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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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dancing hamantaschen with silly faces

with Jen Miriam and Melita (from Octopretzel)Thursday, February 25 | 5-6pm | on Zoom$20 per familyCo-sponsored by Chochmat HaLev, Urban Adamah, and Kehillah Synagogue Register Join Jen and Melita for a fun Purim celebration geared toward kids and families. Their interactive Zoom concert will include original and traditional songs, as well as their take on the story of Purim, told through puppets. Wear a costume! Sing and dance along, jam out on instruments from home, and spin your groggers. Since we can’t celebrate Purim together in person this year, this is the next best......

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"Deli Man" - A Nosh & Schmooze

with …. Erik Greenberg Anjou, Deli Man director Peter Levitt, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Saul’s Deli, Berkeleyand Joel ben Izzy,  author and storyteller, as the MC Tuesday, March 16  |  7-8:30pm  |  on Zoom For Chochmat Members – RSVP to get your linkNot a member? Sign up here RSVP for Chochmat Members For some, delicatessen food is close to a religious experience. Ready for a little fun? Join us for an evening with Deli Man director, Erik Greenberg Anjou, and Peter Levitt of Saul’s Deli. Erik and Peter will entertain us with some stories and......

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