A gift fromRabbi Hannah Dresner, Yudel Huberman, Stuart Rush, and Martin Gottfrit.
Welcome to the 2022 Edition of Or Shalom’s Tu B’Shvat Audio Companion. Take this guided poetry mediation on your nature walks, forest bathing sessions, or strolls along Vancouver’s lush parks and treelined streets.
In this 5-day lunch and learn series leading up to Tu B’Shvat, join Matthew Gindin in exploring 5 topics in the Jewish theology of nature: the divine image in the more than human; the relation of human beings to the created universe; the souls of animals; the divinity of the “silent ones”; and the singing of the earth. The class will be in dialogue with the inspiring work of Rabbi David Mevorach Seidenberg.
This class is free – or by donation, if you feel so moved!
IMPORTANT: there is one Zoom link for all 5 classes, so you only need to sign up for 1 class to attend all the others, and it’s okay if you’ve missed one.
With Matthew Gindin, come discover how and why modern Judaism came to be as we know it in this moment, from the last great flowering of premodern Judaism in the Hasidic movement until the multi-denominational spectrum of global Judaism today.