Judaism has a very long history of meditation and contemplative practice as a way to cultivate compassion, personal transformation, and connection. This session will cover the basics of Jewish meditation with instruction, short exercises, Q & A, and discussion.
Bring your own dairy lunch and discuss the week’s parasha with Rabbi Earne.
Rabbi Alyson Solomon speaks at Congregation Beth Israel.
Despite a lifetime of study, Mitch Braff first learned about the Jewish partisans in the Fall of 2000. He discovered that an old family friend was actually a former Jewish partisan, someone who took up arms against the Nazis during World War II. Braff found that current Holocaust history made little mention of the Jewish partisans and educational material on the subject was practically non-existent. He changed that when he started the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF)
The Old Globe would like to invite friends, Romans, countrymen—all of San Diego, in fact—to join us in celebrating our resident playwright William Shakespeare’s birthday with Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! on Saturday, April 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on the Globe’s campus in Balboa Park. The Bard’s birthday—his 453rd!—is a fitting and festive reason to recognize his countless contributions to arts and culture around the world. This exciting day of family activities is free and open to the public as part of the Globe’s ongoing commitment to programs that serve all of San Diego County. Don your best doublet and ruff—or come as you are. And did we mention cake?!