Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Join Makor Or Spiritual Leader Norman Fischer for a discussion of his new book, Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong. Learn about Lojong, a Tibetan Buddhist practice that involves working with short phrases as a way of generating compassion. Fischer shows lojong to be a wonderful method for becoming more focused, generous and kind.
Poet and Soto Zen Buddhist priest Zoketsu Norman Fischer is a senior dharma teacher at the San Francisco Zen Center, where he was co-abbot from 1995 to 2000. He is the founder and spiritual director of the Everyday Zen Foundation. He is also a Zen master, founder of Everyday Zen and a poet. His books include Jerusalem Moonlight, Taking Our Places, Sailing Home, Question/Places /Voices/Seasons, and Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong.
Our Community Partners are the San Francisco Zen Center, California Institute of Integral Studies,and JCC East Bay.