Upcoming programs, what we’re reading, + whom we’re listening to these days!
This week, we remember Toni Morrison Z”L.
“If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it.”
This week, we read Toni’s words and remember her light. In times like this, we defer to Oprah’s list of the 12 most groundbreaking Toni Morrison books to read right now.
“We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That be the measure of our lives.”
Upcoming High Holiday Programs
Teshuvah: From Judgment to Compassion
Led by Ellen Rosen Kaplan, LCSW & Tova Markenson, PhD Candidate
August 25 | 9:00-12:00am CDT $55 |Beth Emet Synagogue
The practice of teshuvah, returning to our highest selves, is emphasized on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, but in fact can be practiced in the present moment.
A YEAR OF JEWISH EMBODIED SPIRITUAL PRACTICE
Year long Yoga Workshop
Yogaview Wilmette | 1231 Green Bay Road | $180
This is a special program where we will move through the Jewish calendar and experience the invitation of the holidays to become more present to the deep knowledge and strength that dwells in our bodies through yoga.
Returning Home: Spiritual Preparation for the High Holy Days
Online class using the zoom platform led by Rebecca Minkus-Lieberman
September 11, 18, and 25 7:00- 8:30 pm CST | $50
We will explore traditional texts and using discussion, reflective practices, and writing to begin the spiritual work of readying ourselves for the High Holiday season.