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Tashlich + Dhikr: Muslim & Jewish New Year Ritual Celebration

  • 04:00 PM
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Friday, September 22, 2017 marks both Muslim and Jewish New Year Day. Join Lab/Shul and the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Community at Judson Memorial Church to celebrate this rare convergence with shared mystical traditions and rituals, starting our year with sacred solidarity.

Tashlich is an annual Jewish New Year ritual in which we cast the past into a body of water. Dhikr is a Sufi ceremony of embodied meditation and movement. 

All ages are invited to join us for a Sufi-Jewish ritual of music, movement, and poetry to welcome the first dusk and Sabbath of the new year. We will the process to the Washington Square Park Fountain to cast off our collective year of regrets and set intentions for the year ahead.

September 22nd, 2017
4pm – Doors open
4:30-6:30pm – Sufi-Jewish Dhikr ritual
6:30-7:00pm – Walk to Washington Sq. Park fountain for Tashlich ritual
All ages Jewish-Sufi Tashlich ritual on the river. BYOBreadcrumbs


Led by Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie, Shira Kline, Naomi Less, and Ezra Bookman from Lab/Shul, and Shaykha Fariha al-Jerrahi , Ali Rahman, and Juliet Rabia Gentile from Nur Ashki Jerrahi Community, and featuring internationally renowned Israeli musician and peace activist David Broza