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Kesher Pittsburgh Yom Kippur 5779

  • Frick Park Beechwood Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA (map)
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Join us for Kesher Pittsburgh's 1st Yom Kippur gathering!

WHAT

Abbreviated shacharit musical morning prayers followed by a reflective (and gentle) walk-and-talk in Frick Park focused on the theme of teshuvah (return). With elements of prayer, learning, small group sharing, reflection and silence, together we'll find our way to presence on this day of at-one-ment.

*This gathering is suitable for all ages though it may not be a great fit for those who aren't up for walking or being outside for an extended period of time.

And then...

As the gates close on Yom Kippur, we'll reconvene near the entrance of the Park to reflect on our day in a prayerful, engaged and embodied way...and then we'll have a mega-havdallah to end the day!

WHO

We are transgenerational and everyone-friendly! This means that all people who wish to attend are welcome, and wanted, regardless of age, race, lineage, faith path (or lack thereof), political persuasion, gender-identification, sexuality, belief in G-D, or stance on Israel/Palestine.

WHY

Because being outside can help us to awaken and enliven, and it's the perfect sanctuary in which to return - to ourselves, to our hearts and to each other. Let's strengthen ourselves, our relationships and our community by engaging in teshuvah together!

WHEN

10:00am Shacharit morning prayers (near the Park entrance)

10:30am Walk-and-talk begins (in the park)

*Those who arrive after 10:30am may not be able to find/join us.

THE DETAILS

All are welcome and nobody will be turned away from our gatherings for financial reasons...and there are costs associated with organising our events. By contributing, you are not only making our HHD gatherings possible, you are lifting up our community and helping to make us viable throughout the year!

The following is a suggested donation with a sliding scale:

Child (under bar/bat mitzvah age) $36-90

Adult $54-180

Contributions above and beyond these amounts will be graciously accepted with the funds going toward ensuring that Kesher Pittsburgh is strong and thriving throughout the year.

With your contribution, you are supporting our entire series of HHD events and we hope that you'll join us throughout the season! Please visit www.keshirahalev.com/kesherpittsburgh for more details.

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Earlier Event: September 18
Kesher Pittsburgh Kol Nidre