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For Reconstructionists, art is a central component of Judaism as a civilization.

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The TEL (Teens: Experience and Learning) post-b’nai mitzvah program focuses on the values of spiritual peoplehood that form the cornerstones of Reconstructionist Jewish education. Each curriculum focuses on a different value. Hiddur Mitzvah is a Hebrew expression meaning "beautification of a mitzvah," which we here interpret as creativity in its broadest sense. 

This year, we’re counting the omer, while featuring the painting Omer 2014 by D’vorah Horn. Follow along on our Instagram and Facebook. We hope you’ll count the omer, and join us on this meditative journey!

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Rabbi Shelly Barnathan, the 2017 Launch Grant recipient, is busy creating a co-constructed network of baby boomers and empty nesters, a commonly-overlooked generation within the Jewish community. Her project, Or Zarua, features "holy conversations" over coffee and musical Shabbat dinners.

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