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The High Priest and High Holy Day Prayer

What Does It Mean to Pray (Tefillah)?with Rabbi Dorothy RichmanMonday, September 21 @ 7pm PST Tickets$9 Chochmat & Makor Or Members$18 General Public Buy Tickets Prayer, according to the rabbis of the Talmud, is avodah shebalev, the service of the heart. Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel calls prayer  “a microcosm of the soul.” Yet, how can a book filled with prayers other people wrote hundreds of years ago be a pathway to the individual,  idiosyncratic Jewish soul?  Looking at different stories of the High Priest featured throughout the High Holy day mahzor, we will explore radical re-imaginings of......

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Torah Study

Saturdays, 9:30 – 11amwith Eric StrellisJoin with Zoom It is a tree of life to all who take hold of it, and whoever keeps hold of it is happy; its ways are ways of pleasantness, and all its paths are peace.  – Proverbs 3:17-18 If Torah is our Tree of Life, where are its roots, how does it flower, what does its fruit taste like? Answers to these questions, and more, are revealed to us every week when we study together. Engaging with Torah allows us to access an Eternal Wisdom that often......

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Friday Night Shabbat

Cultivating the Wisdom of Our Heartswith Jhos Singer, Julie Batz, and Lior TsarfatyFridays, 5:30 – 6:30pmOn ZoomMeeting ID 826 946 797Passcode 941869 Join Jhos, Julie, and Lior in chants and a meditation circle. Share support, care, and the sweetness of our community as we prepare to enter Shabbat. DONATION INFOOur Shabbat services are supported by donation. Each donation, small and large, allows us to continue with this offering.• Donate online chochmat.org/give• Venmo @chochmat  (phone 510-704-1767)• Paypal shalom@chochmat.org ZOOM INFOIf you are new to Zoom, join early and follow the prompts to download the free software.Join with video......

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