Michael Kagan PHD Conversation on Shavuot-Giving of the Decalogue
Dr. Kagan introduces a number of insights regarding the nature and essence of the holiday of Shavuot where Jews eat dairy products, receive the Torah from Moses, celebrate the wheat harvest and read from the Book of Ruth. He takes us on a journey that few have undertaken until today.
Michael Kagan Ph.D. has been an innovator and entrepreneur for 18 years. He has Co-founded 6 high-tech companies, holds a doctorate in chemistry from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is an inventor with twelve registered patents. Michael has developed and widely taught holistic Judaism, integrating a mind/body/soul approach to spirituality. He is the author of The Holistic Haggadah.
Michael Kagan has been sharing the teachings of Holistic Judaism through experiential workshops and lectures in Israel and around the world. He recently spent two years with his family living in Boulder, Colorado, where he learned with Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, the architect of Jewish Renewal Theology. He moved to Jerusalem from England in 1977, has a PhD in Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is married to Rabbi Ruth Gan Kagan and has five children. He describes himself as being an orthopracticing but unorthodox Jew.
Originally from Britain he moved to Jerusalem in 1977, has a PhD in Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is married to Rabbi Ruth Gan Kagan and has five children. He describes himself as an ortho-practicing, but unorthodox, Jew. He is co-founder of the Jewish Climate Initiative