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Shabbat Meditation Retreat with Makor Or

May 19th - All Day
May 20th - All Day

Join Makor Or and teachers Norman Fischer and Rabbi Dorothy Richman for the beautiful experience of Shabbat, from Friday night Shabbat dinner through Havdalah Saturday night. During this joyful retreat, we practice sitting and walking meditation, study Torah, davven, enjoy Jewish chant, share silent meals and contemplate the gift of life and renewal of the soul. No previous experience with meditation, Hebrew or prayer is necessary. All are welcome. Please refrain from wearing scented products. For more information, please email

Instructor Bio:
Norman Fischer is the spiritual leader of Makor Or. A Zen master, he is also a poet and the founder of Everyday Zen. His books include Jerusalem Moonlight, Taking Our Places, Sailing Home and Question/Places/Voices/Seasons.

Rabbi Dorothy A. Richman serves as rabbi of Makor Or. She is a master educator, leading Kevah Torah study groups and teaching widely in the Bay Area. She has served as Rabbi at Berkeley Hillel, Sha'ar Zahav and Congregation Beth Sholom with her mentor Rabbi Alan Lew (z"l


Friday, May 19

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday, May 20

10:00 am - 9:30 pm


Member fee: $ 100.00

Non-member fee: $ 120.00