Jewish Life and Culture

The Jís NEW Jewish Life & Culture department is pleased to present a full slate of new programs!

 

Arts, Ideas & Jewish Life

Be sure to check out some of our dynamic Fall programs in our NEW
Arts, Ideas & Jewish Life Brochure! 

 

 Fall 2014 HaMakom

 

Rosh Chodesh: Rhythm of the Months Walking Meditation
Join us on the first morning of every Hebrew month as we spend time outdoors to reflect on the cycles of nature, the rhythms of the Jewish calendar.
When: Oct. 25 (Cheshvan), Nov. 23 (Kislev), Dec. 23 (Tevet), Jan. 21 (Sh’vat)
Where: Horseshoe Lake, Shaker Lake (meet on the bridge at the lake outlet west end of the lake)

Fee: Free, no pre-registration required For information contact Kirby Date, kdate@sbcglobal.net

Tishrei Chevruta Study
Tuesdays, Sept 23 – Oct. 14 • 7-8:30 pm

Participants will join local Rabbis from all denominations once a week to study their favorite texts related to the fall holidays. Working in chevruta (partner study) will allow participants to bring their different experiences, sensitivities and insights to a text. The program will culminate with a community text study and celebration in the Mandel JCC sukkah, hol hamoed sukkot.
Fee: Free for members / members of community partners*
        Community: $10 all four sessions $5 drop-in fee

With Heart in Mind: Mussar Teachings to Transform Your Life with Alan Morinis
November 11 • 7 pm
Join us as part of the Mandel JCC’s Jewish Book Festival to discuss Morinis’ latest book, With Heart in Mind that describes 48 methods through which one can acquire Torah and turn them into a straightforward weekly practice.
Fee: $10 Members / $12 Community

Everyday Holiness: The Spiritual Path of Mussar
November 12 • 12-2 pm
Mussar practice leads us on a path of personal spiritual transformation. We will focus on the middah, (soul trait) of humility. Through text study, conversation with chevruta (study partner), meditation and gerushin (repetition of a phrase) we will explore this middah together.
Facilitated by Alan Morinis
Fee: $36 includes dairy lunch

Rosh Chodesh: Rhythm of the Months Walking Meditation
Sept. 25 (Tishrei), Oct. 25 (Cheshvan), Nov. 23 (Kislev), Dec. 23 (Tevet), Jan. 21 (Sh’vat)
Horseshoe Lake, Shaker Lake (meet on the bridge at the lake outlet west end of the lake)
Join us on the first morning of every Hebrew month as we spend time outdoors to reflect on the cycles of nature, the rhythms of the Jewish calendar.
Fee: Free, no pre-registration required
For information contact Kirby Date, kdate@sbcglobal.net

For a complete list of co-sponsors for each program, visit www.hamakomcleveland.org


Lunch and Learn - Everyday Holiness: The Spiritual Path of Mussar with Alan Morrinis
Mussar practice leads us on a path of personal spiritual transformation. We will focus on the middah, (soul trait) of humility. Through text study, conversation with chevruta (study partner), meditation and gerushin (repetition of a phrase) we will explore this middah together.
When: Wednesday, Nov 12 • 12-2 pm

Where: Mandel JCC
Fee: $36, includes dairy lunch