Kedoshim Tihiyu: You Shall Be Holy
Join us on Tuesday May 30, 2017 from 8:00 pm – 1:30 am (you are welcome to come to any part or the entire time) at Congregation Har Hashem (North Building) 3950 Baseline Road, Boulder 80303.
What does holiness mean in a world filled with moral ambiguity? Please join us for sacred study as Boulder’s Jewish spiritual leaders delve into the topic of kedusha and share their personal reflections on the challenges of living a holy life, on this night where we prepare to receive Torah anew.
8:00 pm Candle lighting and Kavanah
8:30 pm Sacred Movement Session led by Rabbi Ori Har DiGennaro
“Preparing for Sinai” with Rabbi Marc Soloway and Morah Yehudis Fishman
9:00 pm Maariv (Evening Service) led by Rabbi Fred Greene
Listening Circle for non-Daveners with Reb Tirzah Firestone
9:30 pm Kiddush led by Rabbi Marc Soloway and Grab a Nosh
9:45 pm Learning Session One
Rabbi Fred Greene: Finding Holiness by Pursuing Peace: Exploring Ruth as Refugee Rabbi Ruthie Gelfarb: You Shall be Holy – Animal Rights in Judaism
Rabbi Tirzah Firestone: Kudsha Brich Hu u’Sh’chintai – Study of this Mystical Incantation
10:45 pm Haver Panel – Kedoshim T’hiyu -You Shall Be Holy! Boulder’s spiritual leaders reflect on the concept of holiness and how to bring it into our lives.
Rabbis Ruthie Gelfarb, Sarah Bracha Gershuny, Fred Greene, Ori Har DiGennaro,
Hannah Laner, Marc Soloway, Morah Yehudis Fishman.
Moderator: Rabbi Tirzah Firestone
12:00 am Midnight meditation led by Reb Tirzah Firestone
12:30 am Learning Session Two
Morah Yehudis: “A Holy Nation.” The Torah describes us as a Mamlechet Cohanim – A Kingdom of Priests. What does it mean to be a holy nation?
Rabbi Marc: Havdalah – Holy and Unholy, Sacred and Profane.
1:30-3:00am Optional learning