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April 2017
28April
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Contemplative Kabbalat Shabbat

Estelle Frankel and friends. 4th Friday. April 28  7:30 pm-9:00pm. The Practice of Impeccable Speech: A Teaching for the Omer Join us for a contemplative and celebratory Kabbalat Shabbat service with Estelle Frankel (drash), Renee Benmeleh (vocals), Bruce Silverman (percussion), Dave Rosenfeld (guitar/violin), and Daniella Salzman (movement).  Estelle's drash will focus on the practice of impeccable speech as a teaching for the omer. ***This service is adult-oriented but older children who are comfortable with periods of silence are welcome.

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29April
Chochmat HaLev Garden Room, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Torah Study

Saturdays: 9:30 - 11:00 AM. Eric Strellis. When we study the revealed Torah an open miracle is wrought. – Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl. Come join us every Shabbat morning to read the week’s Parsha (Torah portion) aloud in English and share what jumps out at us from the story. Everyone is welcome, no experience is necessary. We meet in the Garden Room at Chochmat HaLev. Enter through the gate by the driveway on Prince Street.

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May 2017
03May
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Meditation of Presence

Jeffrey Kessler and Laura Goldman. Wednesdays: 8:15 – 9:00 am. Location : Chochat HaLev. We sit together in silence, after a brief teaching on Meditation Practice in connection with the Weekly Torah Portion or where we find ourselves in the Jewish Sacred Calendar.

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04May
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Morning Chanting & Meditation Service

Morning Chanting & Meditation Service Every Thursday, 7:30am - 8:30am Starting March 16 Location: Chochmat HaLev Start your day with chanting, meditation and a little Torah wisdom. In a warm and welcoming group we will chant our gratitude and prayers following the arc of the morning service and connect around the week’s Torah portion. Includes Mourners Kaddish. All are welcome, no knowledge of prayers, music or Hebrew needed. If you are interested, please sign up here so we can see if we will get a 10-person minyan.  By signing up you can support those who want a full minyan to say Kaddish for a loved one.  The service will happen even if there is not a minyan.

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05May
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Tot Shabbat

1st & 3rd Friday: 6 - 7:30 pm. Jen Miriam Altman, Alon Altman. Our incredibly popular, child-loved and parent-approved Tot Shabbat is offered twice a month. Sing, dance, and bless with Jen Miriam Altman, Alon Altman, Raizel the Camel, and her other fabulous puppet friends! The half-hour service includes candle-lighting; singalongs with guitar, drums, and other instruments; puppets; and dancing with scarves.The service ends with Kiddush and Hamotzi, followed by potluck dinner. Bring a dish to share. The Celebratory Kabbalat Shabbat begins at 7:30 pm and is adult-focused, but all ages are welcome. Please donate to the Tot Shabbat childcare providers on the donation page.

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