Insights from the Weekly Torah Portion with Rabbi Jonathan

Thursdays at 1pm ET
Each week we highlight passages and interpretations from the weekly parashah that give us insight and strength to navigate the current crises.

A Jewish Book Club! with Rabbi Ellen Triebwasser

Tuesdays, 1-2:15pm
Starting Tuesday, October 27, the book group will be reading Souls on Fire: Portraits and Legends. of Hasidic Masters by Elie Wiesel.

“A Shtickle Toyrah” (a bit of Torah)

Mondays at 9–9:15am ET
Start the week off with a taste of the weekly Torah portion.

Witnessing for One Another with Rev. Blaze Ardman

Mondays, 1–2pm ET
Join us for this hour when people can come together to speak their stories, stories from their lives, past or current, to be witnessed and heard.

Yoga with a Full Heart

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

Spirits Rising: the Long Road to Freedom

Sunday, November 1, 7pm ET
Let us raise our voices and open our hearts with the music that have paved the the many marches along the long, elusive road to freedom.

Dancing in God’s Earthquake; The Coming Transformation of Religion

Wednesday, November 18, 7pm ET
PLEASE JOIN US for an interview and discussion with Rabbi Arthur Waskow about his new book Dancing in God's Earthquake; The Coming Transformation of Religion.

The Krekhtz

On Erev Rosh Hashanah Rabbi Jonathan shared Rabbi Angela Buchdahl’s teaching about the krekhtz - the sigh. Long a feature of Jewish culture, the krekhtz is also a benefit to our emotional, spiritual and physical well being. Enjoy!

Calendar

Upcoming Events
  • October 27, 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.

    Register to receive Zoom link: https://www.wjcshul.org/virtual-shul/

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

  • October 29, 2020  1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Insights from the Weekly Torah Portion with Rabbi Jonathan Kligler

    When we study Torah we use it as a mirror, reflecting on our own lives and circumstances. Each week, in this adult learning class, we will highlight passages and interpretations from the weekly parashah that give us insight and strength to navigate the current crises.

    Register to receive Zoom link: https://www.wjcshul.org/virtual-shul/

    We will conclude each session with a healing prayer and an opportunity to recite the Mourner's Kaddish.

  • October 30, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    (Online) Friday Evening Shabbat Service

    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 31, 2020  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    (Online) Shabbat Service

    Join Rabbi Jonathan and our far-flung community for our joyous and uplifting Shabbat services.This Shabbat Joan Goodman will chant Torah and speak in honor of the anniversary of her Bat 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

  • November 1, 2020  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    (on hold) Reception Gallery Lev Shalem "Small Works" Art Show
  • November 1, 2020  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Spirits Rising Song Night

    Please join us for an evening of songs that have fueled the civil rights movements in our country. Let us raise our voices and open our hearts with the music that have paved the the many marches along the long, elusive road to freedom. Join us as we share our voices with Rabbi Jonathan, Reggie Harris, Bill Vanaver and other member s of the Woodstock Jewish Community for our winter sing-in…

    Register to receive Zoom link HERE.

  • November 2, 2020  9:00 am - 9:15 am
    "A Shtickle Toyrah" (a bit of Torah)

    The teaching may be about the Torah portion we'll chant on the upcoming Shabbat, or about the haftorah (reading from the prophets) assigned to the portion, or about the wide expanse of Jewish wisdom from ancient and modern commentaries and authors. Anyone who has a favorite portion of Torah, or is interested in learning and then teaching, is invited to contact Rabbi Ellen Triebwasser.
    Register to receive Zoom link.

    (An adult learning offering.)

  • November 2, 2020  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    WJC Women's Group
  • November 3, 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.

    Register to receive Zoom link: https://www.wjcshul.org/virtual-shul/

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

  • November 5, 2020  1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Insights from the Weekly Torah Portion with Rabbi Jonathan Kligler

    When we study Torah we use it as a mirror, reflecting on our own lives and circumstances. Each week, in this adult learning class, we will highlight passages and interpretations from the weekly parashah that give us insight and strength to navigate the current crises.

    Register to receive Zoom link: https://www.wjcshul.org/virtual-shul/

    We will conclude each session with a healing prayer and an opportunity to recite the Mourner's Kaddish.

  • November 6, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    (Online) Friday Evening Shabbat Service

    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

  • November 7, 2020  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    (Online) Shabbat Service

    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

  • November 9, 2020  9:00 am - 9:15 am
    "A Shtickle Toyrah" (a bit of Torah)

    The teaching may be about the Torah portion we'll chant on the upcoming Shabbat, or about the haftorah (reading from the prophets) assigned to the portion, or about the wide expanse of Jewish wisdom from ancient and modern commentaries and authors. Anyone who has a favorite portion of Torah, or is interested in learning and then teaching, is invited to contact Rabbi Ellen Triebwasser.
    Register to receive Zoom link.

    (An adult learning offering.)


 

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