Programs to prepare for High Holy Days

Prepare for the High Holy Days…

IMG_6809_640Chochmat HaLev offers a wonderful array of programs to help you prepare for the High Holy Days.

After the New Year, we celebrate Sukkot with many opportunities to share our connections together.

Elul: Preparing for Transformation and Setting Intentions for the New Year
Gavriel Strauss
Tuesday, August 6, 7:15-9:15pm at Chochmat HaLev

Composing an Ethical Will
Rabbi SaraLeya Schley
Wednesday, August 14, 7:00pm – 9:30pm at Chochmat HaLev

The Sacred Journey of the Hebrew Priestess
A Ritual Workshop for Women
Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute Co-Founders
Rabbi Jill Hammer and Taya Shere
Thursday August 15, 6-10 pm at Chochmat HaLev

Come Into the High Holy Days with Your Whole Heart: A Day-long Meditation Retreat in Preparation for the High Holy Days
Jeffrey Kessler and Laura Goldman
Saturday, August 17, 10:30am – 5:00pm at Chochmat HaLev

Teaching of T’shuva
Rav Daniel Kohn
Sunday, August 18, 7 pm at Chochmat HaLev

S’lichot – Service of Forgiveness
Rabbi SaraLeya Schley
Saturday, August 31, 9:00pm – 10:30pm at Chochmat HaLev

Tashlikh – Casting Off
Maggid Zelig Golden
Thursday, September 5, 4:00pm – 5:00pm at fountain to entrance of Cal Campus, Bancroft & College

Prepare Yourself / Immerse Yourself: The Annual Chochmat HaLev High HolyDay Mikvah
Laura Goldman and Jeffrey Kessler
Sunday, September 8, 8:45am – 10:00am at Lake Anza Beach, Tilden Regional Park

Giving and Receiving Holy Blessings
Rich Robinson                                                                                                                         Monday September 9, 8:00 – 9:30 pm. at Chochmat HaLev


Ongoing Elul Meditation Programs (High Holy Days Theme)

Meditation of Presence
Jeffrey Kessler and Laura Goldman
Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21, 28
8:15am – 9:00am at Chochmat HaLev

Torah of Awakening
Reb Brian Yosef Schachter-Brooks
Mondays, August 12, 19, 26 and September 2
7:30 – 9:30pm at Chochmat HaLev

Contemplative Shabbat Morning Service
Jeffrey Kessler and Laura Goldman
Saturday, August 17
10:30am – 12:15pm at Chochmat HaLev

Contemplative Shabbat Evening Service
Estelle Frankel and friends
Friday, August 23
7:30pm at Chochmat HaLev (followed by Kiddush and Dessert potluck)