Spring Festival of Learning/Lag Ba’Omer CelebrationDate & Time
May 14, 2017
1:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Spring Festival of Learning and Lag Ba’Omer Celebration
Classes and Workshops for Adults | Family Farm Stations | Adult Dance Party and Bonfire
Join Lehrhuas Judaica and Urban Adamah for an incredible day of learning and celebration. In the afternoon learn from Jewish wisdom all-stars with a keynote talk by Rabbi David Ingber. There will also be farm stations the whole family can enjoy and childcare available throughout the afternoon. In the evening we’ll count the Omer, enjoy local beer and boogie down to the tunes of Kugelplex. Authentic and fresh Mexican street food will be available for purchase from Canasta Kitchen Food Truck! You can view their menu here.
One ticket gains admission to any part of the day! Free for ages 17 and under. $10 if purchased by end of day May 13th. $15 on May 14th or at the door.
Adult Workshops and Presentations, 1:00-5:00 pm
Learn from some of the best Jewish leaders and teachers in the Bay Area and beyond! Presenters include Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Daniel Matt, Deena Aranoff, Jehon Grist, Jen Myzel & Melita Silberstein, Naomi Siedman, Rabbi Adina Allen, Rabbi David Ingber, Rabbi Natan Margalit, Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan, Rabbi Tsipora Gabbai, Rachel Brodie, & Sky Buenavista/Planting Justice, and Shlichat Tzibbur Julie Batz & Lior Tsarfaty! Wine tasting tours of Covenant Winery will also be offered.
Keynote Lecture, 4:00-5:00 pm
Moses and Donald Trump: A Dialogue, by Rabbi David Ingber
Family Farm Stations and Childcare, 1:00-4:00 pm
Enjoy fun farm stations including cob building, Shabbat candle making, nature prints, farm scavenger hunt, hanging with the goats and chickens, face painting, and more!
In addition, from 1:00-4:00 we will be offering free childcare in one hour intervals for kids ages 4-12 so that parents can attend the adult learning sessions. Advanced registration for the kids program is highly recommended. Limited to 20 kids per hour.
Lag Ba’Omer Bonfire and Dance Party for Adults, 5:00-7:30 pm
Gather around the fire as we count the Omer and boogie down to tunes from Kugelplex. Beer will be provided and Mexican street food will be available for purchase.