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Kehilla Retreat Playshops & Learn-shops!

Saturday, July 2, 1:30-4pm

SHULAMIT VERY VERY BESTMelodies of Shabbat Afternoon with our own Hazzan Shulamit
Shulamit will lead us in niggunim for Shabbat – we will lose ourselves in these wordless melodies of joy, peace, longing and awe. How perfect not to need to remember words or require song sheets – nothing but our voices and the birds.




The Buddha and the Baal Shem Tov with Rabbi Burt
Rabbi Burt has long been studying the spiritual insights of both The Buddha and The BESHT. Come join him under a tree and discover what he’s discovered. This is in preparation for a class that he intends to teach in the Fall.



DebbieFier-happyThe Rhythms of the Meadow with Debbie Fier
This drumming/percussive circle takes its inspiration from our own heartbeats and the cycle of a Shabbat in the beauty of the meadow. Join Debbie in an informal drum circle which is not to be missed!


RabbiDavidFree-form discussion with Rabbi David
Saturday afternoon under a tree, Rabbi David offers us an opportunity to discuss whatever comes to consciousness and then to play with it in the context of the Jewish past or present. Feel free to come with or without a topic you’d like to pursue.


Julie Emden new photoResting with Shabbat, Moving with Tammuz with with Julie Emden, Director of Embodied Jewish Learning, Jewish LearningWorks.
Enter into Shabbat and the new month of Tammuz with an embodied practice of gentle movement, dance, drawing, and writing. Discover your own sensing, moving body as a resource for presence, joy and calm while gaining a deeper connection to this time of the week, this time of the year, and to yourself.



Lynn LazarusRelaxin’ Paper Art with Lynn Lazarus
Join Lynn for some easy going paper creativity — in good company and with plenty of good instructions. Great for families to do together. It’ll be FUN!




SOCIAL JUSTICEKehilla’s Economic Justice Committee will host an information and conversation table during lunchtime. Including the upcoming death penalty ballot measures, and other timely initiatives.




Board gamesDuring the afternoon there will be a game table. Bring your favorite board game!

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