Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect (virtually) and reflect. Rabbi Aaron will lead a few of the traditional morning prayers, share a couple of kavvanot (intentions) and lead a short journaling exercise.
In Conversation with Weijia Jiang
The biracial daughter of an American father and a Thai-Chinese mother, Sen. Duckworth faced discrimination, poverty, and the horrors of war—all before the age of 16. She joined the Army as one of a few female helicopter pilots at the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom, serving eight months before an attack that nearly took her life. From childhood to public service to motherhood, Every Day is a Gift shares the amazingly resilient stories from an incomparable life.
Inspired by DC’s famous cherry blossom trees, Carlie Steiner—one of the country’s leading bartenders—will demo how to craft a bright and refreshing cherry blossom sour that highlights maraschino liquor, vodka, and lemon juice.
A Saturday Morning Experience
This come one, come all Shabbat offering has something for everyone, whether you’re looking to dive deep into the week’s teachings, get more acquainted with Saturday morning services, or introduce kids to Shabbat rituals.
Explore ancient and contemporary approaches to Torah study with Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin. Write your own commentary, adding your voice to the pantheon of rabbis and regular folk who have deepened, nuanced, and struggled with Torah over the millennia.
Start the work day with meaning as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Shira and Aaron Shneyer lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share kavvanot (intentions).
The ancient rabbis of the Talmud understood the spiritual power and depth of dreams and believed that while some dreams are significant, others can be almost prophetic. How might we uncover the meaning of our dreams, and how might those interpretations inform our lives while we’re awake? Rabbi Aaron leads an exploration of a Jewish approach to dream interpretation.
On Yom Hashoah, come together to honor the memories of the lives lost during the Holocuast. Rabbi Aaron will lead songs and share some journaling prompts as we connect and reflect.
On Yom HaShoah, learn about the lasting impact and relevance of the Holocaust, commemorate those who perished, and honor the past through reflection and prayer.