Wednesday, April 18th

Click on any event to learn more.

Find Programs

Event Views Navigation

Programs for April 18, 2018

Day Navigation

8:30 am

Service for Healing and Wholeness

Wednesday, April 18 | 8:30 am - 9:15 am
Stephen Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive Los Angeles, 90077 United States
Free

For female identified people only. This healing service featuring traditional texts and contemporary music will create an atmosphere for deep learning, prayer, and spiritual healing.

Find out more »
11:00 am

Between Caregiver and Carereceiver

Wednesday, April 18 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
AJRCA, UCLA Hillel, 574 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, 90024 United States
Free

It is one of the greatest challenges for couples when one person has chronic pain/illness and the other person becomes the caregiver. Research demonstrates that 75% of couples in this situation end in divorce as the pressure and stress are so profound. Rabbis Stephen and Eva Robbins have been married 45 years and confronted such... [More...]

Find out more »

Yoga During Cancer Treatment

Wednesday, April 18 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location Provided Upon Registration
Free

This session of  yoga geared for cancer patients is a restful experience, focusing on relaxation for the mind and down time for the body.   While listening to sacred Jewish music, we will move from one resting pose to another offering the nervous and immune systems a message of healing.  Poses inspired by our ancient... [More...]

Find out more »
1:00 pm

Offering Healing Prayers and Blessings for Each Other

Wednesday, April 18 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills – Belle Chapel, 300 N. Clark Drive Beverly Hills, 90211 United States
Free

Although traditional bikkur cholim visits end with prayers for healing, contemporary Jews often feel uncomfortable when offering or receiving prayers.  This session aims to empower individuals to offer prayers and blessings to help one another on their healing journey. Together, we will explore rabbinic stories on the power of prayer and offer resources for prayers... [More...]

Find out more »
1:30 pm

Survive and Thrive as a Caregiver

Wednesday, April 18 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
AJRCA, UCLA Hillel, 574 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, 90024 United States
Free

Research has shown that caregiving is one of the most depleting and stressful experiences we can face. Having shared many years of critical and chronic illness with both her husband and her son, Rabbi Eva Robbins has come face to face with the reality of care-giving: weighty demands, exhaustion, fear, loss, and grief. Throughout, she... [More...]

Find out more »
2:00 pm

Continuum Movement: Liquid Kabbalah

Wednesday, April 18 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Continuum Movement is a meditative, gentle, and dynamic inquiry into yourself and what it means to be human. Kabbalah includes wonderful insights about the human body, movement, and cultivating Presence. We will study selected texts in translation and Hebrew relating manifesting health, movement and implementing change. This will set the stage for our “dive" into... [More...]

Find out more »
3:30 pm

Hanging Gently on Tradition: Retaining authentic Jewish funeral practices even in the most secular of circumstances

Wednesday, April 18 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

How do we negotiate a path to lasting peace for our Jewish loved ones in today’s world of multi-cultural families and medical-model death? Rabbi Avivah Erlick and Rabbi Janet Madden, healthcare chaplains from intermarried families, each lost their fathers in the past year. In each case, their ability to honor Jewish tradition was challenged by... [More...]

Find out more »
7:00 pm

Israeli Folk Dancing

Wednesday, April 18 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join us in celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday with an Israeli dance class with Orly Star.  Love Israeli music?  Want to be healthy, have fun and enjoy great exercise?  This is the perfect class for you!  Stay for our spectacular Yom Ha’atzmaut community Israeli Dance party starting at 8pm!   There will also be an additional class... [More...]

Find out more »
7:30 pm

Collective Dreams: Storytelling, Community, and Healing

Wednesday, April 18 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Silverlake Independent JCC, 1110 Bates Ave. Los Angeles, 90029 United States
Free

This interactive and experiential workshop explores the intersection of Judaism's rich tradition of storytelling with what modern neuroscience tells us about the role sharing stories plays in promoting community, healing, and wellness. Over the course of our time together, we will delve into the role that storytelling has played in Jewish life and other cultures... [More...]

Find out more »
8:00 pm

Dealing with Depression & Anxiety

Wednesday, April 18 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Maohr HaTorah Synagogue, 1537 Franklin St. Santa Monica, 90404 United States
Free

The Torah teaches us to work on ourselves and grow and find meaning in the challenges and the hardships in our life.  Learn strategies with Life Coach Jacklin Zarifpour for overcoming challenges, building character, becoming more compassionate, empathetic and kind. (Note: This session will be in Farsi only.)

Find out more »
+ Export Events