Jewish wisdom has much to offer to those who seek balance, health, well-being, and wholeness for us, our families, and our communities. Together we will look to Jewish thought and insight wisdomthat serves as a guide for well-being in all areas of our life.In recent years, numerous books and essays based on Jewish texts and values have informed our understanding of medicine, health, and wellness.Let’s explore these ancient and contemporary treasure troves for guidance and inspiration.
Preceding this presentation at 11:30 am, join us for Rabbi Me’irah’s Meditation Session: Reaping the Harvest of Aging
Rabbi Batshir Torchio was ordained at AJRCA in Los Angeles, where she learned with rabbis and scholars from across the broad spectrum of Jewish movements. She is moved by the translation and ownership of ancient ritual into contemporary meaning; to “make the old new, and the new, holy.” (Rav Kook) In addition to her role as Senior Jewish Educator at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, Batshir also guides tours through Israel and Poland, and is a life-cycle officiant, both locally and abroad.
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