Classes to Prepare for the High Holidays

Prepare for the High Holy Days…Chochmat HaLev offers a wonderful array of programs to help you prepare for the High Holy Days. After the New Year, we celebrate Sukkot with many additional opportunities to share our connections together.

Sacred Chant Intensive 
Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks
Sundays, August 9, 16, 23, 30 and September 6, 6:00-8:00 pm at Chochmat HaLev

Torah of Awakening: The Three Pillars of Spiritual Awakening
Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks
Monday, August 10, 2015, 7:30-9:30 pm at Chochmat HaLev

Magic of Music, Meditation and Middot – an Elul Retreat
Laura Goldman and Lior Tsarfaty                                                                                     Sunday, August 30, 10:00am – 5:00pm at Chochmat HaLev

S’lichot
Marcia Falk and participation by Maggid Jhos Singer and Shlichat Tzibbur Julie Batz.
Saturday, September 5, 7:00-10:00pm at Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake Street, San Francisco

Wake Up Before It’s Over
Maggid Jhos Singer
Tuesday, September 8, 7:00-9:00pm at Chochmat HaLev

Tashlikh – Casting Off
Maggid Jhos Singer, and Deborah Newbrun
Monday, September 14, 4:00pm – 5:00pm at Cal campus side of Dana and Bancroft.

Dance of Forgiveness Women’s Dance Sanctuary
Miriam Peretz and Rachel Valfer Sills
Thursday, September 17, 7:00-9:00pm at Chochmat HaLev

Prepare Yourself / Immerse Yourself: The Annual Chochmat HaLev High Holy Days MikvahCancelled due to Lake Anza closed
Jeffrey Kessler and Janet Falk
Sunday, September 20, 9:00am – 10:00am at Lake Anza Beach, Tilden Regional Park

Yoga For Renewal: Rooted in Jewish Mystical Teachings
with Julie Emden of Jewish LearningWorks
Sunday Sept 20, 2:00-4:00pm at 4th Street Yoga, 1809C 4th Street, Berkeley

Ongoing Meditation Programs with High Holy Days Theme

Meditation of Presence
Jeffrey Kessler and Laura Goldman
Wednesdays, August 19 and 26, September 2 and 9
8:15am – 9:00am at Chochmat HaLev

Contemplative Shabbat Morning Service
Jeffrey Kessler and Janet Falk
Saturdays, August 15 and September 19
10:30am – 12:15pm at Chochmat HaLev