What’s happening at Bonai Shalom for the next week! Please see our website for the whole list of events, zoom information, and all other updates! https://bonaishalom.org/
Torah Yoga with Caron Robinson – Friday May 1, 8:00am – Join Caron Robinson Friday mornings at 8am for a healing and Torah-inspired yoga session. If you can, get your mat, a blanket or two, a tennis ball or something slightly softer, and a strap. This class is run through the JCC’s zoom, so please pre-register beforehand! And Caron is preparing to offer yoga for older adults, if this is something that interests you, email Caron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kabbalabazoom – Friday, May 1, 4:30pm – Songful Family Kabbalat Shabbat Services with Rabbi Marc –
Shmooze and Community Kabbalat Shabbat – Friday, May 1, 5:45pm – Shmooze at 5:45pm, Services at 6pm.
Livestream Shabbat Service with Rabbi Marc – Saturday May 2, 9:30-11:15am
Community Havdalah and L’chaim! – Saturday, May 2, 8:45pm – Back by popular demand! The summer hours are upon us, so for you late-nighters this it the perfect event. 8:45 – singing, ritual, intention-setting. And bring a l’chaim if you want!
Happy Birthday Israel! Yom Ha’Atzmaouth Family Celebration – Sunday, May 3, 10:30am – Join us in celebrating Israel’s 72nd birthday! There will be songs, games, and stories with Rabbi Marc and Esther.
New Program* Daily Dose of Wisdom from Pirkei Avot – Monday, May 4, 8:30pm – Leading up to Shavuot, join Rabbi Marc and other teachers for a short, nightly dose of rabbinic wisdom from Pirkei Avot, the pithy text that we study at this time of year.
Tuesday Morning Minyan – Tuesday, May 5, 8:00am – Join our hamish, warm kehilla for morning prayers.
Text Study Group – Tuesday, May 5th, 1:00pm – We will be starting “Man’s Quest for God” by Abraham Joshua Heschel. Newcomers are welcome anytime. Please contact Dr. Robert Winer if you are interested in participating in our next text study or wish to learn more: email@example.com
Daily Dose of Wisdom from Pirkei Avot – Tuesday, May 5, 8:30pm – Leading up to Shavuot, join Rabbi Marc and other teachers for a short, nightly dose of rabbinic wisdom from Pirkei Avot, the pithy text that we study at this time of year.
Meditation led by Rabbi Marc – Wednesday, May 6, 9:00am – Register in advance for this event: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctce-qrD0jGNRHf2UEHDkC6R4tlUiBmKtk
Talmud Class with Rabbi Marc – Wednesday, May 6, 12:00pm – Beginners are welcome and this class is open to learners of all levels: you don’t need to be able to read Hebrew to take this class. Talmud is a philosophical, legal, and story-filled Rabbinic conversation that was created and compiled from the first to sixth centuries CE. It is the Oral Torah. It is a commentary on the Bible. It is radical and it is the blueprint of the Jewish mind and spirit.
Daily Dose of Wisdom from Pirkei Avot – Wednesday, May 6, 8:30pm – Leading up to Shavuot, join Rabbi Marc and other teachers for a short, nightly dose of rabbinic wisdom from Pirkei Avot, the pithy text that we study at this time of year.
Thursday Morning Minyan – Thursday, May 7, 7:30am – Join our hamish, warm kehilla for morning prayers.
Beginner’s Hebrew – Thursday, May 7, 12:00pm – This class is designed for learners who have little to no Hebrew. Newcomers welcome!
Bonai Writing Circle with Rabbi Marc and Barbra Cohn – Thursday, May 7, 6:30pm – If you’ve been yearning to write but never seem to have the time, or if you’re interested in writing with other creatives, you’ll now have a space and time to put pen to paper. No judgments, no critiquing, just friendly support . We’ll be using Natalie Goldberg’s device of short meditations followed by timed writings with suggested prompts.
Conversational Hebrew – Thursday, May 7, 6:30pm – You’ll learn the skills necessary for introductions, ordering at a restaurant, buying things at shops, etc. Newcomers welcome!