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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Fall/Winter 2020 Schedule

 

Embodying Purim Joy: Hasidic and Shtetl Dance with Rabbi Daniel Brenner

Dance with us at this special holiday event, where we'll utilize a folktale to magically transport ourselves to the shtetl of the 1880s
 
Led by Daniel Brenner
Tuesday, February 24th, 8:00 PM ET
 

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Writing for Joy and Resilience: A Spiritual Writing Series

Join us for a month-long series exploring writing as spiritual practice. We will delve into daily writing prompts inspired by chants, songs, meditations and prayers. Each Friday, there will be an optional hour-long community gathering to share our writing from the week and do a writing exercise together.
 
Led by Ritualwell, February 28 – March 27th
Opening Reading: Sunday, February 28th, 7:00-8:00 pm ET
Featuring: Mónica Gomery, Elliot batTzedek, and Hila Ratzabi
 

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Refuah Shleimah: A Healing Ritual Marking a Year of Pandemic

Join Ritualwell to mark the one-year anniversary of the pandemic with a ritual to hold our losses and create hope for healing. We will mourn those we have lost, pray for those who are sick, acknowledge the changes in our lives, express gratitude for the vaccine, and set intentions for better days to come.
 
Hosted by Hila Ratzabi, Executive Editor of Ritualwell
Featuring Rabbi Sandra Lawson, Trisha Arlin, Elana Bell, Cathleen Cohen, Rabbi Haviva Ner-David, Alden Solovy, and more TBA
Thursday, March 11th, 12:00pm–1:15pm ET
 

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From Brokenness to Holiness: Engaging the Creative Mind to Heal the Wounded Will

Join us on a journey of exploring and employing intentional processes and practices to engage with brokenness
 
Led by D’vorah Horn-Greenberg
Mondays, March 1, 8, 15 and 22, 7:00–8:15 PM ET
 

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On the Path to Liberation: A Jewish Men's Series

We are excited to invite Jewish men* to join us on a four-week ritual journey in preparation for Passover & our own liberation. Together we will explore our individual and collective mitzrayim or narrow places, and see what Jewish tools we can lean on to find a greater expanse in our bodies and in our lives.
 
Led by Dor & Ophir Haberer
Tuesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 7:00pm–8:15pm ET
* including male-identified or male-socialized people, trans men and cisgender men
 

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Rainbow Lev: Jewish LGBTQ+ Teen Leadership Program

Join fellow LGBTQ+ Jewish teens across the globe in this four-week leadership series reclaiming and queering Jewish ritual experience. This workshop will give you the skills to use ritual as a tool for empowerment, inspirational change and joyous celebration!
 
Led by Chaplain Reed Kolber
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 7:00pm–8:30pm ET
 

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Etching the Ghost: A Poetry Reading and Gathering with Cathleen Cohen

Join us for a reading of poems that explore how this art form can help us express our truths, process our challenges and joys, and flourish. Cathleen Cohen will read from her new book, Etching the Ghost, followed by readings from Anjana Deshpande, Anne Schulman, Amy Steingart and Rabbi Gila Ruskin. 
 
Led by Cathleen Cohen
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 7:00–8:00 PM ET
 

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Past Immersions

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

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