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Ritual Writing Well: Online learning for Jewish seekers, creatives & ritual-makers 

Ritualwell offers a gathering space to build vibrant community through online learning events. We cultivate creativity and we support people from diverse backgrounds who want to make Jewish practice their own.  

We welcome all participants—those with established creative practices and those who come seeking inspiration and growth. Bring your curiosity and imagination–our dynamic facilitators are ready to meet you! 

Ignite your Jewish creative spark: 

  • FREE standalone learning sessions with innovative Jewish teachers, writers, liturgists and creative leaders are designed to offer a taste of our Immersions; 
  • Ritualwell Immersions build community, deep engagement and learning in a 4 or 6 week online class; 
  • ADVOT creative community of Jewish ritual innovators, poets and liturgists meet regularly to share work, support and empower each other. 

No prior experience or knowledge necessary. All are welcome!  

Filter by “program type” or “browse by topic” to find topics such as: liturgy, poetry, fiction, spiritual essay, spiritual practice, art, & more! 

ADVOT is Ritualwell’s online community of Jewish writers, poets, liturgists and ritual creators. Enjoy multiple Ritualwell Immersions throughout the year. Access our weekly online writing space, hevruta pairings, online retreats, an anthology, & more!

Browse our many other Ritualwell programs below!

Event Calendar

Moses, A Stranger Among Us: A Conversation with Rabbi Maurice Harris

Facilitator: Maurice Harris

Program Type: Free

Topic: Moses, Passover, Testament: the Story of Moses

Zoom

Join Rabbi Maurice Harris, seen most recently on Netflix's new docudrama series, 'Testament: The Story of Moses' for a conversation about this complex prophet.

Free
Recurring

The Jewish Approach to Conflict Transformation

Facilitator: Rabbi Ezra Weinberg

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: conflict resolution, Jewish texts

Zoom

Jewish tradition is a storehouse of wisdom and practical application on how to navigate the world of conflict and how we respond to it. In this Immersion, we will explore what conflict transformation might look like in our times.

$250

Recurring

Judaism Through The Kaleidoscope: Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook

Facilitator: Daniel Raphael Silverstein

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: God, spirituality, texts

Zoom

Join us explore the rich, beautiful writings of Rav Kook and use them as opportunities for spiritual practice, including creative writing and guided embodied exercises.

$250
Recurring

The Jewish Approach to Conflict Transformation

Facilitator: Rabbi Ezra Weinberg

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: conflict resolution, Jewish texts

Zoom

Jewish tradition is a storehouse of wisdom and practical application on how to navigate the world of conflict and how we respond to it. In this Immersion, we will explore what conflict transformation might look like in our times.

$250
Recurring

Presence and Absence: Images of the Divine in Kabbalah

Facilitator: Rabbi Margie Jacobs

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: Art, creative writing, Kabbalah, spirituality

Zoom

In this study of the Zohar, we'll explore the Shekhinah, the feminine, immanent, indwelling Sacred Presence, through the use of art materials and reflective writing.

$250
Recurring

Judaism Through The Kaleidoscope: Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook

Facilitator: Daniel Raphael Silverstein

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: God, spirituality, texts

Zoom

Join us explore the rich, beautiful writings of Rav Kook and use them as opportunities for spiritual practice, including creative writing and guided embodied exercises.

$250
Recurring

The Jewish Approach to Conflict Transformation

Facilitator: Rabbi Ezra Weinberg

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: conflict resolution, Jewish texts

Zoom

Jewish tradition is a storehouse of wisdom and practical application on how to navigate the world of conflict and how we respond to it. In this Immersion, we will explore what conflict transformation might look like in our times.

$250
Recurring

Presence and Absence: Images of the Divine in Kabbalah

Facilitator: Rabbi Margie Jacobs

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: Art, creative writing, Kabbalah, spirituality

Zoom

In this study of the Zohar, we'll explore the Shekhinah, the feminine, immanent, indwelling Sacred Presence, through the use of art materials and reflective writing.

$250
Recurring

Judaism Through The Kaleidoscope: Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook

Facilitator: Daniel Raphael Silverstein

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: God, spirituality, texts

Zoom

Join us explore the rich, beautiful writings of Rav Kook and use them as opportunities for spiritual practice, including creative writing and guided embodied exercises.

$250
Recurring

The Jewish Approach to Conflict Transformation

Facilitator: Rabbi Ezra Weinberg

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: conflict resolution, Jewish texts

Zoom

Jewish tradition is a storehouse of wisdom and practical application on how to navigate the world of conflict and how we respond to it. In this Immersion, we will explore what conflict transformation might look like in our times.

$250
Recurring

Jewish Spiritual Autobiography

Facilitator: Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: creative writing, expressive writing, Memoir, spirituality

Zoom

Writing a spiritual autobiography helps you to discover how teachers, touchstones, symbols and stories have led you to make meaning and understand the sacred in your personal story. In this immersion, join Ritualwell’s Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, a writer and spiritual director, to map out and narrate your most meaningful life experiences.

$180
Recurring

Presence and Absence: Images of the Divine in Kabbalah

Facilitator: Rabbi Margie Jacobs

Program Type: Immersions

Topic: Art, creative writing, Kabbalah, spirituality

Zoom

In this study of the Zohar, we'll explore the Shekhinah, the feminine, immanent, indwelling Sacred Presence, through the use of art materials and reflective writing.

$250

We seek to be a fully inclusive community.

People of all backgrounds, ages, genders, identities and levels of Jewish knowledge and creative practice are warmly welcome to our programs. We encourage writers who identify as BIJOC (Black Indigenous Jews of Color), Mizrahi/Sephardi, LGBTQ+, interfaith, low-income and disabled to join us.

Please note that this year we have increased our prices in order to increase the rate we pay our faculty. We continue to offer an array of free programming to be accessible to all. If you have financial need or any questions, please reach out to us at ritualwell@reconstructingjudaism.org.

All our programs take place online. All learning sessions are recorded and made available to registrants. For up-to-date announcements on our programming, please subscribe to our newsletter.

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Jewish Spiritual Autobiography

 Writing a spiritual autobiography helps you to discover how teachers, touchstones, symbols and stories have led you to make meaning and understand the sacred in your personal story. In this immersion, join Ritualwell’s Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, a writer and spiritual director, to map out and narrate your most sacred life experiences. Four sessions starting May 16, 2024. 

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