The Art of Healing: A Jewish Approach to Spiritual Care
Sunday, May 16, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Explore how Jewish spiritual care draws upon (and reinvents) Jewish rituals, texts, and art in a series of workshops focusing on bodywork, spiritual healing, art and performance, including readings by poets Chana Bloch, Julia Bloch and Hannah Stein, and a presentation by the Playback Theatre.
Ticket includes day-of Museum admission and a free copy of Zeek's issue on Healing (an $8 value).
11:00 AM Healing Your Body, a workshop with Mark Haviland and Ama Greenrose*
11:00 AM Chemo Siddur: A workshop with Jewish Milestones*
12:30 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Official Welcome (CJM, Zeek and BAJHC)
Lecture: The Art of Trauma: Creative Approaches to Survival
Prof. Diane Wolf
2:00 PM Poets Write the Body: Chana Bloch, Hannah Stein, and Julia Bloch
2:00 PM Healing and Suffering in Maimonides with Rabbi Jon Sommer*
3:00 PM Short Break
3:15 PM Playback Theater performance with audience participation
3:15 PM Body Image: A workshop with Karen Erlichman and Rabbi Natan Fenner*
4:30 PM Healing Ritual and Close
*Workshops are limited to 20 people, on a first-come first serve basis. Signup sheets will be available at the museum starting at 11:00 am.
This full day of events is sponsored by the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center and Zeek Media, along with our partners Jewish Milestones, the Northern California Holocaust Center, the Jewish Daily Forward, and of course, the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
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Zeek Media and Bay Area Jewish Healing Center
Zeek: Journal of Jewish Thought and Culture is a catalyst for conversations about the Jewish tomorrow published daily online at www.zeek.net and quarterly in print.
The Bay Area Jewish Healing Center is dedicated to providing Jewish spiritual care to those living with illness, to those caring for the ill, and to the bereaved through direct service, education and training, and information and referral.