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2:00 pm

Navigating the Wilderness of Loss: Reframing the Spiritual Journey of Grief

April 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AJRCA, UCLA Hillel, 574 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, 90024 United States

Grief is not an illness. It is a spiritual journey through a wilderness in which we learn, usually against our will, both what it means to be human and the nature of mature faith. Using text study, Holy Hebrew words, meditation, and expressive techniques, we will reframe the psychotherapeutic description of grief’s stages as a... [More...]

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4:00 pm

Shmirat Haguf ZOOZ Fitness for All

April 17, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westside Jewish Community Center, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, 90036 United States

Embracing the concept of Shmirat haGuf (caring for the body), ZOOZ Fitness founder Jake Weiner bases his work around realistic and adaptive fitness for all, empowering the individuals to care for their body.  ZOOZ Fitness understands the unique challenges facing young adults with special needs and believe that everyone regardless of their ability level, deserves... [More...]

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7:00 pm

We Love Each Other – And It Still Takes Work: Healthy Communication in Interfaith & Intercultural Jewish Families

April 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Communication in interfaith and intercultural Jewish families can be fraught. Whether it’s a new couple trying to create their own Jewish religious traditions or an adult child of intermarriage making a choice and navigating not only their parents observances, but also their own upbringing, the issues are both deeply personal and greatly affect the people... [More...]

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7:30 pm

Life On The Bridge: A Documentary and Discussion

April 17, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, 90024 United States

Life On The Bridge encourages the viewer to accept what one cannot change in one's own life and move forward toward the potential of all that can be.  This short film documentary focuses on the life of Jewish filmmaker, Judy Weintraub, and her story of living with a chronic health issue requiring kidney dialysis for... [More...]

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Parsha Shiur with Rabbanit Alissa Thomas-Newborn, BCC

April 17, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
B’nai David-Judea Beit Midrash, 8906 W. Pico Blvd. Beit Midrash Los Angeles, 90035 United States

How does our tradition give insight into the experience of 'the other'? Join us in exploring how the laws of purity in Tazria-Metzora can influence how we heal our personal and communal hurts and how we empathize with each other.

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