Rabbi Paul Kipnes

Rabbi Paul Kipnes

Rabbi Paul Kipnes is the co-creator of Midrashic Monologues, the spiritual leader of Congregation Or Ami in Calabasas, CA, author, with his wife Michelle November, of Jewish Spiritual Parenting: Wisdom, Activities, Rituals and Prayers for Raising Children with Spiritual Balance and Emotional Wholeness. Dean of Faculty of URJ Camp Newman, Rabbi Kipnes also leads Federation-funded mental health and wellness project to realign the synagogue’s reality with its vision to be a safe space for teens. Learn more about Rabbi Kipnes and his work at www.paulkipnes.com.

Blog Posts

Orpah leaving Ruth and Naomi CROP

Orpah’s Story: A Midrash

Rabbi Rachel Bearman
Rabbi Paul Kipnes

Rabbis Rachel Bearman and Paul Kipnes retell the story of Orpah in her own voice in this “Midrashic Monologue.”

Topics: Shavuot
Fabric Collage

Vashti's Story: A Midrash

Rabbi Rachel Bearman
Rabbi Paul Kipnes

Rabbis Rachel Bearman and Paul Kipnes retell the story of Vashti in her own voice in this “Midrashic Monologue.”

Topics: Feminism, Purim

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