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We enjoy and celebrate Judaism as a wisdom, a dynamic evolving tradition, one which builds on the past, honors the present and looks to the future. We are a musical, learning and contemplative community. We honor all people, religions and opinions. Our services and events inspire hearts and minds, and strengthen local caring community.
All are welcome. People of all ages, stages and interests.
Come, inspire your heart at our ongoing weekly meditation ad learning gathering Sh’ma Center for Meditation – Weekly meditation at Jenkintown Library with Rabbi Sigal
When: Saturday March 11, 3-4:30pm
Where: Jenkintown Library, Jenkintown, PA Please park in back and enter from back door.
What: We will learn from the sources, sing, share our reflections on mystical concealing and revealing. We will contemplate contradictions, and participate in a simple guided meditation to journey from chaos to peace.Bring: Hamantaschen to share. Contributions are appreciated. Please support Kesher Shalom and the Sh’ma Center for Meditation.
All are welcome.
Save the date: Passover Gathering: Paving a Path of Freedom with Questions
Saturday April 8, 3-4:30pm Jenkintown Library
“When the month of Adar begins joy increases!”
Adar is the month we celebrate the holiday of Purim (Saturday evening , March 11.)
On Purim we are “commanded” to be happy and have fun. But what if we don’t feel like it? Well, that is why we are “commanded” to do it even when, or especially when, we don’t feel happy. It is a practice! Purim helps us access joy and levity.
I previously shared about setting the right conditions for living the life we want, instead of setting goals. Happiness is closely relates to it and works in a similar way. Setting the conditions and having reminders for happiness in place are key to experiencing happiness.
We know from studies that smiling and laughing, even for no reason at all, changes how we feel. When we engage in smiling and laughing we set the physical, chemical, and neural conditions to feeling happier. Enjoy! Rabbi Sigal
You are invited to join us for a spiritual and meaningful experiences throughout the year. Friendly and welcoming learning with creative, contemplative, informative and interactive experiences for heart and soul.
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TBA: Contemplative Kabbalat Shabbat gatherings
Kabbalah learning and meditation … More classes and retreats
- High Holy Days
- Learning texts, traditions and beyond
- Meditation for a soul centered living
- Musings in Mussar & Kabbalah: Learning and Living a balanced life. Small groups are forming. contact us if you are interested
- Individual and family spiritual mentoring and guidance
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At our school, students meet with the rabbi in small groups or individually for meaningful and enriching Jewish education. Education includes Jewish holiday and bible study and Hebrew language instruction, as well as preparation for bar/bat mitzvah with a student-centered approach.
Our programs lead by our inspiring Rabbi Sigal are participatory and interactive. Each person is encouraged to share and contribute. We welcome anyone who is interested in learning, sharing and connect with others. If you are interested in finding out more about Kesher Shalom, please email us. keshershalom at gmail.com We are looking forward to connecting with you.
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Meditation for Soul Centered Living
DESCRIPTION: Mindful mysticism for soul-centered living is rooted in Kabbalah and integrated contemplative practices. It is a holistic approach to healing, joy and contentment.
Rabbi Sigal will teach and guide a healing contemplative practice to focus on mending gaps and connecting to your heart’s desire.
You will learn and practice spiritual refinement based in Kabbalah and mysticism, be guided in contemplative meditation, integrated mindflness, heartfulness, and breathing technique.
All levels are welcome. No experience or knowledge is necessary.
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Pre Passover Gathering
Out with the Hametz in with freedom! But what does all this mean to us today?
How will you make it fun and meaningful this year?
Come learn how to enjoy and lead a meaningful and fun Seder. We will gather to be inspired, learn and discuss with Rabbi Sigal.
Bring your interesting and fun Haggahdas (books) if you have them, and your questions! We will provide the inspiration to prepare you for a meaningful Seder and holiday.
Tu Bishvat Gathering (Jewish Arbor Day)
We will welcome Shabbat with songs, learn about tu bishvat seder, plant new “seeds,” and share in dessert of fruits, chocolate and seeds to celebrate trees and renewal in nature. Please bring dried or fresh fruits, nuts, seeds or chocolate to share.