Sunday, May 3, 2015 Iyyar 14, 5775
Organization:
Germantown Jewish Centre
Cost:
$60/$75

Location

400 West Ellet Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
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The Germantown Jewish Centre (GJC) has been the heart of the Jewish community in Northwest Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs for 75 years. We are a vibrant, pluralistic and egalitarian synagogue located in Mount Airy and committed to

Through the Gates: Exploring the Omer Together

March 20, 2013 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

We will move through the weeks between Pesach and Shavuot as a group, in chevruta (study partners), deepening and magnifying our individual experience of counting the days by our sustained presence with one another. Chant and poetry, along with the spiritual tools of journaling, meditation, blessing, and prayer will be our guides and constant companions. No experience of counting the Omer is necessary.  All are welcome!

Our journey will culminate with an evening of chant on May 13th  with Rabbi Shefa Gold, in preparation of Shavuot.  This will be a separate event from the workshop, but interconnected, and will take place at GJC.

4 Wednesday Evenings, 7-8:30pm

At Germantown Jewish Centre

* March 20

* April 3

* April 17

* May 1

GJC Members $60 / Non-Members $75

Poet and mystic activist Susan Windle is the author of Through the Gates: A Practice for Counting the Omer and a graduate of Rabbi Shefa Gold’s Kol Zimra chant leadership program.

GJC member Leah Weisman weaves her love of chant, mussar, yoga & mysticism into her Jewish Spiritual journey and teachings.  She is a graduate of Rabbi Shefa Gold’s Kol Zimra chant leadership.

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