Three-Part Working Member Workshop: "COMBATANTS FOR PEACE, Final Session"

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join Weavers Way Members Sheila Weinberg and Maynard Seider for the final session of their three-part workshop on the work of Combatants for Peace. Sheila and Maynard will share amazing first-hand experience and a powerful and very special TedX talk before inviting substantive conversation about experiences of "meeting with the enemy," both real and imagined. Everyone is welcome to participate: REGISTER HERE.

Sheila Weinberg is a published author who has written widely on such topics as feminism, spiritual direction, parenting, social justice and mindfulness from a Jewish perspective and has contributed commentaries to Kol HaNeshama, the Reconstructionist prayer book. Sheila Weinberg has taught mindfulness meditation and yoga to rabbis, Jewish professionals and lay people in the context of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. She is a rabbi herself, and serves as a spiritual director to a variety of Jewish clergy including students and faculty at HUC-JIR in New York. She is creator and co-leader of the Jewish Mindfulness Teacher Training Program.

Maynard Seider is a sociologist who has co-led two previous workshops: one, an introduction to neoliberalism, and the other, a discussion of Naomi Klein's book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate." He is the author of "The Gritty Berkshires: A People's History From the Hoosac Tunnel to MASS MoCA." He volunteers at Houston Elementary School and is a member of Germantown Jewish Centre.

Organizer Name: 
The Weavers Way Membership Dept.
Organizer Phone: 
215-843-2350, ext. 118
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Event Venue: 
Mt. Airy Nexus
Event Location: 

520 Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia, PA, 19119