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Hagar, Ishmael and Black Lives Matter

Rabbi Jonathan offered this sermon at Rosh Hashanah services at the Woodstock Jewish Congregation.

Yoga with a Full Heart

Tuesdays in October, 11am-12pm ET
A unique yoga experience touched by Jewish blessing. With teacher, Susan Blacker.

Welcome Sukkot and Shabbat in-person. A socially distanced outdoor picnic and celebration

October 2, 5pm-7pm ET
Registration is required to attend. PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ONLINE SERVICE THIS WEEK

Family School Sukkot Reunion and Open House

October 4, 11:00am-1:00pm ET
Come celebrate Sukkot at the WJC! Registration is required to attend.

Calendar

Upcoming Events
  • October 2, 2020  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Welcome Sukkot and Shabbat - in-person socially distanced outdoor picnic and celebration

    Weather permitting, we will welcome Sukkot together outdoors on our beautiful property. We will maintain appropriate social distance. Bring your own picnic dinner and utensils, chairs etc, along with wine, Challah and Shabbat candles to light, if you would like. Rabbi Jonathan will lead us in welcoming the festival. Everyone who wishes will have the opportunity to spend some time in the sukkah!

    We are limited to 50 participants. If we are oversubscribed, we will will schedule an additional gathering over the weekend! YOU MUST PREREGISTER IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE. And please dress for the weather--

    PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ONLINE SERVICE THIS WEEK

  • October 2, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    No Shabbat service this evening!
  • October 3, 2020  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    (Online) Shabbat and Festival Service; Bar Mitzvah of Eli Schachter

    Join Rabbi Jonathan and our far-flung community as we celebrate Sukkot and Shabbat, and as Eli Schachter is called to the Torah as a Bar Mitzvah! Invite your friends and relatives to join in as well. We are in the process of discovering and developing how to celebrate Shabbat together when we are physically apart. The results so far are fabulous.
    Join us at this link

  • October 4, 2020
    HOLIDAY OFFICE CLOSED Sukkot day 2
  • October 4, 2020  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Family School Sukkot Reunion and Open House

    Come celebrate Sukkot at the WJC! Rabbi Jonathan will lead us in fun, socially distanced activities and songs for the holiday. Everyone who wants to will have the opportunity to sit in our beautiful sukkah - we will take turns. Bring a picnic lunch for your family, along with blankets, chairs, etc. as you wish. We miss you and can't wait to see you!

    We are limited to 50 people for our in-person gatherings, SO YOU MUST PREREGISTER IN ADVANCE. Please wear layers. And if the weather is really lousy, we will schedule a make-up date and let you know.

  • October 6, 2020  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Yoga with a Full Heart with Susan Blacker

    WJC's Yoga With A Full Heart

    Blending a gentle yoga class with Jewish wisdom to create a unique experience deepening our connection to body, mind and spirit. This four class series will be infused with aspects of Jewish practice: Morning Blessing, Our Hidden Light, Hineni(Here I Am), Finding Our Essential Self, and Sh'ma - Listening to Our Deepest Voice.

    All are welcome to this gentle class. Chair alternatives will be offered. This will be a unique yoga experience touched by Jewish blessing.

    Susan Blacker is a certified Kripalu instructor since 2002 specializing in therapeutic yoga for seniors. Susan currently teaches 2 weekly classes for the Woodstock Senior Recreation Program and offers gentle yoga classes through Lifetime Learning Institute at Bard College. Susan is excited to weave together the beauty of Judaism with the practice of yoga to see where it might lead us.

    If you have questions, you can reach Susan at ssblacker@gmail.com.

  • October 8, 2020  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Sukkot, Simchat Torah and the Close of our Holy Season with rabbi Ellen Triebwasser
  • October 9, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    (Online) Friday Evening Shabbat Service (Summer Hours)

    Join Rabbi Jonathan and our far-flung community for our joyous and uplifting Shabbat services. Invite your friends and relatives to join in as well. We are in the process of discovering and developing how to celebrate Shabbat together when we are physically apart. The results so far are fabulous.
    Join us at this link

  • October 10, 2020  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    (Online) Shabbat and Festival Service

    Join Rabbi Jonathan and our far-flung community for our joyous and uplifting Shabbat  and Shemini Atzeret service. Invite your friends and relatives to join in as well. We are in the process of discovering and developing how to celebrate Shabbat together when we are physically apart. The results so far are fabulous.
    Join us at this link

  • October 10, 2020  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Simchat Torah Celebration
  • October 13, 2020  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Yoga with a Full Heart with Susan Blacker

    WJC's Yoga With A Full Heart

    Blending a gentle yoga class with Jewish wisdom to create a unique experience deepening our connection to body, mind and spirit. This four class series will be infused with aspects of Jewish practice: Morning Blessing, Our Hidden Light, Hineni(Here I Am), Finding Our Essential Self, and Sh'ma - Listening to Our Deepest Voice.

    All are welcome to this gentle class. Chair alternatives will be offered. This will be a unique yoga experience touched by Jewish blessing.

    Susan Blacker is a certified Kripalu instructor since 2002 specializing in therapeutic yoga for seniors. Susan currently teaches 2 weekly classes for the Woodstock Senior Recreation Program and offers gentle yoga classes through Lifetime Learning Institute at Bard College. Susan is excited to weave together the beauty of Judaism with the practice of yoga to see where it might lead us.

    If you have questions, you can reach Susan at ssblacker@gmail.com.


 

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