Ritualwell Immersions

Ritualwell Immersions are interactive online learning opportunities that offer a deep dive into Jewish topics that touch our everyday lives. Study in-depth with expert rabbis and teachers, participate in rich discussions, create rituals and connect with an online community. Come learn with us!

All sessions will be recorded and available to participants. You may join the session live or watch recordings at your own convenience.

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Summer/Fall 2020 Schedule

 

Renewing Our Communities and Ourselves: An Elul Workshop Series

Join four inspiring rabbis on a journey of shared reflection, learning and renewal.

Sundays, August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 2:00–3:15 PM ET

Social Justice & Repentance: Can We Do Teshuvah for Our Indirect Moral Complicity?
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | August 23, 2:00–3:15pm ET

You Do Not Walk Alone: Welcoming Ancestors Into Our Movements for Justice
Rabbi Micah Geurin-Weiss | August 30, 2:00–3:15pm ET

"Who by Silence?": Policing the Boundaries of Jewish Community
Rabbi Emily Cohen | September 6, 2:00–3:15pm ET

Cultivating Trust: Exploring the Writings of Etty Hillesum
Rabbah Dorothy Richman | September 13, 2:00–3:15pm ET

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Poets’ Circle: A Writing Community

Nurture your poetry through monthly workshops. We’ll delve into different themes and craft issues as we circle through the calendar.

Led by Cathleen Cohen and Chelsea Jackson
Mondays, Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, 2020, 7:00–8:30 PM ET

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Return to Self through the Writings of Etty Hillesum: A Five-Day Intensive

During the 10 days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur take a journey inward inspired by one of the most extraordinary Jewish writers from the Holocaust

Led by Hila Ratzabi
Monday through Friday, Sept. 21–25, 12:00–1:00 PM ET

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Building a Shelter of Peace: A Multifaith Poetry Workshop Series

Four poets will lead us toward empathy and healing through the powerful act of poetry writing

Led by Dilruba Ahmed, Cathleen Cohen, Anjana Deshpande, and Chelsea Jackson
Sundays, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, 2020, 2:00–4:00 PM ET

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DeCluttering to DeLight 2.0

This course will support you in the process of moving things out of, and energy into your home

Led by Gari Julius Weilbacher
Thursdays, October 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, 19, 2020, 7:00–8:00 PM ET

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Art for Activists: Using Creativity to Experience Rest and to Renew Energy

Engage in a creative process to facilitate both rest and energy renewal

Led by Rabbi Bec Richman
Thursdays, October 22, 29, and November 5, 2020 7:30-8:45 PM ET

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Holy Words for Troubled Times: Masterclass in Liturgical Poetry

Deepen your liturgical writing practice with workshopping and one-on-one coaching from acclaimed liturgist Alden Solovy

Led by Alden Solovy
Mondays, Nov. 9, Nov. 16, Nov. 23, and Dec. 7, 1:00–2:45p.m. Eastern

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In Their Own Words: American Jews and Social Justice

Using speeches, memoirs and other primary texts, we will immerse in the writings of Jewish activists from the 19th to mid-20th centuries

Led by Dr. Reena Sigman Friedman
Tuesdays, November 10, 17, 24 and Dec. 1, 7:30–8:45 PM ET

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What Past Participants Had to Say ...

Past Immersions

For more information about our past offerings, please click here.

Ritualwell Immersions are produced in collaboration with the Reconstructionist Learning Networks. Visit the Learning Networks homepage to learn more. 

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