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Tzipporah Sarah Eisen--Yoga and Nia Instructor
Avital Katz--Lymphatic Massage
Joan Weiner Levin--Laughter from a Torah Perspective
Ari Singer--Vision Therapy
NANCY ADLER - PHOTOGRAPHER
Nancy Adler is a career photographer and photography educator based in New York City. Nancy´s professional work focuses on portrait and event photography. Her sustained practice in macrobiotics, yoga and meditation have attracted her to health retreats worldwide to document the energy of the people, lectures, workshops and inspiring natural settings. The art of the portrait is Nancy’s specialty; she blends strobe and ambient light to create beautiful images. For her own personal artwork she incorporates collage and encaustic techniques to create lyrical, ephemeral imagery. Her body of work can be seen at www.nancyadler.com.
“Portrait Photography: Flowing with the Yin & Yang”
This workshop presents portrait photography in both soft and harsh light. Participants will experience the power of working with, and overcoming, the challenges of natural light to make beautiful portraits with a camera or even a smart phone, or may simply choose to be subjects for a unique portrait experience. Learn to flow with the ins and outs of light and life.
Thursday, May 25th, 2017, 2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Marquee
MASTER WALTER ALPIZAR, MOLECULAR HOMEOPATHIC ENERGY
Master Walter Alpizar is a naturalist specializing in Molecular Energy Homeopathic, a homeopathic science based on electromagnetic frequencies and resonances. Master Alpizar is certified as a Specialist in Homeopathy and is completing a Masters degree in Naturopathic Sciences at the International Iberoamerican University and Universidad del Atlántico, Barcelona. Master Alpizar holds an MBA from Bryant University in Rhode Island and a BA in mathematics and physics from Rhode Island College, USA.
Workshop: Molecular Homeopathic Energy is a technology that allows the human body to receive pure frequencies as antidotes to pathogens like bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungus, toxins and chemicals by utilizing the resonance frequencies of the disease-causing agents at higher amplitudes than normal, thus stressing them to their own destruction. Molecular Homeopathic Energy brings the capacity to rebuild itself back to the human body, as was intended by the Creator of all, based on ones present genetic conditions. In this class we will explore this applied physics for healing the human body.
This workshop will be presented twice, Sunday, May 21st & Tuesday, May 23,, 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Classroom
ARIEL ASHWELL, MORNING STRETCHES
Ariel Ashwell is a movement theatre performer, director and coach. She has performed throughout Mexico, USA, Canada and Europe including festivals in Edinburgh, Lille, Vienna, Montreal and Jerusalem. Ariel is a certified Pilates teacher.
Workshop: Morning Wake Up Conscientious Stretch
The intention of the class is to revel in waking up - to stretch like a cat, realign our spine after sleeping, become conscious of our bodies, to breathe and center and be vibrantly awake and alive for the day’s busy schedule of workshops and lectures.
Thursday, May 25th, 2017m 7:00 AM-8:00 AM, Classroom
ADI ASSODRI, TRE-TENSION RELEASE EXERCISES AND EFT
Adi Assodri has been helping people release negative emotions, stress and trauma for over 20 years. She has attended workshops in Europe and Israel to study with the best trainers available. Through her expertise, experience and years of studying numerous self-help techniques, Adi has developed her own unique approach to healing the body/mind. She has worked with elementary school children teaching them how to let go of negative emotions and become centered.
In 2015 Adi became one of the first internationally certified facilitators in Israel of a groundbreaking self-help technique known as TRE™ (Tension Release Exercises). TRE allows you to release tension and stress by re-establishing the fine balance between your body sensations, emotion and thought. Reported benefits of this technique include lessened worry and anxiety, reduced symptoms of post traumatic stress, greater energy and endurance, less workplace stress, better sleep, less relationship and marital conflict, reduced muscle & back pain, increased flexibility, greater emotional resiliency, decreased symptoms of vicarious trauma, healing of old injuries, lessened anxiety surrounding serious illness, and relief from chronic medical conditions.
TRE Workshop: You’ll learn simple exercises during our session that will help you establish a self induced therapeutic vibration. These vibrations are a very pleasant way to release tension and stress that is stored deep in your core muscles. There are no contraindications to TRE other than interdiction to exercise by a physician or if you’re pregnant.
EFT Workshop: EFT is a simple yet very powerful technique based on ancient Chinese Acupuncture and modern body-mind principles. It was founded in the late 1990s by Gary Craig, a Stanford engineer. Rather than using needles, tapping on key meridians with your fingertips while focusing on your issue brings instant relief. EFT can even help instantly reduce pain, aches and tension in your body, leaving you with a sense of lightness and peace.
1) A brief introduction of Adi and EFT
2) What is pain?
3) Practical use of tapping while focusing on your specific issue
4) Discussion, questions, sharing
1. EFT--Monday, May 22nd, 2017, 2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Marquee
2. TRE--Monday, May 22nd, 2017, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Marquee
YITZHAK AND TAMAR ATTIAS - PERCUSSION, FLUTES AND FOREST SOUNDS
Using flutes and percussion instruments from around the world, Yitzhak and Tamar Attias take you on an exquisite journey of rhythm and sound.
Yitzhak is a percussionist and songwriter originally from Gibraltar, a British colony off the coast of Spain. He brings Sephardic, Flamenco and African influences to his music.
Tamar is originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her flute playing is an eclectic mix of Celtic, folk and jazz.
Both have performed and recorded extensively in Israel and abroad. They are the developers of the acclaimed Drums of Compassion workshop and the outstanding Reshimu Music Project.
They will be accompanied by their son, guitarist David Attias.
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 8:00 PM- 9:30 PM, Main Hall
DR SARIT AVRAHAM, HOLISTIC DENTISTRY
Dr. Sarit Avraham is a graduate of the Hadassah Ein Kerem Dental School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She places great emphasis on promoting oral health along with treatments of uncompromised quality at the highest possible level.
Dr. Sarit believes that in order for a patient to become a healthy person they must take an active part in their treatment. Therefore Dr. Sarit makes it a goal to involve the patient in the various aspects of their treatment, explaining and tailoring their needs to make it appropriate and comfortable for them.
Her main goal is to bring the patient to total restoration of his health, “so that after focused, quality treatment well performed, the patient no longer needs me much. Hand in hand we’ll reach the desired results of a beautiful, healthy smile.”
Workshop: “Ten Natural Foods to Keep Your Natural Teeth”
Dr. Sarit: “Many patients come to me and ask the following question: ‘I take such good care of my teeth, meticulously brushing every morning and evening, and flossing at least once a day. Yet at every visit the dentist finds cavities and other problems that need treatment. What more can I do?”
Actually, there is something that can be done. The way to keep the mouth healthy and to avoid numerous and costly treatments depends on nutritional habits. Perhaps you know what you should eat in order to be well…but are you sure what you should do to maintain healthy teeth? In this lecture, Dr. Sarit will give us an overview of the most important nutrients that will help you enjoy healthy gums and good looking teeth. Smile!
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, 9:00AM - 10:00AM, Main Hall
YAEL BALI - INTEGRATIVE HOLISTIC VETERINARIAN
Yael Bali was born in Mexico City where she worked as a conventional veterinarian for 10 years. She went on to do a three year course on acupuncture, which radically changed her approach to healing. Yael became certified in veterinary acupuncture and food therapy along with Canine Rehab. Making aliyah in 2010, Yael opened her own clinic in Zichron Ya`aqov and added ozone therapy, bioregulatory medicine and Chinese herbs to her arsenal.
Workshop: Feeding Our Pets
Yael Bali believes that like humans, the key to animal health is nutrition. Without proper diet no medicine can be effective. Dogs and cats should eat a species appropriate diet of fresh, whole foods. Dry pet food seems like an easy, no worry solution, but in fact is not the best option. Learn what we can do at home to naturally improve the quality of life of our loving animals, and which holistic options can best help their healing processes.
Thursday, May 25th, 2017, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Cabin 2
ROFEH YEHOSHUA BEN ISRAEL - DIVINE HEALER
Divine Healer Rofeh Yehoshua Ben Israel heads the African Hebrew Israelites Ministry of Divine Health (MODH), the organization that has presided over this community on the path of self-sustained health and nutrition for over 50 years. He is a youthful community leader, married and father to healthy, thriving children in the Village of Peace, Dimona, Israel.
Rofeh Yehoshua will focus on "Physical Immortality," expounding and expanding within the context of the Whole Health Forum what it actually means in 2017 to have a Whole Health Life as inspired by the common mantra of preventative health and nutrition.
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Marquee
Gayle Berman - Soprano
Gayle Berman is an internationally recognized soprano, performing as soloist throughout North America and Europe. After graduating as a Metropolitan Opera Auditions Winner from the University of Wisconsin she performed leading roles with the Rome Festival Opera, Lake Geneva Opera Festival, San Antonio Opera, Boston Academy of Music, and Madison Opera, and was soloist with Abendmusik, Choral Arts Society of New York, Chorus Pro Musica, Great Woods Festival, and with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Her operatic roles have included Violetta in La Traviata, the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute, the title role in Susannah, Lucy in The Telephone, Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, Olympia in Les Contes D’Hoffmann, Norina in Don Pasquale, Frasquita in Carmen, Nannetta in Falstaff and in Sweeney Todd. Gayle has served on the voice faculties of numerous American colleges and universities, and since her aliyah in 2008 has continued performing and teaching. She is also the director of Kolot Etzion, one of the top women’s choruses in Israel.
Workshop: Most Loved Mozart – The Opera Studio of Jerusalem
Mozart's music has often been touted as making the listener smarter. As director of the Opera Studio of Jerusalem, Gayle Berman will address this phenomenon in her class, demonstrating how music in general, and especially singing, is good for your health!
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Classroom
Evening Performance: Most Loved Mozart–The Opera Studio of Jerusalem
The Opera Studio of Jerusalem under the direction of Gayle Berman has delighted Israeli audiences with music from well-known operas, operettas and musical theater for decades. The Opera Studio of Jerusalem will be performing an evening of arias, duets and ensembles from Mozart's best known operas.
Ensemble performers will include: Gayle Berman, Harold Berman, Tzviya Brickel, Bracha Daniel, Eliezer Friedman, Jennifer Mayer, Rachel Moore, Jonathan Segal, Miriam Segal-Mayer, Nathan Singer, Rivital Singer and Yonit Singer.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 8:30 PM-10:00 PM, Main Hall
YAKIRA BAT YOSEF - LIFE CHOICE CONSULTANT
Yakira Hadasa Bat Yosef is a highly intuitive master healer for more than 20 years. As founder of LifeChoice Consultant, she helps those that have experienced trauma, abuse and addictions and individuals needing help with life's challenges and/or relationships. Divinely inspired, she started pursuing her passion of helping people when she was a child. From age seven to 15 she “shadowed” her doctor grandfather and learned to “see” in the body, and “hear” the messages of organs. When she was diagnosed in the early 1990s with final stage liver cirrhosis and hypo-functioning pancreas, she augmented her grandfather’s wisdom with classes in natural healing techniques. She left her management career in 1994 to teach others how to discover “stuck places” (blocked energy), release reactive responses and realize new ways of living life proactively. When spirit and emotions are healed, optimal physical living can blossom and thrive.
Workshop: AWAKEN BEAUTIFUL YOU...TO A LIFE EXTRAORDINAIRE:
In this fun filled interactive workshop you will learn to hear the body whispers, what your body aches are saying to you, what foods your body desires, the emotional roots of disease, how to live on a higher vibrational level and PROACTIVE POSITIVE LIVING. Awaken to greater ways to fine tune and realign the connection of your body, mind and soul. You will gain greater energy, deeper sleep, harmony with people and the ability to manifest abundance.
- Develop a more positive mindset
- Discover the roots of what is keeping you "stuck"
- Maximize your strengths and learn to openly accept challenges
- Take concrete steps towards your personal goals
- Create balance between life, work, and all things in between
- Transform your diet for optimal health and living
- Build a stronger sense of self awareness
Thursday, May 25th, 2017, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM, Marquee
SPA NIGHT–HOT STONE MASSAGE
- Mini Session
- Release tension to experience deep relaxation
- Improve circulation
- Assist the body to detox
- Ease muscle pain
- Lessens the joint pains of arthritis
- Relieve the pain of fibromyalgia
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 8:00 PM, Classroom
DR JANICE BLOCK, MD, PHD - HOLISTIC SPORTS MEDICINE/MEDICAL HYPNOTHERAPY
Dr. Janice Block is both a physician and naturopath, certified by the American Naturopathic Certification Board. She has been practicing in the Beit Shemesh area for the last 14 years. Dr. Block received her Medical Degree and pediatric specialization from the University of Miami School of Medicine, and her Alternative Medical degrees–a diploma in Medical Herbal Science, and a diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine–from the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine. Her special interests include pediatrics, sports medicine, medical hypnotherapy, and homeopathy.
1. Holistic Sports Medicine for Improved Performance
Dr. Janice Block, PhD, will discuss conventional and complementary approaches to fitness evaluation and injury prevention along with the use of nutrition, herbs, homeopathy, guided visualization, and hypnosis techniques for boosting performance.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Main Hall
2. Medical Hypnotherapy - Trance-formation - Hypnosis for Healing, Wellness, and Optimal Performance
Medical hypnotherapy is coming back into fashion even within conventional medicine as an effective and evidenced-based treatment for a variety of disorders. Join Dr. Block for an overview of medical hypnotherapy and its uses in the treatment of chronic pain, chronic fatigue, addiction and smoking cessation, fears and anxieties, and more.
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM, Main Hall
SELMA BRAIER - CO-COUNSELING
Selma Braier was introduced to co-counseling 26 years ago, and everything she heard resonated. Since then she has avidly learned and practiced on a regular basis. She feels she has gained in all areas of her life and wants to share her discovery with others. In little over a year she was assisting teachers and in 1992 began teaching the technique and facilitating her own support groups. Selma finds it rewarding and exciting to witness the benign changes in people’s lives as they experience the wonders of co-counseling.
Workshop 1: Getting Your Mind Back: Introductory Co-Counseling
Co-counseling is a self-awareness and self-help technique. It is taught primarily in small groups of people who learn to support each other while learning the theory and practice. In the class we will learn some of the basic theory of co-counseling and its practice, so we get a glimpse of how it works.
Selma Braier’s penchant for art began at a very young age. She drew, painted and explored every handcraft possible. It was a natural progression for her to study in the school of Arts in the Universidad Catholica in Lima, Peru, where she was born. After Selma immigrated to Israel, she began her her study of graphic arts in Jerusalem’s Betzalel Academy in 1981.
Thursday, May 25th, 2017, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Main Hall
Workshop 2: Art and Creativity. As an art therapist Selma recognizes that the arts are one of humans’ biggest sources of joy and connection to themselves. She has developed ways in which people with little or no experience in plastic arts can enjoy, play and discover. In this workshop Selma will introduce you to the process of reconnecting to your natural creativity through art.
Monday, May 22nd, 2017, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Cabin 2
CHAYA SARA BRAND - PSYCHOTHERAPY
Chaya Sara Brand L.M.S.W. has an Honors B.A. in psychology from York University in Toronto and earned her Masters degree from Wurzweiler Yeshiva University, N.Y. She has 40 years of international experience synthesizing Chassidut with psychology and facilitating emotional and spiritual healing through workshops, groups and individual counseling and coaching, all with an expansive, eclectic approach. Her workshops include Healing the Not-Good-Enough Syndrome, Moving Beyond Past Hurts, Forgiveness is Divine, and Spiritual Preparation For Pesach: A Healing Inner Journey.
ChayaSaraBrand; 02-563-5878 http://www.chayasarabrand.com/about-me/
Workshop: Anger: Signal for Change
Anger effects your emotional and physical health and damages relationships. Yet when understood as a signal for change, anger can facilitate personal and inter-personal growth.
- Acquaint yourself with six different psychological explanations of anger
- Become aware of what triggers your anger.
- Learn how to respectfully communicate your needs and feelings
The presentation will have three parts.
- Theoretical aspect
- Experiential exercise
- Discussion and integration assignment
No personal sharing is required. Please bring paper and pen with you.
Sunday, May 21st 2017, 10:30AM - 11:30AM, Main Hall
MIRIAM BRODIE - BUFF BONES PILATES
After dancing competitively for 10 years, Miriam Brodie went on to receive her Pilates certification from Wingate Institute in 2012. Bringing her passion for fitness into her classroom, Miriam offers Pilates to all ages and fitness backgrounds to help accomplish and rebuild fitness goals. Miriam is the only licensed Buff Bones® Instructor in Israel and holds additional certifications in Fit Ball, Pre- and Post-Natal Pilates and Pilates Fusion.
Workshop: Buff Bones® is a medically endorsed workout method. It integrates Pilates, strength training, functional movement, and rehabilitative exercise to improve the health and longevity of your bones and joints. Buff Bones® is safe for all fitness levels, and especially recommended for those with osteoporosis.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Marquee
NECHAMA SARAH BURGEMAN - KABALISTIC ART
Nechama Sarah has been living in Israel for the last 34 years. She has written and illustrated three books: The Twelve Dimensions of Israel, Israel and the Seventy Dimensions of the World, and The Princess of Dan. Nechama Sarah holds private and group healing retreats at her country home near Kever Shimshon.
Workshop: Healing Through Kabbalistic Art with an Emphasis on The Book of Genesis; transforming your experience of listening and empowering who you listen to. The class is open to people of all ages and backgrounds for whom listening is a crucial skill.
- What is and is not listening
- Creating positive power for yourself and others
- De-centering and curiosity
- Growing as a listener
- Creating space for others to share and grow
- Quieting your mind
- Kindness and listening
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 10:30AM - 11:30AM, Cabin 2
HANNAH CAMHI, JAPANESE ACUPUNCTURE AND DIAGNOSIS
Hannah Camhi is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbal practitioner. She graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego California, in 2004. Hannah specializes in Japanese acupuncture integrating her private practice in nutrition, Chinese herbal remedies, moxibustion and acupressure. She worked in San Diego for four years in a clinic with other practitioners before aliya making in 2007. Hannah opened a community clinic in Hadera with another acupuncturist and has a successful private practice in Zichron Yaacov where she treats people with all kinds of imbalances including acute and chronic pain, gastrointestinal problems, woman’s health, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular problems, insomnia, depression and more.
Workshop: Japanese Acupuncture and Diagnosis
Hannah will present diagnostic methods in Chinese and Japanese acupuncture, demonstrating practical skills to understand your body's own physiology and pathology according to Chinese Medicine.
Thursday, May 25th 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Marquee
DALIT DRORI - HOLISTIC FIT THERAPY
Dalit Drori has the distinction of being the head Pilates coach at the Wingate Institute in Netanya. She developed and manufactures HolisticFit Therapy Massage Balls and HolisticFit Loop Stretch Straps™ along with workshops and specifically designed HolisticFit™ programs for their use. Dalit teaches workshops and classes at conferences around the world and in Israel. She holds a Bachelor's degree from the Academy of Music and Dance at the Rubin Academy, and is a certified Yoga Instructor and Shiatsu Therapist.
Dalit offers two classes at the Whole Health Forum, presenting participants the unique opportunity of working with her HolisticFit Therapy Massage Balls and HolisticFit Loop Stretch Straps™. Each class is specifically tailored to the fitness level of the individual students attending. Every exercise is offered in its most gentle form with gradient levels of increased challenge. Join Dalit in this rare opportunity to learn with the best!
Please wear comfortable cotton clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel to lie on.
1. HolisticFit Therapy with Massage Balls–Wednesday, May 24, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, Marquee
2. HolisticFit Stretch with Loop Stretch Straps–Wednesday, May 24, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Marquee
TZIPPORAH SARAH EISEN--YOGA AND NIA INSTRUCTOR
Tzipporah Sarah Eisen is a certified Yoga and Nia instructor who is passionate about everything to do with the expressive arts, music, movement, body-centered anything, healing and wellness. She believes dancing is a sacred path to ecstasy and joyful soul expression. Tzipporah enjoys sharing her love of movement with others so that everyone can feel better! On the side she also works as a grant writer and is a mother of three blessed vilda chayas.
Workshop: Energize your Body and Soul with Nia Movement! (Women only)
Nia is a powerful sensation-based experience that is expressive, FUN and healing. Inspired by music from around the world and 9 movement forms including dance (Jazz/Modern/Duncan), martial arts (Tae Kwon Doe/Aikido,/Tai Chi) and therapeutic movement (Yoga/Alexander technique/Feldenskrais), Nia creates a dynamic and highly versatile practice. The dance-movement experience leaves one energized, mentally clear and emotionally balanced.
Nia is non-impact, accessible to every body type and adaptable to different levels of intensity. No previous dance experience is required–just bring your dancing feet.
Monday, May 22nd, 2017, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Marquee
BATYA ERDSTEIN - CLAY THERAPY
Batya Erdstein, originally of San Diego, California, lives on a hilltop in Itamar Shomron with her husband and six children. She left a career as a Registered Nurse for her love of ceramics, and teaches and sells pottery from her beautiful studio in Itamar.
Workshop: Giving through Listening: A Clay Workshop
Play with clay in this silent workshop. We listen to music while we work on individual clay creations. The special part of this is that each person lets go of his piece after a few minutes and passes it on to his neighbor while receiving the work of another. At the end we talk about the experience of letting go and allowing another to take over.
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, Marquee
DR MICHAEL FEINERMAN, MD, HEALING PANEL/MODERN MEDICAL MARVELS
After graduating from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York in 1964, Dr. Feinerman took residency training in plastic surgery. He served in U.S. Army Medical Corps, including a year with the corps in Viet Nam. He later practiced plastic surgery in Atlanta, GA for 12 years and is now retired after 25 years of active practice in Israel.
Frustrated with the conventional options for improving his own medical issue of osteoarthritis, the good doctor adopted a holistic approach to good nutrition. This then led him to macrobiotics as a solution. Intensive self-education was augmented by study at the Kushi Institute for macrobiotics.
Workshop I: A good-feeling physical body is by far the greatest factor for maintaining a continuing state of joy and wellbeing. Dr. Feinerman will moderate the Remarkable Recoveries healing panel, individual stories of health after illness. Following his opening remarks on the state of today's health, a panel of "recovery experts" will share their healing stories, including their personal paths to whole health.
Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 2:30PM - 4:00PM, Main Hall
Workshop II: Modern Medical Marvels–Cure For Our Ills?
Dr. Feinerman talks about how advances in medicine have changed modern health practices, and the tricky situations that can arise as a result. He brings a unique perspective from both Eastern and Western medical practices to gain perspective on how best to manage the two.
Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 2:30PM - 4:00PM, Main Hall
DANIEL FELD, TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE, ACUPUNCTURE AND TCM
Daniel Feld L.Ac holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from ACTCM in San Francisco. A US trained acupuncturist, he is a nationally and California certified practitioner and a certified Medical Qi Gong instructor. Daniel has studied with various Chinese medical masters including Dr. Bingkun Hu, Noach Bittelman L.Ac and Dr. Wei-Chieh Young. He runs Acupuncture Israel, a Jerusalem-based acupuncture center specializing on bringing acupuncture to the Anglo and Yiddish speaking communities.
Workshop: The Yid and the Yang: Practical Chinese Medical Diagnosis
Traditional Chinese medicine uses information from various aspects of the human body to inform diagnosis and treatment. These include the tongue, complexion, voice, pulse, movement and more. Over the last few thousand years this system has been honed to create an incredibly powerful and accurate decoding system, giving the practitioner and patients valuable information about their health and bodies. Please join us for a fascinating presentation in which we will explore various Chinese medical diagnostic tools and how we can apply them to our daily lives.
Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00 PM, Main Hall
AYALA FINN, YOGA/REFLEXOLOGIST
Ayala Finn is an experienced naturopath with certification from Reidman College. She additionally qualified in Doterra’s unique Aroma Touch technique to reset and calm the nervous system. She uses tools such as nutritional advice, reflexology and aromatherapy massage to guide people towards better health in a holistic, patient and understanding way. Ayala’s special expertise is helping women through both the pre-natal and birth process and through menopause. She is a yoga teacher specializing in women’s health and Yoga for a Healthy Back to feel balanced and energized through movement and breathing. Ayala lives with her family in Efrat.
Ayala is happy to be back at the Whole Health Forum to share yoga and reflexology workshops. Ayala will be offering private aromatherapy reflexology and yoga treatments by appointment.
Workshop I: In Ayala’s yoga class we will breathe, stretch and move to create a flow of energy throughout the body, clearing the mind and opening the heart to the joys of the day!
Monday, May 22nd, 2017, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Cabin 2
Workshop II: Reflexology is an ancient holistic massage technique that uses pressure points on the feet or hands to stimulate organ reflexes and harmonize the body. It improves circulation, inducing relaxation and allowing the body to cure illness and maintain good health. In this ”Hands on Feet” workshop, Ayala will demonstrate practical reflexology tools that can help us relax and counter seasonal allergies and digestion issues. Take off your socks and enjoy!
Thursday, May 25th, 2017, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Main Hall
CHANA RACHEL FRUMIN - NARRATIVE THERAPY
Chana Rachel Frumin, MS CNT, is director of the Jerusalem Narrative Therapy Institute and was a student of the late Michael White. She has counseled for 40 years as a marital and dating counselor and has taught and counseled around the world. She can be reached at 0544 799 441.
Workshop: Narrative Counseling: Authoring your Life--Workshop conducted with Ruth Sager
Narrative therapy maintains that our identities are shaped by the accounts of our lives found in our stories or narratives. A narrative therapist is interested in helping others fully describe their rich stories and trajectories, modes of living and the possibilities associated with them. Concurrently the therapist co-investigates a problem's many influences both on the person himself and his chief relationships. By focusing on problems' effects on our lives rather than as being part of a person, distance is created. This externalization or objectification of a problem makes it easier to investigate and evaluate its influences.
Monday, May 22nd, 2017, 2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Main Hall
RUTH GESS - BODY SOUL DANCE
Body Soul Dance is a meditation in movement based on the 5 rhythms, flowing staccato, chaos and lyrical stillness, all energy fields creating the circular quality of a wave. Body Soul Dance is for any woman, no dance experience required!
Ruth Gess is a trained dancer and life coach. Dance has always been her primal expression. She has been practicing dancing the 5 rhythms for the last 15 years as a way of connecting her body and soul and experiencing deep freedom, joy and aliveness.
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Marquee
PHYLLIS GLAZER - GURU OF HEALTHY COOKING
Famous in Israel as “the guru of healthy cooking,” celebrated chef, writer, TV personality, and best-selling cookbook author Phyllis Glazer is one of Israel’s top food personalities. Through her media appearances, cookbooks, newspaper columns, lively lectures and cooking classes, Phyllis has introduced the preparation of delicious vegetarian cuisine to the country and fosters a nation-wide consciousness of healthy, organic food. In addition to hosting healthy gourmet cooking events at “Studio L’Bishul”in Tel Aviv, Phyllis is developing a Food Clinic with personalized menus, workshops and classes to provide nutritional support for individuals with health challenges. Information: email@example.com, 0545857200
Workshop: Mistress of Spices: Cook and Heal with Seasonings
“And she came to Jerusalem, with a very great train, with camels that bear spices and very much gold, and precious stones; there came no more such abundance of spices as these which the Queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.” — I Kings 10.2.
What were those mysterious spices brought by the Queen of Sheba to win the heart of King Solomon, and why are they mentioned first on the list, even before gold? An educated and intelligent woman, the Ethiopian Queen knew that the gift of spices not only brought fragrance and flavor to the royal palate, but also the gift of life…because spices were the vitamin supplements and medicines of yesteryear. In this presentation, you'll discover–as did King Solomon–the wonderful magic of spices to add flavor, nutrition and health to your lives.
MEIRA GOLBERT - MASTER LIFE COACH AND SPIRITUAL COUNSELOR
Meira is a trailblazer in the field of heart-based energetic healing, a Master Life Coach, and a Spiritual Counselor. She is one of the first Accredited Practitioners in Israel of "The Journey", the work of Brandon Bays.
Since graduating from The University of Texas cum laude with a Master of Arts in Communications, Meira had been searching for the right application of her talents. One day, while taking part in a healing circle, she discovered that she had a gift for energetic healing. She has used this gift to help others to heal physically, emotionally and spiritually for over thirty years.
Deeply intuitive, Meira is able to pinpoint the energetic blocks in her clients and apply a unique strategy based on her broad skills, including The Journey, EFT, TAT, EmoTrance, Polarity Counseling, and Coaching.
She is now helping women in their 40's and up to marry or remarry by helping them to develop dating skills so that they will feel comfortable, know what to say and do, and then take the steps to find their partner-- meet, screen and choose. Her website is www.connectedlifejerusalem.com.
Meira lives with her husband, her elderly mother, and preteen twins in the hills of Jerusalem.
Workshop 1: Find Your Soulmate (a workshop for singles)
In this workshop you will:
- Discover the most important thing you can do to find your Soulmate
- Uncover internal obstacles that may be stopping you from finding the love you want
- Learn how to forgive and move on from those who hurt you in the past
- Become a magnet for the kind of relationship you truly want.
This workshop will be informative and interactive. It serves as an introduction to the powerful processes of Journeywork. Participants will gain new insights and tools to help them become ready for love.
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Marquee
Workshop 2: An Introduction to The Journey
The Journey is cutting-edge transformation and healing work pioneered by internationally acclaimed, best-selling author, speaker and mind-body healing expert Brandon Bays. The Journey, recognized by medical professionals and therapists worldwide, is a uniquely potent healing tool used in trauma wards, hospitals, schools and orphanages as well as government, businesses and corporations. Hundreds of thousands of people worldwide have healed from issues such as fear, anxiety, stress, depression, low self-esteem, chronic anger and rage, physical illnesses and disease, addictions and other unhealthy behaviors, sexual abuse, relationship problems and career performance.
This session will serve as an introduction to The Journey method. Through a very simple process you will be guided to a relaxed state where you may discover and release misunderstandings, unhealthy beliefs, stories and misconceptions you tell yourself. You will emerge with greater self-understanding, appreciation and joy for living.
Thursday, May 25th, 2017, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, Marquee
BUZZY GORDON - PANCHAKARMA
Panchakarma: Ayurveda's Proven Detox
Buzzy Gordon is an award-winning journalist whose career has taken him to more than 80 countries on five continents. Since discovering the wonders of Ayurveda, he has undergone the full 28-35 day course of Panchakarma in India five times. He has recently learned about a shorter course of Panchakarma that also achieves remarkable results.
Discussion: "Ayurveda" (Sanskrit, meaning "life knowledge") is a holistic system of medicine that originated in ancient India and whose healing traditions have endured through the centuries.
A key treatment regimen of Ayurvedic medicine is Panchakarma, one of the most effective whole-body detoxification programs ever devised. Panchakarma is a powerful healing protocol that rejuvenates and ameliorates conditions that Western medicine typically treats with prescription drugs, which target the symptoms rather than the disease and can create devastating side effects.
Sunday, May 21st 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00PM, Cabin 2
JEANNE GROSSET - MACROBIOTIC COOKING
Jeanne is a Natural Health Specialist in Los Angeles, California who focuses her teachings and guidance on the principles of macrobiotics for better health and longevity. Jeanne is also a Kundalini yoga teacher. Her company, 7th Element Services, offers a weekly meal service and a cleanse program and classes throughout the year. She is the Retreat Director for the Vegetarian Educational Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading a plant based diet for happy, healthier lives and carrying forward the tradition of the French Meadows Summer Camp by the George Oshawa Macrobiotic Foundation. Jeanne is passionately working for one peaceful world, one day at a time.
Jeanne Grosset presents macrobiotic cooking classes that create the foundation for a happy, healthy life. True natural foods nurture and heal through the seasons. Embrace the energy of food to create the wellbeing you desire.
Class 1, Wednesday, May 24, 9-10 a.m, Classroom:
"Keeping It Whole” - Whole foods are the building blocks of better health. Explore the benefits of using foods in their natural form to rejuvenate the body, balance the emotions and harmonize with the seasons of the natural world around you.
Recipe 1: Wild Rice Salad with an Orange Emulsion Dressing
Class 2, Wednesday, May 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m, Classroom:
“Rebuild and Renew” - Many people in today’s modern world suffer from poor digestion, weak immune systems and degenerative conditions. Learn how to use fermented foods to rebuild and renew the foundation of your health with live foods.
Recipe 2: Miso Glazed Whole Onions; Cream of Celery Soup
Class 3, Wednesday, May 24, 12:00-1:00 p.m, Classroom:
“Mother Nature Knows Best” - Our personal demographics and season play a remarkable role in our natural balance. Foods in season and common to our surroundings have accessible power specifically designed for you, wherever you are, by Mother Nature herself, the ultimate chef.
Recipe 3: Pressed Carrots and Raisins; Massaged Kale & Almond Salad
Class 4, Wednesday, May 24, 2:30-4:00 p.m, Classroom:
“Kiss Cravings Goodbye” - Tired of cravings, can’t get through the day without your sugar fix, piling salt onto every dish you eat? Have no fear, cravings can be a thing of the past when you learn how the forces of yin and yang come to play in your daily consumption of food. These are powerful forces that create a solid practice for self healing.
Recipe 4: Squash Pudding; Happy Cabbage Toss
Class 5, Wednesday, May 24, 4:30-6:00 p.m, Classroom:
“Let the Body Do” - A wise old man once told me, “Give the body what it needs and let the body do.” When we give the body the nutritional foundation it needs to thrive, it is capable of miraculous recoveries. Come learn how to create an alkaline-balanced diet to rebuild the body. Self healing really works–it is the way we are designed.
Recipe 5: All-In-One On-The-Go Meal
Wednesday, May 24th 2017, All day, Cabin 2
YEHOSHUA HALEVI - PHOTOGRAPHER
Yehoshua Halevi is an American-born professional photographer, writer, editor, teacher, workshop guide and wilderness escort. His award-winning photographs have appeared in National Geographic, and major secular and Jewish publications throughout the United States, Europe and Israel. He is the author of the Israel the Beautiful column which appeared for seven years in the Jerusalem Post and continues today via his photography blog. He made Aliya with his family in 1998 and currently resides in Jerusalem.
Workshop I: Photography, Spirituality & Awareness
Photography, like other arts, is driven by inspiration and inspires the artist within. here is a deep spirituality and self-discovery we experience when looking through the lens. This presentation–accompanied by dramatic color photographs highlighting Israel’s natural beauty–explores insights and lessons from photography and the creative process as strengthening to our identity, deepening appreciation and awareness of the world around us and augmenting a positive outlook on life.
Sunday, May 21st, 2017; 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM, Main Hall
Workshop II: Walking Photography Adventure
With cameras in hand, we’ll explore the hillsides and forest surrounding Even Sapir and practice techniques in seeing and using light, composition and photography of the natural world. This two-hour workshop is suitable for all skill levels and camera types, including cell phone adventurers.
This extraordinary photography class comes at no extra charge, a rare opportunity to learn with a master. Advance registration is a must–please sign up now to indicate your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited to 20 participants. NOTE: Participants need to completely check out of onsite overnight accommodations before this workshop.
Friday, May 26th, 2017, 9:30 AM to 11:30AM (contingent on advance registration)
VIRGINIA HARPER - DIGESTIVE HEALTH COACH
Diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and Takayasu Arteritis at age 23, Virginia M. Harper was considered terminally ill with little chance of survival. At 19 she had suffered a stroke, leaving her depressed and bedridden. She was prescribed surgery and steroids for both of her conditions, yet held out hope for a better solution.
Adopting macrobiotics, Virginia embraced whole foods, learning how to change her lifestyle to accommodate her body’s specific needs. Within months she was symptom free. This relief came after seven years of suffering the painful symptoms of digestive inflammation that required several hospital stays. The healing experience taught her the important connection between food and health.
Virginia is recognized worldwide today as a leading macrobiotic counselor. She is the author of Controlling Crohn’s Disease the Natural Way, now in its fifth edition.
Workshop: Stop Your Belly Aching Creating healthy digestion takes a few simple and conscious steps. First is ingredient choice, combination and preparation in making your food digestive-friendly and supporting optimal intestinal function. Second, since digestion begins in the mouth, learning how the intestines work helps inform better food choices, preparation and absorption, including chewing the food you are about to ingest. Learning how and how long to chew are important for making food readily absorbable. Virginia will walk us through the steps she personally implemented in to her own digestive healing.
Thursday, May 25th, 2017, 2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Main Hall, Live Streaming from Nashville, TN
MICAELA HARARI - FLAMENCO DANCER
Flamenco is a challenging and expressive art form. It requires musicality, coordination, strength, stamina, focus and concentration. Micaela Harari has been teaching and performing flamenco in Jerusalem for over 15 years. She is director and teacher of "Studio Flamenca" in the Beit HaKerem Community Center. Trained in the U.S.A. and Spain, she combines a love and deep appreciation of the art with artistic and community oriented activities.
This 50 minute workshop includes a 10 minute warm up with arm movements, rhythmic hand clapping, basic steps, a simple Spanish chorus and a short choreography. Participants can choose to sing and clap or dance. No special clothes or shoes are necessary. Micaela will give some background about flamenco's elements and origins.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Main Hall
Flamenco Evening Performance:
The flamenco repertoire is divided into various styles that are differentiated by song, rhythmic pattern and mood. Micaela will be dancing six different styles that demonstrate flamenco's various colors and feelings. The dances will be accompanied by accessories: fan, shawl and castanets. Micaela will perform two 12 minute sections of three dances with a 10 minute break between them.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017, 8:00 PM-9:00 PM, Main Hall
MARY HO - MACROBIOTICS
Mary Ho dedicated herself to working with orphans from a very young age and from 2009 as a full time volunteer in Shanghai for 4.5 years. Her epitome charity work resulted in a TEDX Shanghai talk in 2010 about her moving inspirations.
Mary embodies a holistic lifestyle and shares her knowledge as an educator of macrobiotics /whole foods plant-based diet, lymphatic drainage and craniosacral therapy, and practitioner in shamanic healing. She trekked in solo sacred pilgrimages to Camino de Santiago, China temples and the sacred valley of Machu Picchu. In the course of self discovery she underwent profound transformation that enhanced her soul purpose to share and help the community towards a higher consciousness and responsibility for our personal health. She is a passionate natural healer who believes in the power of food for emotional and physical well-being. She conducts regular cooking classes and healthy life workshop in her native Singapore and overseas.
SIMCHA HOFFMAN - SWEET TREATS sans SUGAR, GLUTEN or GUILT
Simcha Hoffman began adopting a healthful lifestyle as a teen. She took courses in macrobiotic cooking and studied health and nutrition independently for many years in her native U.S. She is currently a student at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in Jerusalem and is training to become a health coach. Previously she worked as a chef at a women’s seminary and two health food shops in Tsfat, where she operated her own sushi takeout business. She worked until recently as restaurant manager and head chef at the health food store Zemora Organi in Talpiyot. She improved their menu and dramatically increased business. Simcha has been sought after by individuals and groups for years to give cooking workshops and finally has committed herself to begin this new chapter. The Whole Health Forum is Simcha’s debut presentation.
Workshop: Simcha is demonstrating the hands on preparation of healthful and delicious sweet snacks and desserts. Handouts will be provided that include recipes and the nutritional benefits of the treats. Participants will be able to taste the finished products.
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Cabin 2
LIBBY KANER - SOLOIST
Libby Kaner, 17, has been singing her whole life. Libby has been studying voice since 2011, appearing in school ceremonies with visiting artists. She taught herself to play both the piano and darbuka to accompany her personal and choir appearances. She began singing professionally at age 10 with the Moran Choir in Israel and internationally. She has enjoyed solo appearances with the Israel Opera, the Camari, the Bima, the Israel Philharmonic. Libby performed voluntarily at Schneider Hospital, in kindergartens, and at Beit Dana for children with special needs.
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, 8:00 PM-8:30 PM, Main Hall
AVITAL KATZ--LYMPHATIC FACIAL MASSAGE
Lymphatic Facial Massage tones your skin and deeply relaxes your facial muscles, releasing tension and facilitating profound calm and equilibrium. Learn to tone, relax and rejuvenate your skin and release tension throughout your body as you treat yourself or someone else. All welcome!
Monday, May 22nd, 2017, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM, Cabin 2
Avital Katz offers individual Lymphatic Facial Massage mini-sessions along with other methods to effectively release tension.
Monday, May 22nd, 2017, 8:00 PM-9:00 PM, Classroom
RAV DONIEL KATZ - TORAH, THE FINAL EVOLUTION
Join Rav Doniel Katz to learn how cutting edge science and Torah's deepest secrets are set to revolutionize the future of self-transformation and spirituality.
Rav Doniel Katz is a visionary educator and internationally sought-after lecturer whose open and compassionate teachings have transformed the lives of thousands around the world. A former award-winning filmmaker and theater director from Australia, he relocated to Jerusalem in 2000 and has spent the last 17 years learning in some of Israel’s best known yeshivas and from some of its greatest rabbis and spiritual masters. By nature an integrator and systems thinker, Rav Doniel is a deep spiritual seeker with a gift for awakening those same spiritual sensibilities in those he encounters, religious and secular alike. Challenging conventional paradigms of the self and the nature of reality, his teachings exist at the nexus of ancient and modern, intellect and emotion, spirit and practice.
Rav Doniel was a beloved teacher for many years at Neve Yerushalayim and Aish HaTorah, where his famous nightly classes routinely drew overflow crowds. In 2009, he created, “The Song Begins,” a cutting-edge live online learning community, and in 2012 after 10 years of development and in consultation with leading Torah scholars and mental-health professionals, he originated a unique curriculum to address the emotional and spiritual challenges of Klal Yisrael, launching the Elevation Seminar in New York, Los Angeles and Jerusalem. On the international stage in 2015 he spoke at a symposium on science and the meditational tools of Abrahamic traditions at the Mind & Life Institute in Massachusetts; in June of the same year he was invited by the Chief Rabbi of South Africa to speak at the Sinai Indaba conference in Johannesburg and Cape Town, during which over 5,000 people attended his Elevation sessions; and in 2016, he presented at the Wisdom 2.0 conference in Tel Aviv. The Whole Health Forum is proud to have Rav Doniel as a featured presenter!
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, 8:00 PM- 9:30 PM, Classroom
CHANA RACHEL KEAN - MACROBIOTIC COOKING
Chana Rachel began to practice Macrobiotics back in 1983 and has taught cooking classes in vegan macrobiotics, vegetarian and vegan food preparation. For many years she attended macrobiotic and vegetarian events sponsored by the Kushi Institute, studied there with a number of renowned teachers, and has also worked at the North American Vegetarian Society conferences and French Meadows Summer Camp. Chana Rachel has counseled clients in Macrobiotics and has given cooking classes.
After a 10 year break from her macrobiotic practice during at which time she practiced mainly raw foods (2003), she is now practicing what is known as Full Spectrum Macrobiotics. She is taking clients for consultations and giving cooking classes in the Jerusalem area. Chana Rachel is also a violinist, string instrument teacher and has directed orchestras in the U.S. and plays in a local Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra.
Workshop: Dessert Season
In this class, Chana Rachel will emphasize the preparation of luscious desserts according to the season and weather. Beginning with winter, we will explore desserts for different seasons of the year. What ingredients work best for winter, spring, summer and fall, and why is it important to change cooking styles and ingredients? This class includes tastings along with recipes and step by step instructions.
Thursday, May 25th 2017, 4:30PM - 6:00PM, Cabin 2
GABRIELLA KEREN - KUNDALINI DANCE
Gabriella Keren is a certified Kundalini Yoga teacher and belly dance aficionado. For the past many years she has been teaching seniors with varying levels of physical limitations. To spice up the practice, she offers belly dance in conjunction with yoga, breathing, laughter yoga, voice projection and facial exercises. Her students enjoy the music and the practice tremendously.
Workshop: Shake Your Bootie
Everyone is welcome to participate in this class, even people with disabilities. Gabriella ensures they will have a good time, be empowered and happy! All you need is an open mind!
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Marquee
PEARL KOELEWYN - DO-IN EXERCISES
Pearl has been practicing Do-In and Yoga for close to 20 years. She has studied Yoga with Tsipi Negev and other teachers in Jerusalem and in Washington DC. She continues to study Yogic teachings and strives to acquire deeper understanding of its principles.
Pearl works in a high school as a language teacher, where she incorporates classroom relaxation techniques to promote focus, relaxation and stress releif. She conducts Yoga workshops for the student and teacher population. Her school also has autistic classes, and she teaches Do-In and Yoga to this special needs population. Pearl has a passion for her students and devote her energies to the education of Israeli youth.
Workshop: Do-In, a self massage technique is taught by Michio Kushi of the macrobiotic movement. Do-In concentrates on the extremities and spine, including head and face, fingers, feet with some attention to shoulders and back. This will be accompanied in Pearl's class by breathing techniques to promote relaxation and well-being.
Monday, May 22nd 2017, 7:00AM - 8:00AM, Classroom
CHANA KOTLER - QIGONG
After moving from London to Israel, Chana transcribed and arranged Ladino songs for the folklore department at Kol Yisrael. She then became music coordinator at the Maale Adummim community center in its early days.
Chana is a qualified qigong teacher with Wingate College and teachers from France, the U.K, U.S., Asia and Israel. She has been teaching women’s groups in Jerusalem since 2004 and presently at the National Sports Center for the Blind.
Workshop: Qigong Flow for Women
Chana loves qigong because it is based on the wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine and can be integrated into many aspects of daily life. In this women-only workshop we will gather in a gentle practice of self care that has existed for centuries. Its flowing exercises increase circulation, strengthen muscles, improve balance, coordination and joint flexibility and uplift mood. Chana adds the healing power of music to accompany the movements.
Monday, May 22, 2017, 9:00AM - 10:00AM, Marquee
DEVORAH KUR - WELLNESS MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER
Devorah Kur is an international Wellness motivational speaker who runs wellness centers in Ra’anana, Kfar Saba and Jerusalem. She is passionate about helping people through their illnesses, challenges and struggles in life. She combines her expertise in reflexology and logotherapy (the teachings of Dr Victor Frankl “Man’s Search for Meaning”) to empower people to wellbeing of their BODY, MIND and SOUL. Her forte is in helping people find meaning and rise to the challenges of what life is asking of them.
Workshop: Soul Nourishment: The Ability to Heal
Explore the connections between the MIND and the BODY. As both reflexologist and associate in logotherapy (meaning-centered counseling), Devorah is fascinated by the role that our thoughts and attitudes have on our lives and bodies. Get inspired to take responsibility for your illnesses, symptoms and diseases, understanding the deeper meaning behind them for more fulfilled and enriched lives. Included is an exciting interactive exercise at once fun and mind blowing as to the effects of negativity on our bodies. What is your body telling you about your life?
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Marquee
JOAN WEINER LEVIN--HEALTHY LAUGHTER FROM A TORAH PERSPECTIVE
Biography - Joan Weiner Levin has been a stand up comedian making audiences laugh for well over a decade. She's won the title of the Jewish Week's Funniest Amateur Comedian in New York contest, and has performed regularly at clubs and at private events in the U.S. and in Israel since making Aliyah in 2014.
Workshop-Is it ok to laugh? Where do we find laughter in the Tanach, (hint: more places than you think!) and what can we learn from our forefathers’ guffaws?
Join us for an interactive workshop on the spiritual side of the lighter side.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, Marquee