Wilderness Torah



2150 Allston Way, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94704
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510-926-4648
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Creator:   wildernesstorah

About Us:

Wilderness Torah awakens and celebrates the earth-based traditions of Judaism to nourish the connections between self, community, earth, and Spirit.

We revitalize Jewish life by reconnecting Jewish traditions to the cycles of nature. We facilitate individual spiritual growth, strengthen multi-generational community, and connect people to nature through land-based festivals, rites of passage, and sustainable life skills education.

Our programs cultivate understanding of Judaism’s earth-based roots, inspire appreciation for Creation, and offer skills that empower participants to engage in Tikkun Olam (healing the world) by living sustainably in the modern world.

General Information

Category: Organization : Arts & Culture \ Judaica \ Cultural Organization
 
Religion: Jewish - Unaffiliated, Transdenominational, Traditional, Just Jewish, Jewish Renewal, Secular Humanist, Progressive, Pluralistic, Orthodox, Converting, Conservative, Reconstructionist, Reform
Community: San Francisco Bay Area  

Resources and Additional Information

Wilderness Torah has offered its core programs since 2007 — an annual cycle of experiential land-based festivals, including Sukkot on the Farm, Passover in the Desert, Shavuot First Fruits Festival, and Tu B’Shvat in the Redwoods — where we gather as a pluralistic, multi-generational community to celebrate the seasons and Jewish traditions in their original earth-based context.

During these festivals, we camp, eat and pray together, learn about the connections between Jewish spirituality and environmental awareness, offer sustainable living skills workshops, and celebrate the cycle of the seasons with joyous singing and celebration. We do this while contextualizing the holidays in their ancient earth-based roots in order to renew the earth-centered meaning and inspiration of these festivals.

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Passover in the Desert: Passages
Pre-Festival Ceremony Options (Vision Quest + Seders) | April 14–17
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April 17 2014 - April 21 2014
3:00 PM -
2150 Allston Way, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94704

B'hootz & B'naiture Info Session
Wilderness Torah is forging a new Jewish pathway toward nature and soul-centric B’nai Mitzvah. Sign up to learn more about our two innovative youth programs at these info sessions: ....
April 29 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709

B'naiture Info Session
Wilderness Torah is forging a new Jewish pathway toward nature and soul-centric B’nai Mitzvah. Sign up to learn more about B’naiture at this info session. ....
May 12 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Private Home (sign up for address)
Berkeley, CA 94705

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