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Responding to Your Soul’s Yearning: Choosing Judaism

April 29, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am


This interactive workshop articulates the spiritual benefits of choosing Judaism as the soul’s path and provides a framework for finding the necessary resources for converting to Judaism. We will discuss such spiritual benefits as:

  • The sense of a caring community
  • Invitation to question
  • Rituals that bring you closer to a sense of the Divine
  • Practical activities–doing–that bring you closer to one another and Divine
  • Spiritual principles that help one lead a good, ethical life
  • Goal of healing the world
  • One God
  • Shabbat–a day out of time and daily stresses
  • A framework for a progressive process will include:
  1. Locating a course of study
  2. Choosing mentoring rabbi
  3. Practical next steps
  4. Selecting a Jewish name
  5. What to expect from the Rabbinical Court and Mikveh

Participant will leave with a gift bag that will enhance Jewish practice.

All are welcome especially those interested in formalizing their Jewish identity and those who have a family member who may be considering this path.

Program Details

Date: April 29, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Venue: Shomrei Torah Synagogue,
7353 Valley Cir Blvd. West Hills, 91304 United States + Google Map