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Yoga for Passover

with Julie Emden of Embodied Jewish LearningSunday, March 21  |  2 – 4pm PST / 5-7 pm EST cosponsored by Chochmat HaLev Register When Moses first saw the burning bush, he said:I will turn aside now and see this great sight (Exodus 3:3) Join us for an extended practice of “turning” in this gentle Iyengar-based yoga and movement practice as a resource for noticing and finding amazement in our everyday movements. Learn about and experience the wonder of the skeletal structures that allow our bodies to twist and turn.   No one turned away......

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The Joy of Jewish Dance

With Bruce Bierman & Gilberto MelendezThursday, April 29 | 10 – 11:30am PDT 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 and 2 hours before the class. Buy Tickets for April 29 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 midrash (improvisation). Then we take our......

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The Joy of Jewish Dance

With Bruce Bierman & Gilberto MelendezThursday, April 22 | 10 – 11:30am PDT 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 and 2 hours before the class. Buy Tickets for April 22 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 midrash (improvisation). Then we take our......

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The Joy of Jewish Dance

With Bruce Bierman & Gilberto MelendezThursday, April 15 | 10 – 11:30am PDT 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 and 2 hours before the class. Buy Tickets for April 15 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 midrash (improvisation). Then we take our......

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The Joy of Jewish Dance

With Bruce Bierman & Gilberto MelendezThursday, April 8 | 10 – 11:30am PDT 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 and 2 hours before the class. Buy Tickets for April 8 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 midrash (improvisation). Then we take our......

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The Joy of Jewish Dance

With Bruce Bierman & Gilberto MelendezThursday, April 1 | 10 – 11:30am PDT 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 and 2 hours before the class. Buy Tickets for April 1 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 midrash (improvisation). Then we take our......

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Miriam at the river with baby Moses

Family and Community Passover Celebrationwith Benjamin Mertz, Bruce Bierman, Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, and the Chochmat Jewish SchoolThursday, April 1  | 5 PM  – 6 PM  |  on Zoom TicketsChochmat Members – $5General Public – $10Jewish School Families – No additional charge – included in cost of program (We’ll send you the link!) Tickets Why is this night different? Because tonight we share old and new stories of liberation.  Because tonight we ask big questions, sing and dance with friends, family and invited guests so everyone feels welcome. May our stories of the past build......

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bird singing in tree

An Introduction to Nonviolent Communication During the Counting of the Omer with Kathy Simon, Ph.D. Tuesdays  |  7 – 8:15pmApril 6, 13, 20, 27 Tickets for the 4-class series$80 – Chochmat Members$120 – General PublicOr Pay What You CanThis is a fundraiser for Chochmat HaLev! Tickets In our tradition, so many of the things about which we seek t’shuvah, return, have to do with the ways we speak to each other.  We speak harshly, or we neglect to speak up when truth or justice demand that we do so. We dismiss what we......

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God of Vengeance

An artful adaptation of Sholem Asch’s ground-breaking 1906 play. Presented by the Yiddish Theatre EnsembleDirected by Bruce BiermanEnglish translation by Caraid O’Brien Streaming from Saturday, March 20 @ 8:30pm to Tuesday, March 23 @ 11:30pm PSTYour access information will be sent today (March 20) at 6pm Pacific Time. You may view multiple times.Run time 100 min. Tickets: $18, $36, $54 All ticket sales are final. Note: $54 tickets include a special invite to our VIP Conversation on Sunday, March 21, 4pm PST. With host Sara Felder and God of Vengeance cast members Tickets ABOUT THE......

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illustration of picture frames hanging from a tree

A Zoom Schmooze with Leah Shelleda Tuesday, May 4  |  7 – 8:30pmfor Chochmat MembersNot a member? Sign up here. RSVP for Chochmat Members As Jews, we have two lineages. One is our personal genealogy and the other is the heritage of biblical figures who many of us grew up with, or learned about later: Abraham, Sarah, Joseph, Miriam – and so many more. Join other Chochmat members to share a story about one of your ancestors. Tell us if there is a biblical figure you identify with and why. And, using our imaginations,......

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