Makor Or: May 19+20 Shabbaton Meditation

Date/Time N/A
3200 California Street
San Francisco
Cost $100 to $120
Age Range Mixed Ages
Categories Religious/Spiritual

Makor Or: A Center for Jewish Meditation

Led by Norman Fischer and Rabbi Dorothy Richman
May 19+20
at the JCCSF

Join Makor Or and teachers Norman Fischer and Rabbi Dorothy Richman, for the beautiful experience of Shabbat from Friday night Shabbat dinner through Havdallah Saturday night. During this joyful retreat we will practice silent meditation, study Torah, davven the Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat and Saturday prayer services and enjoy Jewish chant. We will share silent meals, and take time to contemplate together this precious gift of life and renewal of the soul. Makor Or Shabbat retreats have always been our favorite, full of joy, depth and fellowship.

No previous experience with meditation, Hebrew or prayer is necessary. All are welcome.

Out of respect for our members with asthma please do not wear scented products to Makor Or programs.

FRIDAY MAY 19th 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm includes dinner
SATURDAY MAY 20th 10:00 am - 9:30 pm includes lunch + 3rd meal

SF CA 94118

JCC Members $100, - Public $120 MOSMR
call 415-292-1278 or visit

For more information and financial aid email Makor Or Director Ellen Shireman:

About Makor Or: Founded January 1, 2000 by Rabbi Alan Lew (z"l) and Norman Fischer, the Jewish meditation practice of Makor Or incorporates sitting and walking meditation, and Jewish chant. Our mission is to bring the clarity and depth of meditation practice to our Jewish life and observance, to facilitate the transformation that Judaism can effect in our lives.

Norman Fischer is the spiritual leader of Makor Or. He is also a Zen master, founder of Everyday Zen and a poet. His books include, Jerusalem Moonlight, Taking Our Places, Sailing Home, Training in Compassion and The Strugglers.

Rabbi Dorothy A. Richman serves as the rabbi of Makor Or. She is a Master Educator leading Kevah Torah study groups, teaching widely in the Bay Area. She has served as rabbi for Berkeley Hillel, Sha'ar Zahav and Congregation Beth Sholom with her mentor Rabbi Alan Lew(z"l).

Makor Or is a program of the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture.

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