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SHAVUOT

Sunday, 5 June, 2022 6 Sivan 5782

All DayVia Zoom and In-person

“For it is a Tree of Life” – a Shavuot Tikkun/Day of Learning

  • Asynchronous on-line learning sessions prepared by ORH members

  • In person torah study

  • Closing ritual of healing and remembrance

  • Extensive resources on local, Canadian, Reconstructionist and Jewish responses to the climate crisis

Diana Ralph – Climate Change Policies and Advocacy in Canada: A Social Justice Perspective’ slide show (pre-recorded )

Jacob Krich – The Science of Climate Change, and some hopeful developments; a pre-recorded talk

Jean Hanson – Re-Using Fabric “fast-fashion,” and the economy  - a pre-recorded talk

Ken Victor - The opposite of hope is not hopelessness -  this will either be a link to his article and a Zoom discussion, or a link to his article and a podcast interview on this topic– Still to be determined. 

 

In person:  in Room 5 and outside

3pm-5pm  Exploring Judaism: A Reconstructionist Approach

  • Join with members of the 2021-2022 cohort of EJ in a lively session of study that will include hevruta/partner study on the book of Ruth along with a parking-lot topics/ “Ask the Rabbi”

  • Members of EJ will 

5pm-6:30pm  TBD Picnic / shared dairy treats

 

Multi-access – Room 5

6:30-7:30pm  A Yomtov/Festival Ritual of Healing and Remembrance

  • To close the festival, an opportunity to say Yizkor/the memorial prayer 

 

 

 

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