Join us on Sunday, January 16 at 7:00 PM for a celebration of the trees! We’ll enjoy some beautiful, short teachings of this ancient, ecological holiday and a beautiful concert with Achi ben Shalom, singer/songwriter/musical director in the SF Bay Area. The event is co-sponsored by Jewish Renewal communities…P’nai Or of Portland and the Aquarian Minyan.
Wednesday, October 20, 4:30 PM
Please join Reb David, Rabbi Sue Morningstar, Rabbi Julie Benioff, Rabbi Jackie Brodsky, Rabbi Emanuel Ben-David, and Daniel Greenblatt and Ross Albertson of the Hevre Kadisha (Jewish Burial Society) to learn about the beautiful way we deal with death in our tradition from Shmira (watching over the body) to Tahara
Everyone is welcome to join Rabbi David Zaslow, Maggidah Cyrise, guest cantor, Hazan Baruch Morris, supported by Daniel Greenblatt, Maggidah Devorah Zaslow, Allen Kenner and others our beautiful, musical High Holy Day services.
Non-members are asked to pre-register in advance. We look forward to welcoming you!
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Is the Hebrew Goddess hiding in plain sight? In this Two part class we’ll study the history of the Canaanite/Israelite Goddess Asherah. We’ll study her evolution from ancient mother/tree/fertility Goddess, to consort of
New Class Offering: Talmud +
starting January 7, every Thursday at 12:00 Noon
co-sponsored by Temple Emek Shalom and Havurah Shir Hadash.
In this class we will uncover gems in the broadest sense of Torah, that includes all parts of the Tanakh (Bible), as well as our oral Torah (Talmud, legends, Halakha and midrash). Each week we’ll try to acquire the tools that help us study our Jewish tradition with a focus on our yearly holiday cycle. Wherever possible, the original text in Hebrew will be presented, followed by the English translation. Each reading will be followed by a short discussion, to enhance the understanding of what we just read. The reference material that will be presented and used during the classes will be available here for you to download or review online at your convenience.
We invite you to join our very first live-streaming Shabbaton with Rabbi Rachel Barenblat and Rabbi David Markus, celebrating spiritual connectivity in the legacy of Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (1924-2014), pathfinder and futurist for Jewish spirituality in the emerging digital age. REGISTRATION CLOSES JUNE 12, 2PM PT.
Intermediate Class with Ayala Zonnenschein, American Israeli, for those who would like to become more fluent readers, learn Hebrew roots and gain vocabulary.
Class meets on Mondays from 2-3:30 PM. $30 donation for each 4 week block for non-members, $25 for members. Classes are ongoing and open to new students.
Advanced Beginner’s Hebrew Class for those who know the Aleph Bet and would like to improve fluency as well as learn some vocabulary is ongoing, Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 AM.
Beginner’s Hebrew Class now forming to begin in March 2021. For those who wish to learn to read and write Hebrew. Day of the week and time TBD.
Call Ayala at 541-292-0805 for more info or contact via email at email@example.com.