Your Guide to Wellsprings of Wisdom


Rabbi Julie Hilton Danan, also known as The Nature Rabbi, is a student and teacher of Jewish wisdom, who finds her inspiration in nature as well as in ancient texts. She is rabbi of Seaside Jewish Community in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Rabbi Julie grew up in South Texas, has lived in Israel, and has also  served congregations in Texas, California, and New York State.

Rabbi Julie was ordained through the ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal Rabbinical Program where she was a student of  the late Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, founder of the Jewish Renewal movement. She holds a PhD in Hebrew Studies (Rabbinic Literature and Culture) from the University of Texas at Austin.


Rabbi Julie loves nature photography and took the photos on the home page, as well many others throughout the site as noted. You can view more of her photos, and also purchase prints and downloads, on her photography site: Inspired Images

Rabbi Julie Hilton Danan in Boulder, Colorado