Archive: November 2018

הכרת תודה – Gratitude

Posted on November 23, 2018

By Zack Slavkin, Lead Guide The days continue to lose light earlier and earlier as we head in to our Rocky Mountain winter. In this time, it is important to find the small things in the day to be thankful for. When the temperature dips in to single digits, it’s easy to appreciate the warmth Continue Reading »

The Jewish Hour- Podcast with Rabbi Herschel Finman

Posted on April 8, 2018

This weeks episode of the podcast and radio show “The Jewish Hour,” Rabbi Herschel Finman interviewed BaMidbar Director Jory Hanselman regarding our program.   https://jcastnetwork.org/storage/JHour/04-08-2018.mp3    

Tu B’Shevat at BaMidbar

Posted on January 31, 2018

By Eliana Willis Jewish Engagement Coordinator With snow on the ground and students and staff bundled up in warm clothing, it is hard to imagine that spring is just around the corner. But all around us, the trees are quietly awakening from the long sleep of winter, as sap resumes flowing and the trees prepare Continue Reading »

Abraham: The World’s First Wilderness Therapy Student

Posted on October 30, 2017

As featured in The Forward: By: Jory Hanselman On Friday night, October 27th, 2017,  BaMidbar’s Director Jory Hanselman spoke at Mishkan Chicago’s services. The Forward featured a portion of Jory’s drash on Scribe, the Forward’s curated contributor network. “Why are there so many journeys in our tradition?” Jory writes, “Throughout the Torah, we see our forefathers face trials.  We Continue Reading »