In the weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Rabbi Nora explores how to cultivate deeper meaning, emotional connection, and spiritual focus for the High Holidays and the start of Jewish New Year. Through learning, personal reflection, and conversation, gain practical tools to reset for a more open-minded and open-hearted start to 5782.
Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Aaron leads a few of the traditional morning prayers, shares a couple of kavvanot (intentions), and leads a short journaling exercise.
Alongside Hannah Wolfman-Arent, a baker for Sonny’s Pizza, learn how to make a classic bagel recipe with traditional flavors, plus customizations for cinnamon raisin bagels and other mix-ins.
Book Club with Rabbi Nora
With Rabbi Nora, take a deep dive into This is Real and You are Completely Unprepared as you embark on your own journey during the Days of Awe. You’ll have the opportunity to reflect on the book’s themes and discuss how they relate to your own experiences.
A mainstay at Jewish delis and bakeries, the classic black & white cookie is super soft and topped with chocolate and vanilla icing. Instructor Hannah Wolfman-Arent, a baker for Sonny’s Pizza, will show you how to make them at home.
For the month of Elul, mindfulness guide and yoga teacher Alison Waldman leads gentle movement and meditation to cultivate greater spiritual focus leading into the New Year. This program incorporates intention-setting and self-reflection through collective breath, stretching, and rhythm.
Start off the work day with some spiritual work as we come together to connect and reflect. Rabbi Nora will lead a few of the traditional morning prayers and share a couple of kavvanot (intentions).