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Preparing for the High Holidays Like Never Before

Elul: A Month of High Holiday Learning

August 23 – September 17, 2020

Join rabbis and teachers of our community in 12 different classes designed to deepen our experience of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

The North Peninsula Jewish Community Presents

Preparing for the High Holidays Like Never Before

August 23 – September 17, 2020

Co-sponsored by Chabad of the North Peninsula, Congregation Beth Jacob, Peninsula Sinai Congregation, Peninsula Temple Beth El, Peninsula Temple Sholom, Peninsula Jewish Community Center, and Wornick Jewish Day School

Jewish wisdom teaches that during the Hebrew month of Elul we are encouraged to prepare ourselves for the meaningful spiritual experience of the High Holidays. Join rabbis and teachers of our community in 12 different classes designed to deepen our experience of these Days of Awe.

Recordings of Select Previous 2020 Classes

Teshuvah On a National Level with Rabbi Ilana Goldhaber-Gordon of Congregation Beth Jacob


The Rabbinic Imagination: What are God’s Prayers? with Bill Futornick of Congregation Beth Jacob


Focusing on our Destination with Rabbi Dennis Eisner of Peninsula Temple Beth El


Preparing Your Heart for the High Holy Days through Meditation and Text with Rabbi Dan Feder of Peninsula Temple Sholom


“And Sarah Laughed” with Rabbi Laura Rumpf of Peninsula Temple Beth El


Freud, Frankl, and Kol Nidrei: The Great Debate on Psychology and Judaism’s Secret to Re-invention with Rabbi Yossi Marcus of Chabad of the North Peninsula


A Great Shofar is Sounded and a Small, Thin Voice is Heard with Rabbi Corey Helfand of Peninsula Sinai Congregation


Hayom Harat Olam—Today the World is Created with Rabbi Nat Ezray of Congregation Beth Jacob


Sephardic Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Liturgy with Adam Eilath of Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School


Preparing for the High Holidays Like Never Before is Co-Sponsored By

Preparing for the High Holidays Like Never Before - Participating Organizations

 

Watch Recorded Sessions from the 2019 Elul Series

Rabbi Dennis Eisner of Peninsula Temple Beth ElBreaking Damaging Patterns: Elul, a 29-Day Journey of Self-Discovery
Rabbi Dennis Eisner of Peninsula Temple Beth El


Rabbi Lavey Derby of Peninsula Jewish Community Center
The Alchemy of Repentance: Turning Sins into Virtues
Rabbi Lavey Derby of Peninsula Jewish Community Center


Rabbi Laura Rumpf of Peninsula Temple Beth ElMourning into Dancing: Resilience Psalms for Elul
Rabbi Laura Rumpf of Peninsula Temple Beth El


Rabbi Corey Helfand of Peninsula Sinai CongregationListening to the Shofar: What Should We Be Doing When the Great Horn is Sounded?
Rabbi Corey Helfand of Peninsula Sinai Congregation


Rabbi Ilana Goldhaber-Gordon of Congregation Beth Jacob
Do We Have the Power to Change Ourselves? The Clash Between Free Will and Determinism
Rabbi Ilana Goldhaber-Gordon of Congregation Beth Jacob


Bill Futornick of Congregation Beth Jacob
Middat HaRachamim and Middat HaDin: How God’s Aspects of Compassion and Justice Inform our Behavior
Bill Futornick of Congregation Beth Jacob


Rabbi Lisa Kingston -- Peninsula Temple Beth El
Our Responsibility to Others: Making Difficult Choices to Help Others in Need: An Exploration through Poetry
Rabbi Lisa Kingston of Peninsula Temple Beth El
Tuesday, September 24 • 10:00-11:00 am
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