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Kavanah Retreat Weekend

Friday, January 11, 2019 5 Shevat 5779

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Kavanah  - A Shabbat Retreat featuring renowned scholar and innovator Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie, January 11–12, 2019

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Friday, January 11

6:00 pm    Featured Speaker at Shabbat Services
The Greatest Story Never Told:  Rabbi Amichai’s personal introduction to his invention of the Storahtelling Method, bringing the Bible back into contemporary conversation in the public square.

7:15 pm    Enhanced Pot Luck Shabbat
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8:00 pm    Coffee, dessert and conversation with Rabbi Amichai
Saying Yes to JOY:  Why I’m officiating at some but not all weddings between Jews and Those Who Love Us

Saturday, January 12

10:30 am    Minyan with Rabbi Amichai
Storahtelling:  Rabbi Amichai brings the Weekly Torah Service “Bo” to life through Storahtelling’s Maven Method – a fusion of chanting, dramatized translation and interactive commentary reviving the ancient art of Targum.  
Join us as we enter the narrow places of Egypt and the heart of darkness – to once again find our way out.

12:00 pm    Complimentary Lunch

1:00 pm    Post Lunch Learning:  Meet the Maven! Unpacking of Maven Method
Rabbi Amichai invites you to “Meet the Maven” with an interactive study session to debrief the Storahtelling experience and learn more about the history, evolution and application of the Maven Method of Torah translation and adaptation for today.

2:00 pm    Interactive Drumming Meditation with Jeffrey Deen:
Sound Matters: The Power of Sound as a Tool for Transformation

3:00 pm    Soul Spa with Rabbi Amichai:  God Optional
Soul Spa is an alternative Shabbat afternoon spiritual gathering of meditative music, poetic prayer, ritual art and interactive adult learning.

4:15 pm    Concluding Circle and Havdalah

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