Spirit, Gender and the Quest for Authentic Living
A 3-day residency with author, scholar and activist Yiscah Smith, sponsored by Congregation Ner Shalom, Congregation Beth Ami, and B'nai Israel Jewish Center.
Go to Yourself: Moving from One Self to Another Self
Held at B'nai Israel Jewish Center, 640 Western Avenue in Petaluma
In this session, Yiscah will share a teaching on encountering the Divine presence within and heeding her "still small voice." This session on moving away from a finite sense of self toward a sense of self that is limitless and beyond-ego self will be followed by a yoga session continuing these themes, led by Helaine Sheias.
1:30-3PM Teaching, 3:00-4:30PM Yoga
At BIJC. Sliding Scale
Yiscah Smith is a Jerusalem-based Jewish educator, spiritual activist and author. As someone who transitioned from a Chabad man to an observant woman, she is in constant dialogue with the question of authentic living and its spiritual dimension. Yiscah teaches at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies and at the Conservative Yeshiva, both in Jerusalem. She produces podcasts on Jewish spirituality, and offers individual spiritual guidance for authentic living. More about Yiscah on her website.