Baruch Jean Thaler
Baruch (B.J.) Thaler received his B.R.S. from United Lubavitch Yeshivah Tomchei Temimim (Morristown); Smichah (Rabbinical Ordination) from Central Yeshivah Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch (770); B.A. (Eng. Lit./Creative Writing) & M.F.A. (Film) from Columbia University. Baruch grew up Chabad in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, speaking Yiddish. Later, he worked for the Folkbeine Yiddish Theater and the New Yiddish Repertory, translating and acting in stage classics. He also worked on Yiddish translation for the Milken American Jewish Music Archives and others, and was a writer-editor for the Yiddish “Algemeiner Journal” and film-editor for "The Forward." His Hebrew translation projects include “The New American Haggadah,” the works of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, and of other Hasidic-Kabbalistic masters. Film credits include: “Projecting Freedom,” “Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish,” “Punk Jews”; he also filmed Yiddish legends Mine Bern and Mike Burstyn. He currently spends a good part of the year organic farming. Still a Shliach (outreach “rabbi”) in heart - Baruch coordinates a troubadouring tribe of kindred spirits, called “Home of HoWL” (Holy Wow Love), who are creating new exciting ways to reexperience the traditions and rituals of yore, bridging heimish hasidism with homie hipsterdom. When the spirit is right, Baruch comes up with a niggun or two -- especially if it will help enhance davvening with kavvanah...
|Prayers, etc.||Date Added||Categories|
|2016-07-05 – כ״ט בסיון ה׳תשע״ו||Needing Attribution, Needing Source Imaging, Mikvah|
|2016-07-04 – כ״ח בסיון ה׳תשע״ו||Needing Attribution, Needing Source Imaging, Child rearing|
|2016-07-04 – כ״ח בסיון ה׳תשע״ו||Needing Attribution, Needing Source Imaging, Marriage|
|2016-07-03 – כ״ז בסיון ה׳תשע״ו||Needing Attribution, Theurgy, Needing Source Imaging, Health, Well-being, Protection|