Ritualwell Immersions

Ritualwell Immersions are interactive online learning opportunities that offer a deep dive into Jewish topics that touch our everyday lives. Study in-depth with expert rabbis and teachers, participate in rich discussions, create rituals and connect with an online community. Come learn with us!

All sessions will be recorded and available to participants. You may join the session live or watch recordings at your own convenience.

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Fall/Winter 2020 Schedule

 

 

In Their Own Words: American Jews and Social Justice

Using speeches, memoirs and other primary texts, we will immerse in the writings of Jewish activists from the 19th to mid-20th centuries

Led by Dr. Reena Sigman Friedman
Tuesdays, January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021, 7:30–8:45 PM ET

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Weaving Our Poems Into History's Garment

Join us as we follow the threads of Jewish American poets steeped in social activism and explorations of the self

Led by Cathleen Cohen
Mondays, January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 2021 7:00–8:30 PM ET
 

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The Book of V: Reading & Conversation with Anna Solomon and Sivan Rotholz

Just in time for Purim, join Ritualwell for a book talk with Anna Solomon on The Book of V, her third novel, a creative retelling of the story of Esther and Vashti, woven with the stories of contemporary women
 
Wednesday, February 17th, 1:00–2:00pm ET
 

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Embodying Purim Joy: Hasidic and Shtetl Dance with Rabbi Daniel Brenner

Dance with us at this special holiday event, where we'll utilize a folktale to magically transport ourselves to the shtetl of the 1880s
 
Led by Daniel Brenner
Tuesday, February 24, 2021 8:00 PM ET
 

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Refuah Shleimah: A Healing Ritual Marking a Year of Pandemic

Join Ritualwell to mark the one-year anniversary of the pandemic with a ritual to hold our losses and create hope for healing. We will mourn those we have lost, pray for those who are sick, acknowledge the changes in our lives, express gratitude for the vaccine, and set intentions for better days to come.
 
Hosted by Hila Ratzabi, Executive Editor of Ritualwell
Featuring Trisha Arlin, Elana Bell, Cathleen Cohen, Rabbi Haviva Ner-David, Alden Solovy, and more TBA
Thursday, March 11th, 12:00pm–1:15pm ET
 

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From Brokenness to Holiness: Engaging the Creative Mind to Heal the Wounded Will

Join us on a journey of exploring and employing intentional processes and practices to engage with brokenness
 
Led by D’vorah Horn-Greenberg
Mondays, March 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2021 7:00–8:15 PM ET
 

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Past Immersions

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Ritualwell Immersions are produced in collaboration with the Reconstructionist Learning Networks. Visit the Learning Networks homepage to learn more.