Ritualwell

Tradition & Innovation

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.

Click on each course below to learn more and register.

For up-to-date announcements about Ritualwell Immersions please subscribe to our newletter.

2019–20 Schedule

 

Less Stuff, More Ease: Decluttering Through the Jewish Calendar
Gari Julius Weilbacher 
Thursdays, 7:00–8:00pm ET
Spring season starts March 12 (once a month all year – registration open all year, join any time!)

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

The Jewish Ethicist: How Values Shape Decision Making
Rabbi Mira Wasserman, PhD
Fridays, Feb 21, 28, March 6
12:00–1:00pm ET 

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Poetry as Sanctuary: Writing from Multifaith Traditions
Cathleen Cohen
Mondays, March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 7:30–8:30pm ET

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Creating Your DIY Wedding
Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer
Tuesdays, March 17, 24, 31, April 7, 7:30p.m.–8:30p.m. ET

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Creating Resilience: Writing and Spiritual Practice Inspired by Etty Hillesum
Hila Ratzabi
Sundays, May 3, 17, 31, June 7, 11:00 AM –12:00 PM ET
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Peering into the Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
Joel Hecker, PhD
Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19, 26, 3:30–4:30pm ET
LEARN MORE AND REGISTER

Past Immersions

Into the Depths: Exploring Ritual Immersion in the Mikveh
Naomi Malka
In Collaboration with the Rising Tide Open Waters Mikveh Network
Thursdays, Feb 6, 13, 27, 2:30–3:30pm ET 

Beneath the Surface: Spiritual Bootcamp
Rabbi Jacob Staub
Mondays, Feb 10 – March 23, 1:00–2:00pm ET
(with two one-on-one Zoom meetings in between)

Meet Me at the Well: Ritual Creation Workshop
Rabbi Kami Knapp
Wednesdays, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 7:30–8:30pm ET

Ethical Eating: Jewish Food History, Values and Ritual
In partnership with Shamayim: Animal Advocacy
Mondays, Nov 11, Nov 25, Dec 9, 7:30–8:30pm ET

Interfaith Couples Workshop
Susan Katz Miller
Tuesdays, Sept 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019, 7:00–8:00pm ET 

Return and Restoration in Elul
Rabbi Jacob Staub
Mondays Sept 9, 16, 23, 2019, 1:00–2:00pm ET 

Ingredients of Prayer: Writing Contemporary Liturgy
Alden Solovy
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 and Aug. 5, 2019, 12:00–1:00pm ET 

Listening to our Souls: Summer Spiritual Bootcamp
Rabbi Haviva Ner-David
Sundays, June 30, Aug 11, 2019, 11:00am–12:30pm ET

Will You Marry Me?: Officiating Jewish Weddings
Facilitated by Rabbi Annie Lewis
Mondays, April 29, May 6, 20, 2019, 12:30pm–1:30pm ET

#ZeroWastePassover: The Life-Changing Mitzvah of Tidying Up
Facilitated by Betsy Teutsch, and guest speakers
Tuesdays, March 12, 26, April 2, 16, 2019, 7:00pm–8:00pm ET
 
Embodied Ritual for Trauma, Resilience and Healing
Facilitated by Rabbi Jessica Rosenberg
Wednesdays, March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2019, 7:00pm–8:00pm ET
 
How to Forgive: Opening Our Hearts in Elul
Facilitated by Rabbi Vivie Mayer
Wednesdays, Aug. 8, 15, 22, 2018, 12:00pm–1:15pm ET
 
Ingredients of Prayer: Writing Contemporary Liturgy
Facilitated by Alden Solovy
Tuesdays, Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 2018, 12:00pm–1:00pm ET
 
Death and Mourning: Jewish Roots and Contemporary Ritual
Facilitated by Rabbi Linda Holtzman
Wednesdays, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 2018, 1:00pm–2:00pm ET
 
Ritualwell Immersions are produced in collaboration with the Reconstructionist Learning Networks. Visit the Learning Networks homepage to learn more.