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Hazon at Home


On Sunday, June 7th at 10:00 am, Isabella Freedman – A Virtual Retreat kicks off with our Opening Celebration! Join us for for the whole day or just for a class from your favorite teacher. See the guest presenter list and register today!

 

After the Plague will take place at the Virtual Retreat this week. Don’t miss special guest Rabba Yaffa Epstein in conversation with Nigel at 12pm. Register for the full schedule and Zoom links.

 

We are continually updating this page to bring you the best resources. Stay tuned for new content.

Opt Outside: Taking time away from our screens

Shelter at home doesn’t mean you need to be on a screen all day long! Check out these activities that will take you outside and into nature for a chance to reset.

 

  • Hazon Detroit has launched a Relief Garden Initiative. Hazon will deliver compost and seed packets free to anyone willing to grow a little extra for local food pantries. We will also help first-time gardeners feel confident getting started. Read more here. Take a look at the flyer here. Fill out the interest form here.
  • Want to find out a bit more about compost? Adamah Director Shamu Sadeh and Adamah Alumn Anna Sacks have the scoop.
  • Nature connection: hands-on nature crafts, recycling activities, and imagination activation games.
  • Teva blends forest ecology and Jewish wisdom to transform the outdoors. We are posting daily live videos with tips, resources, and outside activities.
    • Missing Teva? Head out on trail with Teva educator extraordinaire, Arielle Aronoff (and the goats)!

Readings

Stuck in quarantine? Curl up with a good book. Our curated list of reading material will help keep you entertained and informed.

 

Articles

Books

Spirituality and Wellness

Covid-19 is changing our lives in many ways, many of which are quite stressful. Meditation is proven to lower stress, and communal prayer helps you connect deeply with others, even from far away. There has never been a more urgent time to take care of yourself in this way.

 

  • Join us for daily Avodat Lev/Service of the Heart, alternative prayer services filled with beautiful song.
  • Eden Village Camp hosts daily morning prayer sessions and Kabbalat Shabbat, in addition to other great programming!
  • RUACH: Emotional and Spiritual Care is offering support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign up to be matched with a caregiver for a 30-minute call.
  • Diane Bloomfield is offering Torah Yoga online!
    • Monday nights from 7:00-8:15pm Israel time (12pm EDT). $75 dollars until the end of June.
    • Wednesday nights at 8:00-9:00pm Israel time (1pm EDT) is an online Torah from Jerusalem class based on Sfat Emet and other luminous teachings on the Parsha and Holidays. $300/year for 40 classes.
    • (Sessions are offered live and recorded in case you miss one.) Email dodirb@gmail.com to sign up.

Digital Resources

Being away from school and work presents challenges for learning. Fortunately, Hazon has a robust collection of online educational resources. We have also highlighted offerings from partnering organizations and teachers. Educational materials for all ages can be found below.

 

Resources:

Thought-Provoking Movies:

From our Friends:

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Support Hazon

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Hazon is committed to providing connection for our community at this difficult time. We are inspired by the outpouring of opportunities created given the shelter in-place policies. [To note: these policies are saving lives, please continue to do so to the best of your ability!]

We hope these resources offer nourishment – for you, your families, students, congregations, and communities.

We are sending so much love and warmth at this time. This is a moment to come together, share the abundance of our gifts and remember that this is hard, and remember that this too shall pass.

With blessings for health and strength in virtual community,

– All of us at Hazon