Have you ever felt disconnected from your purpose? From God? From yourself? Today, waves of younger Jews are flocking back to Judaism through nature’s doorway, which offers a critical answer to Judaism... ’s continuity concerns and a path to connection for all of us. Filmed at the William Breman Jewish Heritage and Holocaust Museum in Atlanta, Georgia in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.See lessSee more
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Passover in the Desert is a five-day gathering in the desert wilderness celebrating freedom and awakening. Wilderness Torah's mission is to awaken and celebrate the earth-based traditions of Judaism to nourish the connections between self, community, earth and Spirit.
In ancient Israel, Sukkot was one of the three yearly pilgrimage festivals, when Israelites traveled from all over to go up to the Temple in Jerusalem. People built their sukkahs out in the fields, dwelling directly on the land. Part of this early harvest festival was an ecstatic water ceremony, Simchat Beit Hashoeivah (Rejoicing of ...
It's Passover and as is traditional, many Jews are eating matzo for the week. But in Southern California, a group called Wilderness Torah is not only reflecting on the Passover story but going into the desert to relive part of it. About 150 people are gathered around an outdoor fire.