Wednesday, June 17, 2020


8 am
3 events

Daily Minyan

Location: Virtual

From: Monday–Friday, 8:00–8:15 am

Details:

All are invited to join us each morning Monday through Friday on Zoom.
For the link, please email [email protected].

 

Bible and Bagels 

Location: Virtual

From: Wednesdays: 8:15-9:15 am

Details:

September 11th, 2019 - June 17th, 2020

Led by Central Educator Joe Sofer
Join us as we continue our journey through the Torah, reading a chapter a week. We will pick up where we left off with the Book of Kings, but participation is encouraged at any time.

Contact [email protected] if interested in joining this class.

 

Meditation Practice with Rabbi Angela Buchdahl and Special Guests

Location: Virtual

From: Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30-9:00 am

Details:

Bring some calm to the start of your day by joining Rabbi Buchdahl and special guests every Tuesday and Thursday for a call-in meditation practice and a little Torah. Meditation helps boost the immune system, relieve stress and anxiety, and center the mind. No experience necessary. If you can breathe, you can meditate!

Please note new call-in number:
+1 253 215 8782, ID: 580 872 399, then press #.

Thursday, October 1: Harvesting the Abundance of our Inheritance
Mantra: Shefa

Tuesday, October 6: Counterprogramming from the Election: Start with Kindness
Mantra: Chesed

Thursday, October 8: Compassion as a Womb, a Quivering Heart
Mantra: Rachamim

Tuesday, October 13: Delighting in the Joy of Others
Mantra: Simcha=Joy (in relationship)

Thursday, October 15: Finding Equanimity
Mantra: Izun=Balance

Additional sources and recordings of past sessions are available here.

 

12 pm
2 events

Coffee with Clergy (and Special Guests)

Location: Virtual

From: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00–12:30 pm

Details:

Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon for this great chance to connect virtually in-person with Central’s clergy team. A different member of our clergy team—or a special guest!—will share a favorite text, a new piece of music or arrangement, answer questions, or even lead a short cooking segment.

Schedule:

Tuesday, October 20: Join Rabbi Sarah Berman as she welcomes rabbinical student, activist, and educator Andrew Mandel to talk about his work around justice in the Jewish community. He will introduce us to his new app, Tzedek Box, and a new holiday he is hoping Jewish communities will embrace, Yom haTzedek.
Thursday, October 22: Stay tuned for a special surprise guest!


To join us online for this program, simply visit Central Synagogue’s Facebook page.

 

Weekly Torah Study with Central Clergy

Location: Virtual

From: Wednesdays: 12:00-1:15 pm

Details:

September 4th, 2019 - June 17th, 2020

Led by Central’s Rabbi Nicole Auerbach

This class explores the weekly Torah portion from ancient and modern perspectives.

Contact [email protected] if interested in joining this class.

Join anytime! No registration required.

 

 

1 pm
1 event

Samuel I and II

Location: Virtual

From: Wednesdays: 1:30-2:30 pm

Details:

September 4th, 2019 - June 17th, 2020

Led by Cantor Suzanne Skloot

Explore the text of Samuel I and II. Together we will look at and compare the translations of the Jewish Publication Society and the more recent translation by UC Berkeley professor Robert Alter, and learn why Alter believes that the character of David is the finest portrayal of a human life from antiquity. Our discussions will work to understand the agendas of the original authors and their subsequent editors.

Contact [email protected] if interested in joining this class.

Join anytime! No regiration required.