Authors Posts by Jonah Mac Gelfand

Jonah Mac Gelfand

Jonah (he/him) is the co-founder and co-editor of the online publication, Gashmius Magazine: Towards a Progressive neo-Hasidism. He got his Masters in Jewish Studies from the Graduate Theological Union, where his research focused on Hasidism and neo-Hasidic leadership. He has been published in Tikkun Magazine, Hey Alma, and academic journals, and is currently studying at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. Feel free to connect with him at

Practicing Neo-Hasidism: Insights from Arthur Green’s Writings

Jonah Mac Gelfand explores the neo-Hasidic theology of obligation to do mitzvot that emerges from the fascinating writings of Rabbi Arthur Green.