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Darkness&Light: A Hanukkah Retreat
Sponsor JCCSF
Type of Event Religious Services
Description n this silent day long retreat, practice sitting and walking meditation, and soulful prayer. Study Jewish teachings about light and darkness, sorrow and joy, and explore how these emotions can bring us closer to the divine. Lunch is no your own. About the Instructors Norman Fischer is the spiritual leader of Makor Or, a Zen master, founder of Everyday Zen and a poet. His books include Jerusalem Moonlight, Taking Our Places, Sailing Home, and Question/Places /Voices/Seasons. Rabbi Dorothy A. Richman serves as rabbi of Makor Or. She is a Master Educator and leads Kevah Torah study groups. She has served as Rabbi at Berkeley Hillel, Sha’ar Zahav, and Congregation Beth Sholom with her mentor Rabbi Alan Lew (z”l). Sunday, Dec 01 10:00 am - 5:00 pm JMEDDEC13 Member fee: $ 50.00 Non-member fee: $ 60.00 For more information and to register visit
Date/Dates December 01 2013
Times 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost Member $50 Public $60
Street Address 3200 California Street Google Map
Location San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name Taube Koret @ JCCSF
Phone Number 415.292.1200
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Religion Jewish - Unaffiliated, Transdenominational, Traditional, Just Jewish, Jewish Renewal, Secular Humanist, Progressive, Pluralistic, Orthodox, Converting, Conservative, Reconstructionist, Reform
Audience Adult Children of Interfaith Relationships, College Students, Couples, Families, Gay/Lesbian, Grandparents, Men, Parents, Parents of Children in Interfaith Relationships, People of All Faiths, Singles, Teens, Women, Young Children
People who are interested in Popular Culture, Conversion, Spirituality, Israel, Synagogues and the Jewish Community, Shabbat and Other Holidays, Hanukkah and Christmas, Passover and Easter, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Grandparenting, Interdating, Growing Up in an Interfaith Family, Parenting, Marriage and Relationships, Death and Mourning, Interfaith Weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvah, Pregnancy and Birth Ceremonies