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Special Guest from Boulder!


  • Har Mishpacha 736 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO USA (map)

Becky O'Brien is Coming to Steamboat!

Les and Linda Liman, along with Har Mishpacha, are pleased to be sponsoring a weekend with Becky O'Brien. Becky is the Boulder Director of Hazon, a national Jewish environmental non-profit. Hazon means "vision" and it works to create healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond.  
 
Here is a preview of the programming planned for that weekend:
 
Saturday, October 27 
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. in our Religious School classrooms.

D.I.Y. Havdalah Workshop - Join us for an afternoon of hands-on creativity and fun! We'll make our own havdalah candles from beeswax, design our own juice/wine cups, and customize our own spice sachets. We'll conclude the workshop with the havdalah ritual and put our newly created havdalah items to use! For children of all ages and their families. Children 6 and older may attend with or without a parent/guardian, children 5 and younger must have a parent/guardian present.
 
Sunday, October 28
11:00 am to 12:30 pm. in Fellowship Hall.
Organic - Fair Trade - Local – Kosher - What is "Fit" To Eat??? - For generations, the Jewish people have contemplated what is kosher, literally what is "fit" to eat. Today, that question may be harder to answer than ever. Have you ever been paralyzed in the grocery aisle?! How do we make food choices that are aligned with our personal values and priorities? We'll demystify the labels and learn enough to make educated, personal, and meaningful choices even in the face of competing values and logistical and/or budgetary challenges. For adults and youth past their b'nai mitzvah.
 
12:45 pm 
Potluck lunch in Fellowship Hall.
 
Following lunch in the Labyrinth Room
Radical Amazement and the "Story of Stuff" - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel taught, "Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement, to look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible; to be spiritual is to be constantly amazed." In this workshop we'll watch "The Story of Stuff", a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues. It may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever, with fresh and radical amazement! For adults and youth past their b'nai mitzvah.


IMPORTANT: FOR THESE EVENTS, RSVP IS REQUIRED. PLEASE RSVP to info@harmishpacha.org  and indicate which events you plan on attending.  

Earlier Event: October 25
Thursday Shakrit
Later Event: November 1
Thursday Shakrit