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Adult Education at CBH

Dr. Joy Ladin, Virtual Scholar-Artist in Residence

Dr. Joy Ladin
Virtual Scholar-Artist in Residence
April 29-May 1, 2022

Joy Ladin, Ph.D., is the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish institution. She is the author of Through the Door of Life; Lambda Literary and Triangle Award finalist, The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective; and numerous poetry collections, including 2021 Jewish Book Award Winner, The Book of Anna, and Shekhinah Speaks (2022). Her online conversation series, “Containing Multitudes,” is available at; more about her work can be found at


  • April 29, 7:30 p.m.    | Streaming in person and via Zoom |  Kabbalat Shabbat D’var Torah: My Jewish Journey Between Genders (Q & A after the service)
  • April 30, 7 p.m. | Zoom |  Wrestling with Human and Divine: Poems from Shekhinah Speaks, Psalms and The Book of Anna 
  • May 1, 10:15 a.m. | Streaming in person @ CBHCS  and via Zoom | The G Word: A Discussion About Raising Kids in a Gender-Diverse World

This program is funded in full by the Vita Leo Brown Creativity and Arts Fund

Click here to register for these programs.


Shabbat Yoga Series

Celebrate your connection to Mind/Body/Breath with this yoga series. Drop ins welcome!

 No experience necessary. Bring your yoga mat and a towel. Dress comfortably in layers. 

Please bring a pillow, and yoga mat or towel. If you have other props, including blocks, please bring what you'd like to use. They are optional. Dress comfortably. Classes are taught by Certified Yoga Therapist and Congregant Rebecca Leary Safon c-IAYT RYT500.

Class will be held inside in our sanctuary with the windows open; masks will be required. If the weather allows we can move outdoors to our back patio or lawn. Due to limited capacity, registration required. Please register below.

There are risks associated with the practice of yoga and meditation. Please consult your caregivers before beginning a yoga practice, and for any concerns you may have. Follow any restrictions and modify the practice as needed. This practice is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You are responsible for your safety during class. By taking this class, you are agreeing to hold harmless Rebecca Leary LLC and her agents for any injuries you may incur.

Please RSVP here

Wed, May 25 2022 24 Iyyar 5782