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Daily Spiritual Shvitz

Leo Baeck Temple’s Daily Spiritual Shvitz seeks to elevate our time of reflection bridging Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Day 8

Rabbi Chasen will share poignant words of poetry written especially for the arrival of Yom Kippur, our Day of Atonement, in this one-of-a-kind year in human history.

Day 7
How is teshuvah like going to the dentist? Rabbi Berney shares one of her favorite poems as she reflects on our spiritual work for the New Year.

Day 6

Check out Education Intern Julia Berg with her Yamim Noraim tradition of grappling with the “Ten Questions” and seeing how our answers change over time

Day 5

Rabbinic Intern Scott Goldberg brings us home with the powerful words of Hashivenu as we prepare for Yom Kippur and our journey of tshuva.

Day 4

Can we change? Rabbi Ross reflects on a Midrash which notes “water wears away stone” as a framework for how we too can change, slowly, but change. ​​​​​​​

Day 3

Music is a big part of spirituality – join Cantor Kates for a moment of musical spirituality during these Days of Awe.​​​​​​​

Day 2

Community Organizing Intern Michael Lewis reflects on his family’s tradition of apologizing to one another during these Days of Awe and he invites you to do the same with your loved ones.

Day 1

Rabbi Chasen shares the words of his song, “Return Again”, as we begin the process of tshuva during these Days of Awe.