Tambourines of Hope: 10 Tips so Passover Doesn’t Pass Us Over
Elephant Journal, Interfaith Family & RitualWell.org

How to Stop: The 39 Creative Acts, Lamed Tet Melachot, Used to Build the Tabernacle & Become a Visceral, Physical Recipe & Invitation to Rest
Cape Town Jewish Chronicle

Happy New Year, To Our Crooked Hearts (inspired by W.H. Auden's poem, One Evening)
Jewish Journal of Cape Town

Q&A with Rabbi Alyson
Curated by Temple Israel in Cape Town in advance of my arrival as Rabbinic-Scholar In-Residence

Rabbi Alyson Solomon’s Visit to Havurah Shalom
Announcement of my visit to Havurah Shalom in Portland

Can millions of dollars power a new kind of community?
Article in the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles about JHub, to be later known as NuRoots

Solar at Congregation B'nai B'rith
Article on Santa Barbara's largest synagogue going solar, pg. 13 & 25

Awe Was My First Religion, interview with Rabbi Alyson Solomon
Jewcology's interview with Our Leaders Today, a monthly column interviewing environmental leaders and activists in the Jewish community

A Blessing for an Activist Community - Inspired by the Priestly Benediction and Parshat Naso
Dvar Tzedek article written for American Jewish World Service and posted by MyJewishLearning.com

We are Israel: An Active Process of Struggle and Engagement
Video on becoming a rabbi