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Prayers of the Heart: Shabbat with Rabbi Lynn

Join Rabbi Lynn and the Youth & Family Program for their monthly Saturday-morning Shabbat service with shofar blowing, blessings, and prayer. This service will also include Rabbi Lynn’s telling of Gershon’s Monster – a story of self-forgiveness for Rosh Hashanah....

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Toppling Hate: The Ongoing Story of Bree Newsome

A program for Tsofeem, families, and friends in honor of ReparationsSunday, August 23  On Zoom 10:30 – 11:30amTsofeem participants & their families – No charge (register to get your Zoom link)General Community – $5 Register Our country is in the midst of an uprising against anti-blackness. African Americans are demanding reparations and repair. How do we face this moment? To honor Reparations Sunday, we will share the story of artist and activist Bree Newsome who drew national attention in 2015 when she climbed the flagpole in front of the South Carolina Capitol building and......

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Tsofeem – Preparing the Way (3rd – 7th)

3rd-4th, Thursdays 4 – 4:45pm 5th – 7th, Thursdays 4 – 5pm Part of the Youth & Family Program Register Blow the Shofar! Shout Out to The New Year! Join us for the inauguration of our weekly zoom program for 3rd – 7th grade. This month Tsofeem and Mentors will learn how to blow and make a shofar, learn Hebrew blessing for blowing the shofar and grapple with the protocols and meaning of shofar blowing.  Why do we blow a shofar? What does it mean ‘to be awake’ in Jewish tradition? Additional learning for......

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Snuggle with Torah (K-2nd)

Thursdays  4 – 4:30pm Part of the Youth & Family Program Register   Kids of all ages gather together with the youth mentors for opening prayers and then the Kindergarten – 2nd graders will join Ava to curl up and listen to Torah stories from Genesis that are read in the new year. Your child is invited to create drawings that expresses what they learn from the story. Bring paper, markers, colored paper strips, stickers, glue, and leaves for each session. Children will reflect on the meaning of the story as they experience......

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The Joy of Jewish Dance

With Bruce Bierman & Gilberto MelendezThursday, August 27, 10 – 11:30am Tickets• Chochmat Members $15• General Public $20• Pay What You Can – If the ticket price is beyond your reach, we still want you to come! Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the class, 2 hours before the class, and again at 10 minutes before the class. Buy Tickets for August 27 The Joy of Jewish Dance is a weekly musical movement practice that begins by exploring the deeper healing meanings behind the Hebrew letters with creative movement......

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The Joy of Jewish Dance

With Bruce Bierman & Gilberto Melendez Thursday, August 20, 10 – 11:30am Tickets • Chochmat Members $15 • General Public $20 • Pay What You Can – If the ticket price is beyond your reach, we still want you to come! Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before the class, 2 hours before the class, and again at 10 minutes before the class. Buy Tickets for August 20 The Joy of Jewish Dance is a weekly musical movement practice that begins by exploring the deeper healing meanings behind the Hebrew......

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Self-Compassion and Forgiveness (Elul)

A Loving Approach to Atonementwith Carole PertofskyTuesday, August 25 @7pmon Zoom $9 – Chochmat Members $18 – General Public Pay what you can (because we really want you to join us and price should not be an obstacle) Festival Pass – all Elul events $36 members or $72 nonmembers Register As the Days of Awe approach, we reflect upon the sacred qualities of Rachamim (compassion) and S’lach (forgiveness). Together, we will deeply explore compassion and begin to free ourselves from the adverse impact of the harsh inner critic. The way of self-compassion is to......

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The Heart of Important Conversations (Elul)

with Judith Bell and Daniel EllenbergTuesday, September 15 @7pmon Zoom $9 – Chochmat Members$18 – General PublicPay what you can (because we really want you to join us and price should not be an obstacle)Festival Pass – all Elul events $36 members or $72 nonmembers Buy Tickets Nothing is more important for creating greater intimacy with the important people in your life than to navigate conversations that matter. Join Judith and Daniel for an inspiring and practical workshop that will support your journey to the High Holy Days and prepare you for tashlich. You’ll......

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Yud: The Little Letter that Could (Elul)

A Moving Elul Experience with Bruce Bierman and Gilberto Melendez Thursday September 10 @ 7pm (on Zoom) Chochmat Members – $9  |  General Public – $18  |  or Pay What You Can Festival Pass – $36 Members or $72 Nonmembers for all Elul events Buy Tickets The angular, oppositional shapes and deeper philosophical meanings of the Hebrew letters have long fascinated mystics, artists, and contemporary choreographers alike.  Join celebrated Jewish dance master, Bruce Bierman, for this playful movement workshop spotlighting the Kabbalistic letter connected to the month of Elul— YUD–the smallest of the Hebrew letters that ‘holds much’. Dig deep......

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Shabbat – Live from the Chochmat Courtyard

Note: Still at 6pm, but we won’t be in the courtyard due to air quality Friday, September 11 @ 6pmRSVP to get your Zoom link RSVP with Jhos Singer, Julie Batz, Lior Tsarfatyand special guest Michaelle Goerlitz It is said that during the month of Elul, the Divine One is in the “field,” presenting Itself to us in a place that is easily accessible to everyone. We’re celebrating this Elul Shabbat with music and prayer livestreamed directly from the beautiful Chochmat HaLev courtyard with Jhos, Julie, Lior, and our High Holy Day Ensemble. ......

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