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Purim Decompression: Shaleshudis, Havdalah & Melave Malka

"..and there was light and joy and gladness and honor.... so may it be for us." - THE BOOK OF ESTHER X HAVDALAH LITURGY

Shake off and integrate the weirdness, upside-down-ness, and party hangovers of Purim with a peaceful final hour of Shabbat, celebrating rest, relaxation and integration. Ease up on the hangover with sweet snacks, soulful singing, and the chance to talk through and process our learnings from Purim's insanity.

5:30-6:30pm: shaleshudis snacks (third meal)
6.30pm: grounding meditation and intention setting.
7pm: niggun as medicine: a singing meditation workshop
8pm: havdalah ritual and integration circle
8:30pm: musical jam
9pm: farewell, queen (esther)

Investment: $10
Address available on registration

Gratefully sponsored by
UJA - Federation NY
Moishe House Without Walls
The Gene-Sis
Mindful Element


Miriam Eisenberger

Miriam Eisenberger, LCSW believes that Mindfulness practices are accessible to anyone once they are given some good introductory guidance. For years, she has studied with many great teachers from Buddhist, Jewish, and Mindfulness meditative traditions and enjoys integrating these varying perspectives into her teachings. Miriam is a licensed clinical social worker with over a decade of experience in the field of mental health and group work. She helps to run and frequently teaches at the Jewish Meditation Center of Brooklyn, has collaborated with a variety of other organizations to create meditative offerings, and is a certified Mindfulness Teacher through The Mindfulness Training Institute.

Rishe Groner

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Rishe Groner is the founder of The Gene-Sis, a movement embodying the Jewish mystical experience. As Jewish spiritual educator for almost two decades; Rishe now presents at retreats, conferences and arts-and-music festivals, from Limmud to Burning Man, focusing on ancient and innovative spiritual practices that incorporate body and soul, especially Chassidic traditions of niggun, dance and immersive ritual. Rishe also produces embodied Shabbat experiences in Brooklyn, and shares teachings that empower feminist spirituality on Jewish websites as well as She currently studying for Rabbinic ordination at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.

Earlier Event: March 21
Purim in Crown Heights