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The Jewish Way of Death, Dying, and Healing: A One Day Workshop
May 31, 2015 – 9:30-3:30 PM
$70 until May 23, $85 after May 23
Tuition includes lunch
Location to be announced
The Omer was an ancient Hebrew measure of grain. Biblical law (Leviticus 23:9-11) forbade any use of the new barley crop until an omer was brought as an offering to the Temple in Jerusalem. “And from the day on which you bring the offering . . . you shall count off seven weeks. They must be complete.” This commandment led to the traditional practice of S’firat HaOmer, or “Counting the Omer.”
(Save the date for our Annual Shavuot Celebration: MAY 23 at 7 PM.
Welcome to HaMakom
HaMakom Means “The Place”
It is one of God’s names.
We are a community of lovingkindness guided by Jewish principles. We are not exactly a synagogue nor a chavurah. We are a community that wants to draw near to God through prayer, i.e. developing a relationship to the numinous; learning that helps us to discern between ego and God; and tikkun olam, the way to turn compassion into action.
Our services are a renewal of traditional practices that weave prayer, learning, singing, and conversation to create religious experience.
HaMakom is welcoming to all. We welcome you to attend our Shabbat services, holiday celebrations, lectures, and other activities. Consider a membership in our spirited community.
Peter Hess Memorial
- Shabbat Mornings
- Other Services and Learning
- Weekly Reader
- Other Activities
- THE LIVING HAVE TO LIVE (Erev Rosh Hashanah sermon, 5774)
- ANGELS, DEVILS, HEAVEN, AND HELL (Rosh Hashanah morning sermon, 5447)
- WHO WILL SAY KADDISH FOR ME? A Meditation on Memory, Legacy, and Love (Kol Nidre sermon, 5447)