THE WHEEL OF THE YEAR: A HEBREW PRIESTESS EXPLORATION
With Ravot Kohanot Jiill Hammer & Taya SherE

January - November 2017

This monthly Virtual Temple class presents an earth-based view of the Jewish calendar, including ancient practices and modern customs, and explores Kohenet-resonant ways to create meaningful holiday ritual.  This ten-month class includes readings, recorded lectures, an on-line discussion forum, audio guides for embodied practice and ritual and liturgy for each festival season.  This class serves as a holiday community where studentspost about their holiday experiences and practices, and share their questions and ideas. Required texts are The Jewish Book of Days by Jill Hammer and Seasons of Our Joy by Arthur Waskow, and additional material is also posted and assigned.

Register via paypal to kohenetvirtualtemple@gmail.com and place "Wheel of the Year" in subject line.  Cost is $320 for the year.

January 2017: Introduction

February 2017: Feast of the Tree of Life / Tu Bishvat

March 2017: Purim, Festival of the Sacred Fool

April 2017:: Pesach, Full Moon of Liberation

May 2017: The Journey of the Omer

June 2017: Shavuot, Sinai and Sacred Loaves

July 2017: Tisha b'Av and Tu b'Av: From Weeping to Dancing

August 2017: No Class / Break

September 2017: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

October 2017:Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

November 2017: Rosh Hodesh / The New Moon

December 2017: Hanukah