Opening the Door to Death

Rabbi Ori Har DiGennaro
Rabbi Ori Har DiGennaro

Conscious Learning Community and Rabbi Ori Har invites you to join us for a life affirming, thought provoking and transformative retreat, based on Reb Zalman’s Sage-ing work.

Death is part of life. When we recognize that life is finite, we are challenged to live each moment fully.

This intensive program focuses on pulling the taboo subject of death out of the closet, and facing our mortality with honesty, vulnerability and integrity. We will learn how to move our comfort levels in dealing with dying, death, after life and bereavement, and through this work bring new meaning into our lives.

Our experience will include readings, journaling, meditation and discussion. Each of us will have time to write our own obituary, vidui (“deathbed confession”), and spiritual or ethical will. We will also work with end-of-life medical wishes. We will take home with us the tools to update and expand these writings as life continues to unfold. While concentrating on practices based in Jewish wisdom, we will also draw on other traditions.

Conscious Learning CommunityWho: Anyone interested to continue their training or simply gain the insight and skills for own life!
When: February 8 -12, 2015. Starting Sunday, February 8th, at 6:00 pm followed by February 9-12, 8:45 am-4:30 pm.
Where: 3982 Arbol Court, Boulder, 80301
Cost: $375.  Scholarships are available.

About Ori Har DiGennaro

Rabbi Ori Har received ordination as Mashpi'ah Ruchanit, Sage-ing Mentor and Rabbi from ALEPH - Alliance for Jewish Renewal. She co-founded and directs the Center for Spiritual Friendship in Boulder - an interfaith center for Hashpa'ah in many forms. She serves as a spiritual director for individuals, and groups, as well as leading Sage-ing workshops. Reb Ori is also a practitioner of Embodied Torah and devotional dance, and is on faculty in The Embodying Spirit Training Program. Ori has been an adult educator of Biblical Hebrew, Torah and meditation for over twenty years, and is the author of "God Speaks Here and Now: A Guide for Living." A native of Israel now living in Boulder, CO, Reb Ori is married, has two children, two step-children and is a Savta of two grandchildren. Visit our website

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