Date: Sunday, July 19th Time: 7 pm EDTWelcome and Centering 6:45 - 7:15 pm EDT Cost: Pay-what-you-can (Proceeds go directly to supporting ALEPH)Featuring the best and brightest teachers and performers from the ALEPH Movement––Neshama Carlebach, Rabbi Shefa Gold, Cantor George Mordecai and many, many more! Emcee’d by Rabbi Shawn Israel Zevit and Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael. This is going to... Continue Reading →
The next session will be August 9, 2020.
Ways To Engage BlackLivesMatter Resource Card: A collection of resources and links to organizations to support with time and money. An excellent starting point. Bail Funds/Legal Help by City: A list of local bail funds and legal aid organizations that need your support. 26 Ways to Be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets: A collection of action... Continue Reading →
Join Pardes Hannah and Rabbi Shefa Gold in a virtual retreat, Gardening in the Soil of the Heart: Gratefulness, Courage, Compassion, and Joy. This retreat will be offered 11:15 am–1:00 pm on four consecutive Sundays starting August 23, 2020. Through chant, self-examination, conversation, prayer, and imagery, travel a path of intention that explores the qualities of gratefulness, courage, compassion,... Continue Reading →
For many of us in the Jewish community, the killing of George Floyd on May 25 opened our eyes or reminded us of the long history and current systematic racism affecting Black communities throughout the United States. As Jews, the Torah teaches us to accept others without bias (Leviticus 19: 17-18) and that we are... Continue Reading →
A note from Jewish Community Relations Committee's (JCRC) Chair, Decky Alexander: Don’t take the burdens of the world’s problems upon yourself.Don’t ignore them either.- Babylonian Talmud Last fall, the Federation convened conversations across the community through Conversations with Seven, a series focused on bringing various aspects of our Jewish community together to learn from one... Continue Reading →
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Linda Greene is available to review your meditation practice although the group will not resume until August 6. Please contact her if you would be interested in a four week introduction to Jewish Meditation starting August 27. This will be appropriate for both beginners and folks restarting a lapsed practice. It is a wonderful way to enrich... Continue Reading →
Dates: Thursday, July 2Time: 8 pm EDT (5 pm PDT)Cost: Pay-what-you-canLed by: Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael and friendsCome join us for an evening to commemorate the legacy of our beloved teacher, rabbi, scholar, mentor, visionary Reb Zalman Schacter-Shalomi z"l. Listen to the stories of those who were impacted by his teachings and found direction and “deployment" in their life.... Continue Reading →
Date: Sunday, June 28thTime: 7:30 pm EDTCost: Pay-what-you-can (Proceeds go directly to supporting ALEPH)Nefesh Mountain is the place where American Bluegrass and Old-time music meet with Jewish Heritage and tradition. Band leaders, genre-pioneers, and husband and wife Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg are the heart of this eclectic offering, and share their love for American music, their own cultural... Continue Reading →