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Feast Forward – Lab/Shul’s Week in Review 10/28/14

It was a really exciting weekend for Lab/Shul on the Family Front – last Saturday morning, we launched our first of a three-part series for families with kids aged 0-4 called StorahSteps – read all about it below. Later that evening, we gathered together with half of our brand new Raising the Bar cohort of families. Together,…

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Being a Good Friend – StorahSteps @ Kolot Chayeinu on 10/25/14

Being a Good Friend  by Susan Remick Topek, Associate Director Early Childhood & Family Engagement, The Jewish Education Project    What do you get when you add Intention, meaning, excitement and Judaism? “When we open the Torah, we see that there is only black and white. We add the colors to the Torah, by adding our…

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FALLOW POCKETS: REPORT FROM THE FIRST FALLOW LAB SALON

“In the emerging, highly programmed landscape ahead, you will either create the software or you will be the software. It’s really that simple: Program, or be programmed. Choose the former, and you gain access to the control panel of civilization. Choose the latter, and it could be the last real choice you get to make.”…

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Lab/Shul goes to Israel – summer 2015 – info session on 11/11

Lab/Shul is going to Israel on our maiden voyage – August 2015. Want to come with us?  Join our initial info. meeting – to hear our ideas – share your needs, ideas and questions. Let’s co-create.  (Scroll down for more details & estimated costs)  Join Amichai and Ezra Korman, CEO of Makor Educational Journeys to find…

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Lab/Shul named among top 50 Jewish innovators in the US!

Labshul is proud to have been selected as one of the 50 most innovative Jewish organizations in North America by Slingshot 2014-15 – a prestigious, world-recognized guide for innovation. Here’s what Slingshot had to say about all of you who  co-create Lab/Shul, together: Lab/Shul reinvents the synagogue from the ground up – no easy task, and one…

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How many people does it take to hold open a Torah Scroll?

How many people does it take to hold open a Torah Scroll?  Let’s just say around 100And this past Saturday – Lab/Shul officially said goodbye to the High Holy Day Season and hello to the new cycle of Torah for the year – back into the Beginning. A hands-on ritual moment built by Lab/Shul ritual…

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Ready to Reset? Fallow Lab Begins this Week!

Ready to Reset?  I’m excited for this coming Wednesday, 10/22: First FallowLab Study Salon in NYC + online This first salon is about charting the year ahead  – what are our personal goals for better balance between digital and actual? Why and how do we plan to reclaim an ancient agricultural system as a modern tool for techno-human…

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A Blessing from Brokenness – article on infertility by Naomi Less

This month’s issue of S’hma – A Journal of Jewish Ideas is dedicated to infertility in the Jewish community – what is going on and what we as a community can do about it. The lead article was written by Naomi Less who was also responsible for putting this painful and so important issue on the table for Shma…

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When the Healer needs Healing? Join us: Annual Conference on Visiting the Sick

Join Amichai Lau-Lavie along with other friends of Lab/Shul at this annual conference on visiting the sick – and be part of the Lab/Shul group of volunteers to help create our own Soup Circle program this coming year!  See details here:  When the Healer Need Healing annual conference on visiting the sick will take place on…